AM-8132

The Supermodern Wardrobe

Transcending superficial concerns of mere stylishness, The Supermodern Wardrobe addresses the real needs of men and women navigating the urban landscape. Air pollution, physical assault, extreme temperatures, space restrictions: by utilizing multifunctional fabrics and technologically equipped textiles, innovative designers like CP Company, Samsonite, Kosuke Tsumura, and Vexed Generation respond to such contemporary challenges. Whether it’s a bulletproof parka inspired by riot gear, a jeans jacket wired for an MP3 player, or a dress that turns into a travel pillow, the clothes are so pragmatic, they’re revolutionary. The first book to cover this genuinely cutting-edge category of fashion, The Supermodern Wardrobe explores mobility, self-defense, shelter, and other relevant themes. The analytical text, accompanied by 120 original, full-color photographs, is guaranteed to intrigue trend-mongers and couture insurgents.

Text: Bolton Andrew. pp. 128; COL; hardcover. Publisher: Harry N. Abrams, New York, 2002.

ISBN: 9780810965874| 0810965879

ID: AM-8132

Product Description

Transcending superficial concerns of mere stylishness, The Supermodern Wardrobe addresses the real needs of men and women navigating the urban landscape. Air pollution, physical assault, extreme temperatures, space restrictions: by utilizing multifunctional fabrics and technologically equipped textiles, innovative designers like CP Company, Samsonite, Kosuke Tsumura, and Vexed Generation respond to such contemporary challenges. Whether it’s a bulletproof parka inspired by riot gear, a jeans jacket wired for an MP3 player, or a dress that turns into a travel pillow, the clothes are so pragmatic, they’re revolutionary. The first book to cover this genuinely cutting-edge category of fashion, The Supermodern Wardrobe explores mobility, self-defense, shelter, and other relevant themes. The analytical text, accompanied by 120 original, full-color photographs, is guaranteed to intrigue trend-mongers and couture insurgents.