Cycle Chic

Overview

Moving beyond lycra: the latest trends in street style and the return to style on wheels.The efficiency of getting around by bike has made cycling a popular pursuit of city life. More recently, biking and street style have come together to form an entire spectrum of urban self-expression. From gritty messengers to tweed-sporting bankers, from Pashley princesses to high-tech roadies, cycle chic is everywhere you look.This colorful compendium offers snapshots from around the world of everyday riders who are ...
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Overview

Moving beyond lycra: the latest trends in street style and the return to style on wheels.The efficiency of getting around by bike has made cycling a popular pursuit of city life. More recently, biking and street style have come together to form an entire spectrum of urban self-expression. From gritty messengers to tweed-sporting bankers, from Pashley princesses to high-tech roadies, cycle chic is everywhere you look.This colorful compendium offers snapshots from around the world of everyday riders who are redefining bike fashion and emphasizing the accessibility—and fun—of city cycling. Targeted at the style-conscious of all stripes, this ingenious collection presents charismatic combinations of individual style and practical function.
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The Photo Review
“The fun photos by Colville-Andersen and a few other photographers flaunt the beautiful people of the urban bicycling world.”
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780500516102
  • Publisher: Thames & Hudson
  • Publication date: 5/21/2012
  • Pages: 288
  • Sales rank: 1,424,551
  • Product dimensions: 5.70 (w) x 8.40 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Meet the Author

Mikael Colville-Andersen is the founder of Copenhagenize, a website and consultancy established to advise governments and policymakers on the importance of urban cycling, and the cycling fashion blog Copenhagen Cycle Chic. He lives and cycles in Denmark.
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Table of Contents

Introduction 6

Colour, Pattern & Attitude 10

Out and About 62

Vélo À Deux 110

Dress Me Up, Dress Me Down 154

Angels in the Details 222

Picture Credits 286

Acknowledgments 288

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