The Carhartt WIP Archives: Work in Progress


From the streets of Detroit to cities the world over, Carhartt's outerwear have become icons of both work and play since Hamilton Carhartt developed his first pair of overalls for railroad engineers in 1889. Proudly sporting a union-made label, Carhartt's working-class origins and their straightforward, rugged clothing—produced in humane conditions and utilising their trademark denim and waterproof "duck" canvas—appealed to youth as an authentic expression of their style. Beginning with graffiti artists, musicians, BMX riders and skateboarders in American cities in the 1980s, the brand soon drew an audience from the rest of the world.

Under the Carhartt Work In

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ISBN:

9780847844197

Format:

Hardback

Pages:

428

Dimensions:

28cm x 22cm

RRP:

$110.00

Category:

Fashion and Beauty , Art and Photography

Publisher:

Rizzoli International

Published:

01 December 2016

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Hiroshi Fujiwara