Contemporary Menswear : A Global Guide To Independent Mens Fashion
Publisher: Thames & Hudson
- Book Category: Beauty and Fashion
- Format: Hardcover
- Number of Pages: 288
In the past, menswear and creative fashion were not words that were easily associated with one another. While a rich tradition existed in mens tailoring, menswear was seen as very much the poor relation to womenswear. Times have changed: menswear, notably that created and produced by independent labels, is a hotbed of creativity; separate fashion weeks devoted to menswear are now held in Paris, London, and Milan; and the menswear scene is hotly discussed, critiqued, and debated in the press and online. Contemporary Menswear presents in-depth profiles of more than fifty of the designers, labels, brands, stores, websites, and blogs that have shaped and continue to shape menswear in the twenty-first century. From classic heritage labels such as Albam Clothing through to dynamic, new labels such as Tellason (crafted, desirable denim) this is a detailed and insightful guide to an independent menswear scene that has grown to be a respected and highly creative part of global fashion.