Vintage T-shirts pays homage to obsessional love of tees in all their guises - and the nostalgic memories they revive. Traded, given to lovers, worn until falling apart, customized and cut-up, T-shirts today are a ubiquitous item of apparel, worn by everyone, from children to the elderly. The book takes a visual journey through the worlds of music, television, film, advertising, skate and surf, entertainment and all aspects of popular culture that make this item of clothing such a longlasting and covetable staple. In addition, there are collector profile spreads that take a look at the collections and backstories of T-shirt fans and fanatics. It is a must-have purchase for all T-shirt enthusiasts!
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Sam Knee worked for four years in San Francisco, grading T-shirts and sourcing vintage clothes for a number of retailers. He has travelled extensively worldwide in the pursuit of rare and unusual T-shirts. Formerly a fashion journalist for 19 magazine, Lisa has a degree in fashion textiles. After dealing in vintage clothing at Portobello market in London, Lisa and Sam sold a range of their clothes under the Heart of Glass label at UK retailer Whistles. Their Upper Fifth range is currently on sale at Top Shop branches in the UK.
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Descripción Hardback. Estado de conservación: Very Good. The book has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Nº de ref. de la librería GOR005391707