Feb 15, 2017 | By Samuel Trotman
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Italian denim designer, Antonio Di Battista collaborates with Crackers magazine for an exclusive “My Archive” edition featuring a retrospective of Battista’s expansive vintage collection.
Netherlands-based blog Long John directed us towards a great new release from Crackers magazine that takes a detailed look into Antonio de Battista’s (Blue Blanket) prized vintage archive. The book marks the second release for Battista, after Transportation that he released later last year in collaboration with Men’s File. Focusing specifically on dates between 1900 and 1950, the book pulls together some of the finest pieces of Battista’s 3,000 piece collection that he has amassed over his 20+ years working in the denim industry. The beautifully shot and lavishly illustrated pages are filled with rare, must-see designs, from everything from the “Big 3”, to other never-seen-before indigo workwear pieces that will inspire any menswear fashion designers, stylists and denim affectionados alike.
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