Alan J. Flusser is a 1983 Coty Award-winning menswear designer and the best-selling author of Clothes and the Man. He won acclaimed for his designs for the movie, Wall Street, and has become identified with the garments he made for Michael Douglas's character in that film, Gordon Gekko. He also owns a custom shop at Saks Fifth Avenue in New York where he turns out high-style, hand-tailored custom clothes for business executives and for the who's who of the entertainment world. Other books by Flusser include Making the Man and Style and the Man. The books discuss the fundamentals of men's clothing and list the 200 best stores in 70 countries all over the world. He was awarded the Cutty Sark Award (the design industry's Oscar) for his first two books.