A visual history of the world’s most popular and versatile streetwear, 1000 T-Shirts celebrates the evolution of the T-shirt into a fashion statement and urban design icon in hundreds of examples.
This definitive compilation is an encyclopedic cele- bration of the most popular, style-setting T-shirts from the 1950s to the present. Included in this collection are every type of T-shirt, from counterculture slogans of the sixties and the heyday of the rock-band -tour commemorative T-shirt to today’s tees, which run the gamut from high-fashion branding to innovative graphic designs.
This book showcases the rich graphic design culture and features photographs of T-shirts worn on the street, specially commissioned T-shirt graphics, T-shirt collections, and a survey of the best and coolest contemporary graphics from around the world.
1000 T-Shirts is sure to appeal to designers, illustra- tors, art directors, fashion buffs, and poculture junkies, as well as a general market of T-shirt enthusi- asts and collectors.
About the Author
Raphaëlle Orsini is the fashion editor for the online magazine of Paris’s famed department store Galeries Lafayette. Previously, she was fashion editor for the website of the leading French fashion magazine Grazia.
"T-Shirts have ruled the fashion and sports scene for decades now with everyone having their favorite go-to tee whether it is for a purpose, place, or phase of life with each serving as a tangible memory." —Defy New York
"Call this the one volume encyclopedia that centers around one specific article of clothing: the T-shirt-everything you ever wanted to know about a T-shirt and even what you didn't even realize you needed to know about a T-shirt." —New York Journal of Books