Cloth-backed pictorial boards with a red title in Japanse along the white cloth spine, 28 x 23 cm, illustrated throughout in color and black and white, Japanese. ISBN 9789055447749
Japanese edition of what was and is the best reference book on the Antwerp six and the Antwerp fashion scene at large. Originally published for an exhibition that took place in the Flemish Parlement in 2007, the exhibition was staged again in Tokyo in 2009. The book is in Japanese, but it contains many reproductions of articles originally in English and Dutch. The Japanese is different from the English and Dutch edition, the order of pages and chapters is changed and it contains an index with the designer names and an index of photographs not seen in the other editions. A small bibliography is also present. The index reads like a who’s who of fashion in Antwerp, and the amount of people still active in the field, says something about how it is structured.
A very good copy with just some minor rubbing to the ends. About as close to new as you can find.