Articles of Style founder Dan Trepanier captures Alan in his own words on the state of menswear, his own personal style, and how to improve as a dresser.
A short video by Michael Pushkarskiy documenting our special event at the Leffot shoe boutique on September 27, 2018. Featuring Leffot owner Steven Taffel, the evening’s moderator John Tinseth, and a number of our friends and clients. Thanks to all who came!
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.
“While the Easy Riding western world was gleefully casting off its meticulously constructed menswear traditions in the 1960s and 70s, it was the Japanese who picked up the pieces from the side of the road, dusted them off, and installed them as icons of timeless taste. Little surprise that when Alan Flusser emerged on the fashion scene, resplendently and unapologetically classicist, he was immediately Big in Japan.”