Star Trek: Costumes – Five Decades of Fashion from the Final Frontier is written by Paula M. Block and Terry J. Erdmann, and features an introduction by Emmy Award-winning costume designer Robert Blackman. The book will be released on October 2 2015 and will have 208 pages.
The book covers a host of costumes designs used from the original series to the JJ verse films.
From the classic Starfleet uniforms and daringly provocative outfits of The Original Series, to flowing Vulcan robes, flamboyant Ferengi fashions, and formidable Klingon wedding attire, Star Trek: Costumes explores how these designs have played a key role in transporting fans to distant worlds and alien cultures over the last five decades.
Filled with exclusive photography, stills from the saga, rare concept art, and other striking visuals, Star Trek: Costumes also focuses on the talented individuals who have brought the Star Trek universe to life, including original costume designer William Ware Theiss and his successors, Robert Fletcher, Robert Blackman, and, most recently, Michael Kaplan.
Featuring extensive information on the creation of each featured costume, with insight and anecdotes from interviewees including Blackman, Kaplan, J.J. Abrams, LeVar Burton, Jonathan Frakes and Ronald D. Moore, this book is a comprehensive and captivating celebration of the incredible artistry that has made Star Trek’s costumes as innovative and imaginative as its futuristic technologies.
Pre-order from Amazon UK Released October 2, 2015
Pre-order from Amazon US Released October 20, 2015