Vintage Menswear: A Collection from the Vintage Showroom

Vintage Menswear: A Collection from the Vintage Showroom

by Josh Sims, Douglas Gunn, Roy Luckett
     
 

Classic workwear, sports, and military apparel. Curated by connoisseurs of vintage clothing, The Vintage Showroom is a vast collection of rare 20th-century pieces that fashion designers and stylists pay to view, using the cut and detailing of individual garments as inspiration for their own work. Offering one-of-a-kind access, Vintage Menswear now

Overview

Classic workwear, sports, and military apparel. Curated by connoisseurs of vintage clothing, The Vintage Showroom is a vast collection of rare 20th-century pieces that fashion designers and stylists pay to view, using the cut and detailing of individual garments as inspiration for their own work. Offering one-of-a-kind access, Vintage Menswear now makes this unique resource available in book form. Providing over 300 lavishly illustrated pages of rare, must-see designs, Vintage Menswear is the essential choice of 20th-century vintage tailoring and detailing and an inspirational resource for students and menswear fashion designers and stylists.

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
"...basically porn for anyone interested in both history and men's clothing." - CoolMaterial.com"

...a nice addition to a personal library, particularly for people who appreciate workwear, vintage clothing, and men's clothing design." - Derek Guy, Put This On"

...a crash course on what's what in decades-old duds...Vintage Menswear [is] a valuable resource for collectors and buyers alike to further educate themselves on the finer details of these garments." - Chadner Navarro, Nylon Guys"

London-based The Vintage Showroom's recently released book, Vintage Menswear is Tumblr-style porn on paper, and if ever there were a heritage book Take Ivy-heads might clamor for unabashedly, it's this one." - Esquire

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781856698832
Publisher:
King, Laurence Publishing
Publication date:
09/26/2012
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
304
Sales rank:
1,111,257
Product dimensions:
9.70(w) x 11.30(h) x 1.30(d)

Meet the Author

Josh Sims is a freelance style writer. He is the author of Rock/Fashion, A Dictionary of Fashion Designer, Mary, Queen of Shops, and for Laurence King Icons of Men's Style and Cult Streetwear.

Douglas Gunn and Roy Lockett are co-founders of The Vintage Showroom, a definitive collection of 20th-century menswear.

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