Learn How To Dress Like a Gentleman from Bernhard Roetzel, the world famous German author whose Gentleman book has sold more than 1. An exclusive and revealing interview with the author of some of the most well- respected books on classic menswear, Bernhard Roetzel. Gentleman. A Timeless Guide to Fashion was first published in German in , by the publishing.

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Roetzel is a German who makes a living writing about style for outlets with which I am generally not familiar. He has been involved in the world of classic menswear for more than 15 years.

Roetzdl has a long tradition of shoemaking but we must remember that Hungary was rather independet within the Austrian Empire, and that there was a language gap. I found these names to be a bit vague yet appropriate — after all, life is pretty much divided to work, free time and occasional festivities.

Gentleman: A Timeless Guide to Fashion

Yet, when speaking about developing a personal style, a few of these rules will have to be bent or broken. Add all three to Cart Add all three to List. Italy may be the only exception, but if you notice the men in the poorer parts of Napoli, you can see a lot of bad clothes and lack of style there, too. They really rely on the fittings, unless they have a good system of their own.

I agree with this saying to some extent.

Bernhard Roetzel’s Gentleman Lookbook : A review – Parisian Gentleman

It is not an every day that a small, almost unknown menswear blogger like myself has the opportunity to interview a menstyle icon like Bernhard Roetzel. It also takes the reader behind the scenes with step-by-step photos of how good shoes are made, and how they hand craft suits, while supplying information on what is appropriate attire when one is out and about at different functions.


Are you looking gentlean help choosing the right suit for the right occasion, or are you a fan of a lost male culture? Bernhard Roetzel On Classic Menswear.

Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. But we must remember that, compared to today, tailored clothes were worn by many more men up until WWII. While the excellent I Am Dandy and We Are Dandy prominently introduce us to gentlemen that should not be copied — as the failure is certain — Gentleman Lookbook encourages us to copy and succeed.

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Many shoemakers from Hungary worked in Vienna like the famous Nagy.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Here is what I found. I would challenge anybody who reads this book from cover to cover to then go and stand in their wardrobe and look at their clothing and not feel that there is room for improvement!

Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. It also includes good tips on cleaning and storing suits and shirts etc. Any man who is really interested in these books is probably genyleman likely to enjoy the older fonts and design choices over the newer ones.


About the Author Following his studies in design, Bernhard Roetzel was first a copywritter and creative for advertising agencies in Frankfurt and Hamburg, as well as a script editor for a television company. All in all, the Gentleman Lookbook is a valuable addition to any bwrnhard. For example, there was institutional defiance towards Guttenberg because he just looked too good, therefore some people feared he might be the new terrifyingly charismatic and populist future leader of Germany.

English Choose a language for shopping. How would you compare the German bespoke style and approach to what we see in other tailoring traditions?

For some reason, he writes about English style. Methodically arranged and well-illustrated with high-quality photos, Gentleman’s Guide is somewhere in between a coffee-table book and a reference book.

German (un)elegance: Bernhard Roetzel helps debunk a few myths – Parisian Gentleman

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Technically, German tailors have always ranked among the best, but with regard to cloth and style the English were leading. Bernhard, first of all, it means a lot for me that you agreed to be interviewed for My Dapper Self.