The Vintage Showroom: An Archive of Menswear

The Vintage Showroom: An Archive of Menswear

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Curated by connoisseurs of vintage clothing, 'The Vintage Showroom' is a vast collection of rare 20th-century menswear that fashion designers and stylists pay to view, using the cut and detailing of individual garments as inspiration for their own work. Featuring 130 of the most influential examples of 20th-century European, American and Asian utilitarian tailoring and design, the book is divided into three sections of sportswear, workwear, and militaria, covering everything from 1940s flying jackets and polar exploration suits to vintage French denims.

Praised by Karl Lagerfeld as "the place for inspiration", The Vintage Showroom is a unique collection of men's vintage clothing, revered by collectors, fashion designers and stylists, who rent out its unique pieces as a source for new designs. plit into four chapters of Aviation & Motorsports. Tailoring and Dress Uniforms, Utility & Denim, Sportswear & Weatherwear, The Vintage Showroom provides a unique overview of the best pieces from the collection. Featuring everything from a bearskin bomber jacket and fur-lined flying trousers to the original US navy peacoat and waterproofs worn on the British Antarctic Survey, the book is a mine of ideas for designers and stylists. Lavishly illustrated with specially commissioned photography, showing the clothing details and highlighting the features that make each piece unique, this beautiful volume will be a must-have for designers and fashionistos everywhere.

 3.17 cms H x 29.21 cms L x 24.76 cms W 304 pages, Hardcover, 2015. 

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