When it comes to fashion, few metropolitan areas are more synonymous with style than New York, London, Paris, and Milan. But the couture capitals of tomorrow may be located in less likely locales. Addressing the interplay between the development of fashion centers across the world and their relationship to consumption and street style in both local and global contexts, the books in the Street Style series aim to record emerging fashion capitals and their relationship to the physical landscapes of the street. By examining how particular ecologies of fashion are connected to the formation of gender, class, and generational identities, this series establishes a new methodology for recording and understanding identity and its connection to style. Havana Street Style is the first book that explores and reveals the relationship between culture, city, and street fashion in Cuba's capital. Matching visual ethnography with critical analysis, the book documents a unique street style few in the United States have yet experienced.
Conner Gorry has lived in Havana since 2002. She works as a journalist and editor for MEDICC Review, Cuba Health Reports, and Cuba Absolutely, and is the author of over a dozen Lonely Planet guides. Gabriel Solomons is a graphic designer and senior lecturer at the Bristol School of Creative Arts. He is also editor of Intellect's World Film Locations and Fan Phenomena book series.