Alongside the most influential designers and tastemakers, Higsnobiety highlights the pieces and brands in men’s fashion which have stood the test of time. The incomplete immortalizes the stories of brands ranging from Supreme to COMME des GARÇONS. From disparate local scenes in japan, the youth-driven movements of hip-hop, and the US, Europe, punk, and skateboarding have finally infiltrated high fashion.
The Incomplete: Highsnobiety Guide to Street Fashion and Culture #ad - Street fashion and urban culture have come a long way from humble beginnings in the ‘90s.
The New Luxury: Defining the Aspirational in the Age of Hypegestalten #ad - 21st century luxury is about the interplay between cult streetwear brands and elite fashion houses. Their latest book seeks to define “new Luxury, “ a term that summarizes how streetwear and sneakers have not only infiltrated the upper tiers of fashion, but became it. This book provides the foundational knowledge of how youth-driven culture and fashion trends start from the ground up.
Explore fashion’s transformation for a new generation of in-the-know consumers. Highsnobiety, is seen as a gatekeeper to the growing intersection of music, the publication geared at culturally-connected, forward-thinking young men, fashion, style-savvy, and style. The new luxury isn’t just about what you wear, but also what you know.
This is Not Fashion: Streetwear Past, Present and FutureThames & Hudson #ad - The definitive history of the world’s most influential fashion trend from the people who wore it bestThe story begins in 1972 in Jersey City, the first- ever streetwear shop; it then moves on to the start of punk, the birthplace of Trash and Vaudeville, which was a decisive influence on what is considered “streetwear” today.
From the dresser/casual movement born out of british soccer culture to the skater scene of California, from the paninari poseurs of Milan to the surfer dudes of Hawaii, the authors show how streetwear has permeated a vast range of seemingly disparate tribes. Streetwear recounts the remarkable history of how subcultural fashion trends have grown into a multi-billion-dollar global industry taking both high-end and fast fashion by storm.
This is Not Fashion: Streetwear Past, Present and Future #ad - 500+ illustrations in color. The intent behind streetwear remains the same: a powerful sense of identity and belonging. With more than 500 photographs and illustrations, profiles of industry pioneers, spotlights on significant brands, exclusive interviews, and snapshots of key cities, this is the complete history of fashion’s fastest- growing and most influential trend.
SupremeRizzoli #ad - Challenging the dominance of the established wes Coast skater scene and the new conservatism of 1990s New York, Supreme defined the aesthetic of an era of rebellious cool that reached from skaters to fashionistas and hip hop heads. Over the last sixteen years, the brand has stayed true to its roots while collaborating with some of the most groundbreaking artists and designers of its generation, and with stores in Los Angeles and Japan has become an international icon of independent counter-cultural style.
This definitive monograph - with written contributions from contrasting arbiters of style, from legendary advertising campaigns to especially commissioned skateboard designs, and artworks, Aaron Bondaroff and Glenn O'Brien, photographs, and including an interview between founder James Jebbia and the artist KAWS - brings together the disparate elements of the brand's output, and a comprehensive index of their products to date.
Supreme #ad - Including collaborations with jeff koons, damien hirst, and futura 2000 among many others, Public Enemy, Richard Prince, Lou Reed, this richly illustrated book is a survey of sixteen years of contemporary street fashion and culture reflected in the pioneering work of one of New York's most influential independent labels.
Rizzoli International Publications. In april 1994, supreme opened its doors on Lafayette Street in downtown Manhattan and became the home of New York City skate culture. The first monograph on the iconic independent New York street fashion label Supreme.
Pharrell: A Fish Doesn't Know It's WetRizzoli #ad - Following rizzoli’s best-selling pharrell: places and Spaces I’ve Been, this volume documents the continuing adventures in art and design of one of the most influential figures in contemporary music and popular culture. Expanding on themes covered in Places and Spaces I’ve Been, this book gathers a new group of collaborators.
This alone makes the book a must-have collectible. Engaging pharrell in conversation, talents as diverse as Karl Lagerfeld and Takashi Murakami position Pharrell’s work within contemporary visual and material culture. Featuring work with artists as diverse as JR, Alex Katz, Mr. Moynat, moncler, and daniel Arsham, the book highlights recent projects and designs for Chanel, and Adidas.
