Sharp Suits

A Celebration Of Men's Tailoring
Eric Musgrave

Description

Sharp Suits examines the fascinating history and evolution of the modern suit from the late seventeenth century to date. From eighteenth-century bespoke to the mass industrialisation of the twentieth century, we see how the uniform of the ruling classes became the utilitarian outfit of the worker.

A series of thematic chapters also illustrate how the universal staple of a man's wardrobe can play many different roles and, chameleon-like, can mean different things in different situations. From the Duke of Windsor to The Thin White Duke, David Bowie; from James Brown to The Jamel from Guys and Dolls to The Godfather, movie stars, rock stars, heroes and villains, philanthropists, presidents and gangsters – all these men and many more have dressed to impress in a matching jacket and trousers and have found that a suit will suit them very well.

Details

  • Format
    Hardback
  • Pages
    208
  • Size
    270 x 210mm
  • Publisher
    Pavilion
  • ISBN
    9781911624783
Status
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Stock Code
190711
Our Price
$29.99