In John Varvatos, the legendary designer reveals his
perspective on how rock & roll music and style have influenced
his own designs and fashion worldwide. Varvatos''s personally
curated collection of more than 250 images are some of the most
provocative ever shot by top rock photographers from the late 1960s
to today, from the Rolling Stones to the Kings of Leon. The
featured photographers are among the world''s finest, including
Mick Rock, Bob Gruen, Elliott Landy, Danny Clinch, Lynn Goldsmith,
and more. Also included are select images from Varvatos''s own
advertising campaigns, featuring artists such as Slash, Iggy Pop,
Scott Weiland, and Miles Kane. Varvatos''s captions and incisive
commentary on the artist and his or her look accompany each image.
Every chapter also contains numerous quotes from the musicians
themselves, including Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Iggy Pop, Jack
White, Pete Townshend, Robert Plant, Steven Tyler, and Patti Smith.
An extraordinary anthology of some of the finest images in rock
& roll and the most influential rock looks in fashion and
popular culture, this volume will delight music lovers, and fans of
music photography, fashion, and fashion history.