Pharrell: A Fish Doesn't Know It's Wet #ad - By playing off different disciplines—music, fashion, and contemporary art—Pharrell has redefined the role of the contemporary artist, blazing a trail for other musicians and cultural figures. Straddling art, design, and hip-hop, Pharrell’s creative output is without peer or precedent. The worldwide success of the song “happy” to his soundtrack and production credit for the Oscar-nominated film Hidden Figures bookend a volume devoted to Pharrell’s mastery of artistic collaboration.
Lavishly illustrated with 250 photographs and illustrations, this book features Pharrell Williams’s prolific and ever-expanding body of work in a graphic language all his own. Rizzoli International Publications.
Stan Smith: Some People Think I'm A ShoeRizzoli #ad - 1 tennis player Stan Smith. Over the last five decades, raf simons, designers, and fashion brands including Colette, Yohji Yamamoto, the Stan Smith has remained the perennial icon of minimalist cool sneaker design and Smith has collaborated with groundbreaking artists, and Pharrell. This all-access volume demonstrates that the personality of the shoe has everything to do with Stan the Man.
Rizzoli International Publications. This is the first book to celebrate the global cultural impact of the ubiquitous sneaker named after former world No. The first definitive volume that celebrates the best-selling Adidas sneaker with a cultlike global following. Showcasing street-style photography of stan smith sworn globally, to pop-culture references of the sneaker in rap lyrics to Bollywood movies—this book is an absolute collector’s item for readers interested in sneaker culture, sports, street style, design, and pop culture.
Stan Smith: Some People Think I'm A Shoe #ad - Chapters are enhanced by recollections from Stan Smith along with anecdotes from style influencers, designers, sports legends, and fervent sneaker fans. Featuring original imagery, historical photos, an exclusive portrait series by artist Juergen Teller, plus aninterview and anecdotes from the man behind the sneaker, and contributions from style arbiters such as Raf Simons and Pharrell, Stan Smith.
An internationally celebrated and highly coveted icon in the world of sneaker design, the Stan Smith tennis sneaker has achieved cult status since its debut in the early 1970s.
Sneaker Freaker. The Ultimate Sneaker BookTASCHEN #ad - With more than 650 pages jam-packed with insider knowledge and his own irreverent observations, the insane historical detail and otaku-level minutiae is beyond obsessive. Traversing 100 years of history, each chapter paints a rollicking picture of the sneaker industry’s evolution. Two weeks later, he was the proud owner of Sneaker Freaker and his life was never the same.
From its early roots as a punk-style fanzine to today’s super-slick print and online operations, Quickstrike, retro reissue, custom, limited edition, Hyperstrike, the fiercely independent publication has documented every collab, and Tier Zero sneaker released over the last 15 years. Woody’s original premise that sneaker freaker would be “funny and serious, meaningful and pointless at the same time” has certainly been vindicated in The Ultimate Sneaker Book.
Sneaker Freaker. The Ultimate Sneaker Book #ad - Air max, dee brown, converse, and yeezy―along with obscure treasures like Troop, Michael Jordan, Airwalk, Air Force, Dapper Dan, Kanye, Adi Dassler, and Vision Street Wear―are all exhaustively documented. This is a definitive source of knowledge. This is… the ultimate Sneaker Book! Rizzoli International Publications.
Back in 2002, simon “woody” Wood was dreaming up schemes to get free sneakers.
Virgil Abloh: Figures of SpeechPrestel #ad - The catalogue section offers an overview of abloh's interdisciplinary practice by Michael Darling and features essays and interviews with key voices in art, and architecture, Samir Bantal, Michael Rock, fashion, Rem Koolhaas, including Taiye Selasi, Lou Stoppard, design, and Anja Aronowsky Cronberg. When opened the front cover lays completely flat and is not attached to the front pages of the book.
The binding also intentionally exposes the spine of the bound book and the raw boards used for the case cover. Published with museum of Contemporary Art Chicago Rizzoli International Publications. And the index cross references the catalogue plates--Abloh's works--with his projects and process, using a vocabulary of themes developed by Abloh.
Virgil Abloh: Figures of Speech #ad - This book is designed with Swiss binding. In the archives section, more than 1, 800 never-before-seen images pulled from the artist's personal files reveal the remarkable breadth of his influences and collaborations. From street fashion to high culture, a celebrated multihyphenate artist, the work of Virgil Abloh, is showcased in this book.
For abloh, the museum catalogue is another opportunity to "question everything. This monograph, produced in close collaboration with the artist himself, explores his creative output in a three-books-in-one format.
