Thom Browne - The 20th Anniversary Book
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Marking the 20th anniversary of the company’s founding, this comprehensive monograph is the first book on Thom Browne.With a celebrity clientele including Cardi B, Michelle Obama, LeBron James, and Julia Roberts, among others, Thom Browne is widely recognized for modernizing today’s professional uniform: the suit. As the company’s 20th anniversary nears, Thom Browne. celebrates the legacy of the house. Specially commissioned photography by Johnny Dufort features more than 200 looks from past seasons. An introduction by Andrew Bolton, Wendy Yu curator in charge of The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute and creative director of this title, sets the work in context. The book concludes with a tableau of show installations that further illustrate the house’s design philosophy and evolution. Published as a hardback enclosed in a clamshell box, the book includes 4-, 6-, and 8-pages gatefolds and more than 40 translucent vellum pages featuring the brand’s signature four stripes. It also includes a Thom Browne grosgrain ribbon.
Thom Browne is an American fashion designer and the founder/creative director of Thom Browne, a luxury fashion house based in New York. Initially celebrated for his distinctive approach to men’s tailoring in 2003, Browne has since expanded the collections to include womenswear, childrenswear and accessories. He has also become known for his highly conceptual runway presentations which have gained global attention for their thought-provoking themes and dramatic settings. in 2023 he became chairman of the CFDA.
Andrew Bolton is the Wendy Yu curator in charge at The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute in New York and has curated some of the Museum’s most visited exhibitions, including Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty (2011) and Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination (2018). He has written more than twenty books, lectures widely, and contributes to many publications. Prior to joining The Met in 2002, he worked at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London for nine years.
Size: 290 x 214 mm (11 3/8 x 8 3/8 in)
Pages: 420 pp
Illustrations: 350 illustrations