The Contemporary Wardrobe Collection is the most comprehensive collection of street clothing in the world, regularly used in movies and music videos. Featuring designs from the 1930s onward, the collection covers a multitude of cult fashions from zoot suiters, to mods to new romantics, and has dressed everyone from David Bowie to the Rolling Stones.
Written by the founder of the collection, Rebel Threads showcases some of the most iconic styles in this amazing Aladdin's cave of street fashion. The author takes us up close to the garments and recounts the most fascinating stories attached to the items – anecdotes involving famous trendsetters of the time.
It is the only book to document subcultural fashion in such detail and is sure to become a must-have for vintage clothing collectors, fashion students and cinephiles.