Homespun: True Tales of Tweed

Homespun: True Tales of Tweed

by J Joseph Pastrana
Homespun: True Tales of Tweed

Homespun: True Tales of Tweed

by J Joseph Pastrana


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Tweeds have stories to tell: of toil and priviledge, of imagination and sheer will, of fortunes made and empires lost. This cloth of distinction is steeped in tradition yet adopted by each generation as its own, ever modern and new. It's been hand loomed for village tailors and grand couture houses. It's been fashioned into garments for beggars and Kings. Here are those stories from the men and women, the designers and artisans, whose inescapable destinies have been intertwined with tweed. From the haunting landsapes of Scotland to the dynamic prefectures of Japan; from the soundstages of Hollywood to the footlights of Broadway; from the historic streets of London to the towering skyscrapers of New York City, it's a journey into the distant past, a look into the future, and the road to coming back home.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780578350202
Publisher: Thane & Prose
Publication date: 01/05/2022
Pages: 196
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.56(d)

About the Author

$27.99 USD Joseph Pastrana is a New York-based fashion journalist and public relations consultant whose extensive professional experience encompasses a wide range of lifestyle and corporate accounts. He was previously Fashion Director for the trade publication MetroStyle, for which he covered season Fashion Weeks in New York, Paris and Milan, and wrote profiles and reviews on designers and collections, including Calvin Klein, Oscar de la Renta, Carolina Herrera, Bill Blass, Van Cleef & Arpels, Saks Fifth Ave, Sotheby's, Louis Vuitton, Patek Philippe and others. Today, he is affiliated with Mannfolk PR in publicity and brand development projects while also serving as Editor-at-Large for New York Style Guide, covering fashion, art, interior design and luxury.
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