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Menswear reading list

Cut & Construction

Aldrich, Winifred. Metric Pattern Cutting for Menswear. Oxford, 1980-2006
Knowles, Lori A. The Practical Guide to Pattern-Making for Fashion Designers:  Menswear. New York, 2005


Baudot, Francoise. The Allure of Men. New York/Paris, 2002
Breward, Christopher. The Hidden Consumer: Masculinities, Fashion and City Life, 1860 - 1914. Manchester,1999
Chenoune, Farid. A History of Men's Fashion. Paris, 1993
Cole, Shaun. Don We Now Our Gay Apparel: Gay Men's Dress in the Twentieth Century. Oxford/New York, 2000
Constantino, Maria. Men's Fashion in the Twentieth Century. London, 1997
De Marly, Diana. Fashion for Men: An Illustrated History. London, 1985
Druesedow, Jean L. Men's Fashion From the Turn of the Century. London, 1990
Gieve, David W. Gieves & Hawkes: 1785-1985 the Story of a Tradition. Portsmouth, 1985
Giorgetti, Cristina. Brioni: Fifty Years of Style. Florence, 1995
Hart, Avril. Ties. London, 1998
Harvey, John. Men in Black. London, 1995
Howarth, Stephen. Henry Poole: Founder of Savile Row, the Making of a Legend. Honiton, 2003
Jobling, Paul. Man Appeal: Advertising, Modernism and Menswear. Oxford/New York 2005
Manecker, Marion. Dressing in the Dark: Lessons in Men's Style From the Movies. New York/Paris, 2002
Martin, Richard. and Harold Koda. Jocks and Nerds: Men's Style in the Twentieth Century. New York, 1989
Peacock, John. Men's Fashion: The Complete Sourcebook. London, 1996
Ugolini, Laura. Menswear and Manliness, 1880-1939: Buying and Selling Men's Clothes. London, forthcoming September 2007
Versace, Gianni. Men Without Ties. New York, 1995
Walker, Richard. Saville Row: An Illustrated History. New York, 1989

Exhibition Catalogues

Bolton, Andrew. Men in Skirts. V&A Publications, 2003

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