'THE VINTAGE SHOWROOM - AN ARCHIVE OF MENSWEAR'
Co-Written by Roy Luckett and Douglas Gunn.
304 pages, Hardback, All photographs by Nic Shonfeld. Published by Laurence King Publishing, September 2015
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. Split 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.