Photographer Ari Versluis and writer Ellie Uyttenbroek have been documenting fashion trends, youth culture and social groups since 1994. This is the cover of the first edition of Exactitudes
. The twelve empty panels make it easy to differentiate from later editions (with people in them) but no easier to find. It is so scarce.
No.55 Fly Girls. They are brilliantly described as... "Shoppin' girls flippin' the script from ivory to ebony style." We have to say, Uyttenbroek is the Joan Didion of fashion writing! The economy of her prose is only matched by Versluis' no frills straight up photography.