Item #6954 Schott N.Y.C. Rin Tanaka, Jason Schott.
Schott N.Y.C.
Schott N.Y.C.
Schott N.Y.C.
Schott N.Y.C.
Schott N.Y.C.
Schott N.Y.C.
Schott N.Y.C.

Schott N.Y.C.. 100 Years of an American Original

San Clemente, CA: Rin Studios, 2013. 1st Edition. Quarto, publisher's illustrated textured paper-covered boards, illustrated endpapers.

First edition history of iconic leather outfitter Schott N.Y.C., written and designed by journalist, photographer, and vintage clothing giant Rin Tanaka. Commemorating 100 years of business, the monograph chronicles the history of the brand from its establishment in 1913 by brothers Irving and Jack Schott and showcases their legendary Perfecto motorcycle jacket’s reigning place in popular culture. Published in conjunction with a three-day exhibit curated by Kanada, this monograph includes over 130 photos of rare Perfectos alongside rare historical photos, production photos, design sketches, an extensive catalog of label designs, and candids of leather-clad celebs such as James Dean, Joey Ramone, Lou Reed, Bruce Springsteen, and Lady Gaga. One of 6000 unnumbered copies. No dust jacket, as issued. General light shelfwear. Near fine. Item #6954

$125.00

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