This Is Not a T-Shirt: A Brand, a Culture, a Community--a Life in StreetwearMCD #ad - Both an inspiring memoir and an expert assessment of the history and future of streetwear, this is the tale of Bobby’s commitment to his creative vision and to building a real community. Bobby hundreds, has emerged as a prominent face and voice in streetwear. In the beginning, a few brands defined this style; fewer still survived as streetwear went mainstream.
It’s the ubiquitous style of dress comprising hoodies, sneakers, and T-shirts. They are the OGs, the “heritage brands. The hundreds is one of those persevering companies, and Bobby Hundreds is at the center of it all. The creative force behind the brand, Bobby Kim, a. K. A. In telling the story of his formative years, he reminds us that The Hundreds was started by outsiders; and this is truly the story of streetwear culture.
This Is Not a T-Shirt: A Brand, a Culture, a Community--a Life in Streetwear #ad - In this is not a t-shirt, bobby hundreds cements his spot as a champion of an industry he helped create and tells the story of The Hundreds―with anecdotes ranging from his Southern California, punk-DIY-tinged youth to the brand’s explosive success. Rizzoli International Publications. The story of the hundreds and the precepts that made it an iconic streetwear brand by Bobby Hundreds himselfStreetwear occupies that rarefied space where genuine "cool" coexists with big business; where a star designer might work concurrently with Nike, Louis Vuitton, a tattoo artist, and a skateboard company.
SneakersRazorbill #ad - Adidas’s rachel muscat and Jon Wexler get philosophical about their star collaborator, Kanye West. New york times bestseller“sneakers covers nearly everything there is to know about the vast universe of everyone’s favorite comfy athletic shoes. Parade“a beautifully assembled collage of image, experience, and inspiration.
Vogue"one of this year's coolest books. Men's journal"The definitive story of the sneaker universe. Wsj magazinefeaturing exclusive interviews with virgil abloh Off-White, Alexander Wang, Ronnie Fieg Kith, Daniel Bailey, Kobe Bryant and many, DJ Clark Kent, Serena Williams, many others. Through honesty, driven by commitment and curiosity, intelligence, and swagger, a global group portrait of a culture that’s both personal and public, historians, Sneakers amounts to a singular rubber-soled taxonomy, intimacy, and sustained by our definitive cast of storytellers, and artists.
Sneakers #ad - An absolute necessity for design devotees and sneakerheads of all ages! Sneakers is a definitive exploration of the cultural phenomenon of sneakers, now an 85-billion-dollar-a-year industry. This gift-worthy book features 320 pages of photos and interviews with industry gurus, sports legends, and celebrities in a stunning package created by celebrated designer Rodrigo Corral.
Rizzoli International Publications. Ronnie fieg explains the collaborative magic of KITH. Professional tennis player Serena Williams shares an exclusive reveal. Nike’s legendary Tinker Hatfield takes a glimpse into the future.
Hiroshi Fujiwara: FragmentRizzoli #ad - A musician and producer, fujiwara is also one of the most prolific sneaker designers, and his kicks are some of the most sought-after collectibles. Chronicling his reign as the arbiter of hip for more than thirty years, including sections on his highly sought-after artwork and graphics, sneakers, this book presents the breadth of his career, product design, and curated personal effects.
Known internationally as one of the founding fathers of Tokyo's Harajuku scene, Fujiwara exerts a disproportionate influence over contemporary design culture. In addition to his very visible and long-standing collaborations with Nike, he has authored a number of fashion lines and is at the head of the Tokyo-based Fragment Design.
Rizzoli International Publications. The first monograph on the "godfather of streetwear, " this book pays homage to Hiroshi Fujiwara's influence on contemporary fashion, music, and design. Having collaborated with the likes of malcolm mclaren and Vivienne Westwood as a teenager in the early 1980s, he merged a seminal interest in punk with hip-hop and skate culture to become one of Japan's principal tastemakers.
Hiroshi Fujiwara: Fragment #ad - With contributions by sarah lerfel and ino hidefumi, this graphically inspired book provides a unique glimpse into one of the most influential tastemakers of our time and is the perfect follow-up to Rizzoli's Pharrell: Places and Spaces I've Been. The most comprehensive book devoted to the extensive work of Hiroshi Fujiwara-a pioneer in streetwear, and art, music, and the ultimate arbiter of cool.