Author(s): Douglas Gunn
Praised by Karl Lagerfeld as "the place for inspiration", 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 fashionistas.
Douglas Gunn and Roy Luckett are co-founders of The Vintage Showroom, a definitive collection of 20th-century menswear. With over 35 plus years knowledge and experience of vintage clothing between them their collection has become a must-see destination for fashion designers from around the world, while their Covent Garden store continues to receive accolades and awards.