This book looks at forms, uses and fabrics by cataloguing materials taken directly from various work environments. Such cataloguing is interwoven with style and research, highlighting the influence work clothes have had, not only on fashion, but also on our contemporary way of dressing.
Olivier Saillard is a fashion historian and curator of the Mus e de la Mode et du Textile in Paris. He has been appointed as artistic councillor of the Fondation HSBC pour la Photographie. He works for fashion magazines such as Elle, Crash, and Jalouse. Oliviero Toscani, internationally renowned photographer, is the creator of brands such as Esprit, Valentino, Chanel, and Fiorucci. His work has appeared in Vogue, Harper's Bazaar, Esquire, and Stern. He has built United Colors of Benetton into one of the most recognized brands in the world.