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Rowing Blazers Hardcover – 7 Jul 2014
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Rowing Blazers by Jack Carlson is a captivating and beautifully illustrated celebration of this eccentric but wonderful tradition. --Sir Steve Redgrave
A cultural history of the most important item of clothing a chap can own. --Tatler
Contains 250 pictures of the world's brightest [blazers], and plenty of obscure oarsman lore. --The Daily Telegraph
A fascinating and beautifully illustrated anthology, not just for rowing enthusiasts but anyone interested in the esoteric sectors of British style. --Savile Row
A study of some of the weirdest and more wonderful boating blazers out there. --The Glasgow Herald
Beautiful ... one of the most talked-about rowing books of the year ... Both a coffee-table tome and a piece of diligent research ... an essential companion to any rower's bookshelves. --Rowing & Regatta Magazine
Handsome ... glorious ... Carlson is an affable, elegant guide to the traditions and eccentricities of the rowing fraternity. --The Rake
Well worth a read. --RowingRelated.com
Has left me purring like a kitten ... lavishly illustrated ... a fascinating glimpse into another world. --The Glasgow Herald
Gorgeous portraits ... Whether you're a rowing enthusiast, a Henley resident, or simply a lover of a good coffee-table tome, Rowing Blazers is a wonderful keepsake of the jacket that fashion forgot. --TheLuxuryChannel.com
Stylish ... these striking shots show that Britain's boaters are both stylish and handsome. --The Daily Mail
About the Author
Jack Carlson, who has raced in the World Rowing Championships and the Oxford-Cambridge Boat Races, won all three of the traditional international rowing regattas in 2013. He is currently a Clarendon Scholar at Oxford University. F.E. Castleberry is an American fashion photographer. His commercial clients include Ralph Lauren, J. McLaughlin, Club Monaco, Elizabeth McKay, and Penfield. His work has been featured in GQ, Women's Wear Daily, and Town & Country, as well as in Preppy: Cultivating Style. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
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Brilliant book, full of lots of interesting information and rowing history, as well as some amazing photos.
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