#11 - Fuck Yeah Menswear: Bespoke Knowledge for the Crispy Gentleman
Books say: She did this because. Life says: She did this. Books are where things are explained to you; life is where things aren’t. I’m not surprised some people prefer books. Books make sense of life. The only problem is that the lives they make sense of are other people’s lives, never your own.
On one of the latest editions of SPOT’s Fleamarket, the members of the organization collaborated with the PYMCA. One of the available items at the market was the revised edition of “Streetstyle” by Ted Polhemus.
The new edition is approximately 100 pages longer than the original, and remains a compilation of all known existing street styles to date, including “tribes” such as punks, teddy boys, rockabillies, surfers, etc…
A renowned document among fashion enthusiasts, it has become a style bible for many, such as actress Chloe Sevigny. If you want to further enhance your knowledge of each individual style or simply draw inspiration from the amazing featured pictures, this is a great addition to your library.