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The Sartorial Travel Guide

The Sartorial Travel Guide

An indispensable, informative, and portable insider's companion to the most fashion-forward cities for well-dressed and worldly men.

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ISBN 9780500021569
Barcode 9780500021569
Published 1 May 2019 by Thames and Hudson (Australia)
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Crompton, Simon
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Full details for this title

ISBN-13 9780500021569
ISBN-10 0500021562
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Thames and Hudson (Australia)
Imprint Thames & Hudson Ltd
Publication Date 1 May 2019
International Publication Date 16 May 2019
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Crompton, Simon
Category Fashion Design
Personal Appearance & Beauty Care
Travel & Holiday Guides
Number of Pages 240
Dimensions Width: 130mm
Height: 198mm
Weight 460g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Library of Congress Men's clothing - Guidebooks, Fashion design - Guidebooks
NBS Text Travel & Holiday Guides: General
ONIX Text General/trade
Dewey Code 391.1
Catalogue Code 995920

Description of this Book

This essential travel guide distils a decade of style expert Simon Crompton's experiences travelling the world to meet and advise the finest menswear producers and artisans, providing everything the modern man needs to know to travel in style, explaining what to buy and where to buy it. Offering the lowdown on ten of the world's most stylish cities, including Florence, New York, Stockholm and Hong Kong - with a further ten cities full of emerging talents presented more briefly in a reference section at the end of the book - each chapter includes listings of the finest local shops and producers. In-depth profiles of standout tailors, clothiers and shoemakers offer insights into the craftsmanship behind the trademark style of each city, from a traditional kimono maker in Japan to a bespoke opticians in Paris. A central section offers travel advice from leading style aficionados, including Mark Cho of The Armoury and Mats Klingberg of Trunk Clothiers, providing travel tips from those in the know. With locator maps to assist the planning of your trip and practical advice on how and what to pack, you will be prepared for any occasion. Whether you are on a luxurious city break or looking to fill a few spare hours on a business trip, this is the ideal vade mecum for any sartorial adventure.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

UK Review Bertrams Star Rating: 2 stars (out of 5)

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Author's Bio

Simon Crompton's 'Permanent Style' website has become a global authority on luxury menswear. Crompton also writes for the Financial Times, among other magazines, and is the author of The Finest Menswear in the World, published by Thames & Hudson.

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