My boss, the CEO of our company, has always been a shorts and flip flops kind of guy. We are a software company. I used to be the only person at my company that wore suits, sportcoats, english shoes etc. I have been on Styleforum since 2004 so my style is pretty well developed. I do not post often though. My boss has recently decided to start dressing in business attire. He has bought some some suits. He has bought some better dress shoes, Allen Edmond Mc Neils. He has also bought some blazers and slacks. These were all very recent purchases. Yesterday my boss was kind of asking for some advice or we were at least discussing clothes. Most of the suits and sportcoats he just recently bought are black. I carefully told him that in the future he should buy less black and more blue or grey. He asked "why?". I thought about it a moment and said "Black suits are fine for a funeral or wearing at night to a nightclub. If you wear black suits during the day it just makes you kind of look like a limo driver or something". At the time he was also wearing a tie and black slacks but did not wear a jacket that day. So I added "Maybe avoid wearing a tie when you are not wearing a jacket because it kind of makes you look like a waiter." Then the conversation moved onto slacks. He was wearing navy slacks yesterday. He also started that he had bought some black slacks. So I added, "Avoid black slacks. They make you look like a busboy or waiter. Also avoid blue slacks becuase they look like half a suit.". He responded, "What about blue, striped slacks?" I responded, "Blue, striped suit yes, striped pants NO, again looks like half a suit". I recommended that he buy blue suits and grey suits, grey slacks of different shades, a couple blue blazers, and a couple of sportcoats. blue socks, and solid ties or ties with small simple, geometric patterns. I told him just stick to those basics and you will never have to think about this stuff again. Some of you may think that was career suicide but I like and respect the man too much not to help him with this. He has helped me with many things. I figured if he was asking, then he really wanted help. His response was positive. He asked where I accumalated this knowledge. I didn't want to tell him about styleforum for various reasons. I recommended tat he get an Alan Flusser book. What Flusser book would be best for his situation?