An appreciation of a swaggering sartorial classic first made famous by early Hollywood stars.
In the second half of his interview with The Hanger Project's Kirby Allison, Alan discusses the elements of a classic wardrobe, and how to assemble one well-suited to one's own proportions and coloring.
Kirby Allison of The Hanger Project recently came by the shop to interview Alan for his blog. In this first half of their far-ranging conversation, Alan discusses his earliest work as a sartorial consultant (for his high school girlfriend’s father), his experience working for Pierre Cardin in the 1970s, and his motivation for writing the books which have made him a preeminent authority on menswear.
In its elemental simplicity, a well-cut blazer is everything good tailoring should be: easy, elegant, unassuming, and reliable. Such a stalwart companion is not something you want to cut corners on, but there’s never been a better time to get a top-quality specimen made for you without breaking the bank.