Alan Flusser

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Alan J. Flusser (born 16 May 1945) is an American author and designer of men's clothing. He owns and operates Alan Flusser Custom in New York City.[1][2]

Early life and education[edit]

Flusser was born in West Orange, New Jersey. In 1979 he founded Alan Flusser Designs. He is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania.


Flusser designed the wardrobe for Gordon Gekko (played by Michael Douglas) in Wall Street and designed clothing for the films Barbarians at the Gate and Scent of a Woman.


Before deciding to focus on his entertainment career, Fonzworth Bentley was an apprentice to Flusser.[3]


  • Flusser, Alan (1981). Making the Man: The Insider's Guide to Buying Men's Clothes. Simon & Schuster. ISBN 0-671-79147-8.
  • Flusser, Alan (1985). Clothes and the Man: The Principles of Fine Men's Dress. Villard. ISBN 0-394-54623-7.
  • Flusser, Alan (1996). Style and the Man: How and Where to Buy Fine Men's Clothes. HarperCollins. ISBN 0-06-270155-X.
  • Flusser, Alan (2002). Dressing the Man: Mastering the Art of Permanent Fashion. HarperCollins. ISBN 0-06-019144-9.
  • Flusser, Alan (2010). Style and the Man. HarperCollins. ISBN 9780061976155.

Awards and honors[edit]

Flusser won the 1983 Coty Award as Top Menswear Designer,[citation needed] and received the Cutty Sark Award in 1987.[citation needed]


  1. ^ Harper Collins page
  2. ^ Style File: Alan Flusser The Star-Ledger July 7, 2008
  3. ^ Fonzworth Bentley at A&M Representation. Accessed 04 April 2012

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