The Vintage Menswear: a Collection from the Vintage Showroom Hardback
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, "The Vintage Showroom Menswear" now makes this unique resource available in book form.
Featuring 130 of the most influential examples of 20th-century and earlier European, American and Asian utilitarian tailoring and design, the book is divided into three sections of sportswear, militaria and workwear, covering everything from 1940s flying jackets and polar exploration suits to vintage French denims.
Stunning full-page bleeds and front and back views showcase ground-breaking designs in concept, shape and cut.
Providing over 300 lavishly illustrated pages of rare, must-see designs, "The Vintage Showroom Menswear" is the essential choice of 20th-century vintage tailoring and detailing and an inspirational resource for students and menswear fashion designers and stylists.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 304 pages, 400 colour
- Publisher: Laurence King Publishing
- Publication Date: 03/09/2012
- Category: History of fashion
- ISBN: 9781856698832