By Scott Schuman
(Penguin Books, Paperback, 9780143123187, 512pp.)
Publication Date: August 29, 2012
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After the enormous success of The Sartorialist, Scott Schuman is back with a completely new collection of beautiful images of the men and women who have caught his attention.
His much-loved blog, thesartorialist.com, remains one of the most-read in the fashion world and continues to grow in popularity as Scott travels further and more widely. This book emcompasses the diverse style and visual attitude of people as far afield as Japan, Korea, London, Milan, New York, Paris, and beyond.
In The Sartorialist: Closer, Scott Schuman looks deeper and with great breadth at human style, and the way it is expressed across the world. Always reacting to an inspirational moment, the images in his new book continue to reflect Scott's unique sensibility and vision.
Available with two different covers: one featuring a woman, the other a man.
Scott Schuman started The Sartorialist simply to share photos of people on the street that he thought looked great. The blog now receives more than 14 million page views per month. His work resides in the permanent collections of the Victoria & Albert Museum and the Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography and has been featured in GQ, Vogue Italia, Vogue Paris, and Interview. He lives in New York City with fellow style blogger Garance Doré, with whom he was awarded the CFDA Media Award in 2012.
Praise for The Sartorialist: Closer by Scott Schuman “Scott’s quest on the sidewalks of the world is like a gold miner sifting gravel for the rare pebbles of gold. Global fashion takes on new meaning through his work: as his subjects confirm, compelling personal style knows no boundaries!”—Harold Koda, Metropolitan Museum of Art “Photographer? Journalist? Blogger? No. Just Mr. Schuman, The Sartorialist. The one off in the fashion world. The only point of view through which you can “read” the street style.”—Franca Sozzani, Editor, Vogue Italia
"The Sartorialist: Closer appeals on so many different levels. Whether the reader is into photography, fashion, style, or people watching, this is a book guaranteed to more than please...The book is unquestionably a visual feast, nay a banquet, a visual baccahanal which seems to last endlessly and delights with every turn of the page...Go out and buy The Sartorialist: Closer; gift it to those who are visually stimulated by the ongoing saga of life that includes us all on some level. The Sarotiralist: Closer is a book to reexamine and rediscover each time its covers are opened."--New York Journal of Books
Praise for Scott Schuman and The Sartorialist: "Make room on your bookshelf." —The New York Times's "The Moment" blog
"Schuman's pictures put fashion in the context of life." —Salon.com
"Scott doesn't just take pictures, he captures emotion. He is not just a photographer. He's a historian marking the feeling of this generation one photo at a time." —Kanye West