Author(s): Shawn Dahl
According to the New York Times: "Brooklyn, somehow, against all odds, became an internationally recognized icon of cool." And so when eyes turn to New York City for style innovation, the gaze lands on Brooklyn. It's the place where creative energy continues to generate the most compelling style stories. The next in the bestselling Street Style series, the book Brooklyn Street Style gets to the heart of what makes this borough unique. The guide presents fashion advice alongside more than 200 striking colour photographs--all according to the gospel of Brooklyn. Chapters distill ideas on different looks across the borough--from the maker movement to eco-conscious fashion to hip-hop-influenced looks--as well as focus on key style elements such as headwear, beauty and skincare, accessories, tattoos and more. Brooklyn Street Style displays the borough's diversity as well as its strong sense of independence. Brooklyn style is edgy, creative and often localised by neighborhood. It's not about chasing labels. It is stylish on its own terms and it is dressing for life.Interviews and photographs of more than 40 Brooklyn women are featured throughout the book. This diverse crew of notable women in the design, fashion, food and entertainment worlds includes style and beauty expert Mary Alice Stephenson, chef Leslie Parks (daughter of Gordon Parks),Girls costume designer Jenn Rogien, award-winning actor and playwright Eisa Davis and many more. For both visitors and Brooklynites looking for something new, the guide will conclude with a detailed listing of some of the best shops, markets, restaurants, cafes and bars throughout the boroug
Designer/editor Shawn Dahl has worked for ten years on countless Abrams books, including designing the covers for Paris and Berlin Street Style. Previously Shawn was an editor at Rolling Stone Press and of Time Out's Eating and Drinking and New York travel guides. Writer Anya Sacharow is an insightful cultural reporter who has written about music, art, food, etc. for Time, Entertainment Weekly, New York, ARTnews, Time Out New York, etc. Anya writes "The Genius Ingredient" column for the website ArchetypeMe. Photographer Sioux Nesi has more than 20 years experience in fashion, including first assisting Albert Watson for 5 years, and shooting a wide range of her own editorial and commercial work.