Men of Color: Fashion, History, Fundamentals

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Artisan, 1998 - African American men - 256 pages
Wonderful reviews and word-of-mouth helped make the hardcover edition of this title--a unique celebration of African-American male fashion and style--a best-seller. Essence called it "a testament to the creative spirit of Black men . . . filled with striking photographs of Black legends and insightful essays about the historical context of their apparel." With sleek photographs and a host of celebrity interviews, the special value hardcover edition captures the elegance of Nat King Cole, comfort of Bill Cosby, hip-hop style of LL Cool J, and sex appeal of Denzel Washington. Expert advice rounds out the "history of fabulous sartorial style" (Essence), showing readers how to accomplish the same looks on their own. This is a must-have for Black men--and the women who love them.

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Contents

Measuring Up 40 Just Above My Head 154
42
Interview with Bill T Jones Interview with LL Cool J and Russell Simmons
186
ATTITUDE
209
Copyright

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An authority on image & style, creative director Lloyd Boston was behind many aspects of the corporate & commercial identity of the multimillion-dollar Tommy Hilfiger clothing label for nearly ten years. Formerly Hilfiger's vice president of art direction, Boston is now the on-air fashion editor for NBC's "Later Today" show.

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