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Vintage T-shirts

Vintage T-shirts

Author: Lisa Kidner
$49.99(NZD)  inc GST
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Description

This phenomenal celebration of vintage T-shirts from the 1970s and 1980s brings together old favourites as well as rare archive shirts in a visual journey through the popular culture and spirit of the times. Over 500 images of unusual and original T-shirts have been garnered from private collectors, fan clubs and brand companies. The book includes:



  • Shirts from the worlds of skate, surf, BMX, TV and film, advertising, comics and cartoons, as well as music ÂÂ� from classic rock and punk to new wave and hip hop

  • Technical processes, such as iron-on transfers and screen-printing

  • Collectors stories and treasures

Author description

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.

Table of contents

History; * Tribes & Street Culture; * Music & Concert; * Surf & Skate; * TV & Film; * Cars & Girls; * Popular Culture; * Collecting & Care; * Sourcebook.

Stock Information

General Fields

  • : 9781844424047
  • : Carlton Books Ltd
  • : Carlton Books Ltd
  • : February 2006
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Lisa Kidner
  • : Hardback
  • : 391
  • : 352
  • : 600 colour/duotone photographs