New York: Simon and Schuster, Inc., 1985. 1st Edition. Small quarto, publisher's stiff photo-illustrated wraps.
1980s sourcebook documenting fringe fashion and trends in New York, the Wild Style mecca. Documenting the transition from the 70s "natural" look into punk, post-punk, and new wave aesthetics, this guide to wild contains numerous profiles of downtown shops and denizens donning leather, chains, metal, rubber, and more. Features future "Sex and the City" stylist and Queen of Wild Style Patricia Field and her 8th Street boutique. Profusely illustrated in color and black-and-white; with an index of "wild style" NYC establishments. First printing, with complete number row to copyright page. Fine. Item #5288