T-shirts have become an essential fashion and lifestyle statement. However you wear them, or whatever picture they depict or slogan they announce, they are a form of self-definition for both the average person and kids in cutting-edge subcultures. A true T-shirt aficionado can tell a vast amount about a person's style and attitude to life, just from the shirt they wear. "Vintage T-shirts" pays homage to the obsessional love of tees in all their guises - and the nostalgic memories they bring. The book takes a visual journey through the world of music, television, film, art, sport, advertising, skate and surf, hip-hop culture, cars and girls, games, and all aspects of popular culture that make this item of clothing such a long-lasting and covetable staple. In addition, there are several special feature spreads that take a look celebrity wearers, collector profiles, street style, customization and manufacturing.
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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 shirts. Formerly a fashion journalist for 19 magazine, Lisa has a degree in fashion textiles. Lisa and Sam sell their clothes under the Heart of Glass label at Whistles. Their Upper Fifth range is currently on sale at Top Shop.
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Book Description HarperDes, 2006. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: Vintage T-Shirts is a phenomenal celebration of the ever-popular t-shirt, which brings together old favorites from the 1970s and 1980s. With more than 500 uncommon examples, this book documents history by examining this ubiquitous and affordable article of clothing. With full color photographs throughout, Vintage T-Shirts is a must have for t-shirt collectors, fashion buffs, and pop culture junkies alike. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_0061144622
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Book Description HarperDes, 2006. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110061144622