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The Metrosexual Guide to Style: A Handbook for the Modern Manby Michael Flocker
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The old-fashioned, repressed, un-moisturized man has been banished to the hinterlands and a new breed is taking center stage. He is a man of style, sophistication, and security, just as strong and confident as his predecessor, but far more diverse in his interests, his tastes, and, most importantly, his self-image. He may be seen at an NBA game one night and an art gallery opening the next. Able to navigate any social setting, he is informed, influential, intriguing, and very much in vogue these days. He is the new male ideal: the metrosexual man.
So how can the average Joe keep up with this new version of cool? How should he behave, what shoes should he wear, and what CDs should he have in his collection? Answers to these questions and so many other pressing concerns can be found in The Metrosexual Guide to Style. Filled with entertaining anecdotes, famous quotes, helpful hints, do's and don'ts, recommendations and potential pitfalls, this handy guidebook covers everything from dining out to fashion and personal style, home decor to the Metro-mindset. It is the one-stop shop for the impeccably groomed and savvy modern man.
"[T]his guide...approaches its material with thoroughness, warm humor and, yes, style." Publishers Weekly
"[Flocker's] manual, like a proper etiquette guide, is a handbook for living." New York Times
From what to order and how to order it to what to wear and how to wear it, the essentials of "metrosexual" savoir faire
This entertaining and up-to-the-minute handbook offers practical advice for these most modern of men. Hip, irreverent, and informative, it covers fashion, grooming, cocktails, home decor, etiquette and much, much more.
About the Author
Michael Flocker has lived at various times amid the bright lights of Berlin, the fabulous chaos of New York and the hazy dream that is Los Angeles. His colorful career path has ushered him in and out of the worlds of fashion, film, television and travel writing.
With this book he hopes to satisfy his lifelong urge to tell people how to live and behave. He currently lives in New York.
Table of Contents
General etiquette — Wine & cocktails — Dining out — Art & culture — Music, books & film — Fashion & personal style — Good grooming — Body & fitness — Sex & romance — Home dâecor — The metrosexual mind-set.
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