American fashion designer Thom Browne and Phaidon, the world's leading publisher of illustrated books, have announced a collaboration to release a coffee table book. The book, titled Thom Browne: The Suit, will be a comprehensive overview of Browne's work, from his early days as a designer to his current status as one of the most influential figures in fashion.
The book will feature over 200 photographs of Browne's work, as well as essays by fashion critics and historians. It will also include an interview with Brown himself, in which he discusses his design philosophy and his vision for the future of fashion.
"I am thrilled to be working with Phaidon on this book~, said Browne. "Phaidon is a publisher that I have long admired, and I am confident that they will do a wonderful job of showcasing my work".
"Thom Browne is one of the most exciting and innovative designers working today", said Phaidon Publisher Mark Smith. "We are honored to be working with him on this book, which will be a definitive overview of his work".
The book is scheduled to be released in Fall 2023.
Thom Browne is an American fashion designer who is known for his signature aesthetic, which is characterized by its monochromatic palette, exaggerated proportions, and attention to detail. Browne founded his eponymous label in 2001, and it has since become one of the most successful and influential brands in fashion.
Browne's work is often seen as a deconstruction of the traditional suit. He often uses unconventional fabrics and tailoring techniques, and he often subverts the traditional codes of menswear.
Browne's work has been praised by critics and fashion insiders alike. He has been awarded the CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund award, the CFDA Menswear Designer of the Year Award, and the Cooper Hewitt National Design Award.
Phaidon is a leading publisher of illustrated books on art, architecture, design, photography, and cookery. The company was founded in 1923, and it has published over 6,000 books in its history. Phaidon books are known for their high quality and their beautiful design.
Phaidon has a long history of publishing books on fashion. In 2004, they published The Fashion Book, which is considered to be one of the most comprehensive and authoritative books on fashion ever published.
The Thom Browne x Phaidon book is sure to be a must-have for fans of Thom Browne and for anyone interested in fashion. It will be a comprehensive overview of Browne's work, and it will provide a unique insight into his design philosophy.
In addition to the book, Phaidon and Thom Browne will also be collaborating on a number of other projects, including a limited-edition capsule and a series of exhibitions.
The book and the other projects are part of a larger initiative by Phaidon to explore the intersection of fashion and art. Phaidon has a long history of publishing books on art, and they are now looking to expand their reach into the fashion world.
The Thom Browne x Phaidon book is a significant step in this direction, and it is sure to be a major success.