My Freedamn! 1 : vintage Surf, Motorcycle and Hot Rod T-Shirts – Rin Tanaka
This is the bible among not only vintage fashion freaks, but also worldwide professional designers and collage students! This self-publishing book by Rin Tanaka was sensationally released in Spring 2003! He was already popular author in the vintage motorcycle jacket fans, but this new title featuring a history of American vintage t-shirts, made super big impact on worldwide fashion industry! He quickly sold over 10,000 copies by his hands; over 16,000 copies have been sold out till 2011! This book has total 288 pages; featuring 453 amazing KOOL samples from old surf, skate, motorcycle, hot rod industries. With such rare t-shirt product photos, he added lots of excellent his lifestyle portrait photos about famous hipsters like Joe Tudor (surf), Tony Alva (skate), Bud Ekins (Motorcycle), Billy Gibons (Z.Z. Top). This is must to check title for any fashion and culture-oriented people!