The great shop The Vintage Showroom in Covent Garden London made their first book with the title Vintage Menswear. They have been talking for a couple of years to bring a book and now the first copy is fresh of the press. The book features 130 of the most influential examples of 20th-century and earlier European, American and Asian utilitarian tailoring and design, the book is divided into three sections of sportswear, militaria and workwear, covering everything from 1940s flying jackets and polar exploration suits to vintage French denims. Stunning full-page bleeds and front and back views showcase ground-breaking designs in concept, shape and cut.  It’s a hardback book filled with 400 colour illustrations in 304 pages. The book is available now, to pre-order please contact

Written by Wouter Munnichs
I'm the founder of Long John. Next to running this daily magazine, I'm working as a freelance denim specialist for the industry. Titled as 'Denim Influencer 2020' by Rivet 50. Celebrated my 10th anniversary with Long John in 2021.