80S FASHION BOOKS
by Sonnet Standfill
A fascinating and highly-rated book that delves into the diverse range of clothing styles that dominated the 1980s. Packed with striking photos and archive material and written by a fashion expert.
by Iain R. Webb
Described as 'A volume for the real connoisseur of both fashion and independent publishing' by The Independent, this 272 page hardback features over 100 stories from Blitz magazine with lots of previously-unseen archive content.
by Johnny Stiletto
This guy bought a 35mm camera at the beginning of 1980 and then spent the next 10 years walking around London taking half a roll of black and white p[ictures per day and capturing whatever happened in front of him. The result is this unique 175 page paperback which features 160 photos - the real, raw 80s!
80s Fashion for Men and Women - Clothes to Create Your 80s Fashion Look (paperback)
by Alexis Dickinson
If you're planning an 80s party, or you have been invited to one, then this book is for you! Features many themes and styles together in one place, making this book a handy resource for creating an authentic party outfit.
by Lisa Kidner and Sam Knee
If you want to see the T-shirts that people were really wearing back in the day then this book will provide the answers. Tee styles include music, television, film, art, sport, advertising, skate and surf, hip-hop culture, cars and girls, games and more besides.
by Sam Knee
While punk, post-punk, acid-house and new romantic fashions are often talked about, the indie scene, somehow, got lost amongst it all. This is a fascinating and highly-rated book that provides a wonderful insight into the bands and fashions of the 80s indie music scene.
by Paula Reed
Princess Diana, Grace Jones, Annie Lennox, Katherine Hamnett and the Dynasty women are just a few of the many fashion icons that feature in this entertaining and informative book which also features a collection of fabulous photos from the great decade.
This magazine launched in 1972 and is still going strong. It featured not only fashion, but also sex and romance. This 176 page hardcover book contains all the best bits! Please note that only used copies of this book may be available.
by Cally Blackman
The last hundred or so years bore witness to the transformation of womens fashion. Featuring 400 photos and beautiful illustrations, this massive, 400 page hardback covers just about every fashion fad that has existed in the past 100 years. Covers the icons, materials, styles anf trends.
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