For men whose sense of style transcends cigars and single-malts, the boutonniere represents the new epitome of luxurious masculinity. Worn by today's impeccably dressed man, the boutonniere makes a confident statement of elegance and personal flair.This beautifully illustrated volume shows how to incorporate this ultimate style accent to the modern man's wardrobe, whether for day or night, casual ...
Hardcover: 96 pages
Publisher: Universe (February 5, 2000)
Product Dimensions: 7.2 x 0.5 x 9.7 inches
Amazon Rank: 1097796
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The boutonniere strikes fear into the hearts of most men. This book looks directly into the heart of darkness and, without going overboard, engages in a sensible, masculine discussion on the historic and tasteful male use of the flower in the everyd...
ccasion. Specially commissioned full-color photography demonstrates the matching of colors, fabrics, and styles with a wide range of floral possibilities, from a single daisy or carnation to the orchid or lily of the valley. In addition, the book presents a fascinating history of the boutonniere and the men who have worn them, from such royals as the Duke of Windsor and Prince Charles, to Hollywood icons like Cary Grant, Fred Astaire, and Sean Connery.From sprucing up an everyday suit to sporting the perfect boutonniere on your wedding day, this book offers the definitive word on this symbol of masculine elegance.