Adelita is an exciting publishing imprint which showcases the very best in contemporary fashion, film, music, art, design and photography, combining fine writing, iconic imagery and visually striking design.
The list launched with The Look: Adventures in Rock & Pop Fashion by Paul Gorman, critically acclaimed from The Times and The Guardian to Vanity Fair and Mojo.
Adelita Fiction launched in July 08 with Essex Drugs & Rock'n'Roll, the first novel by ad-man and Big Brother contestant Jonathan Durden.
Paul Gorman's book, Reasons to be Cheerful, was released in December 08 with party at Paul Smith's Borough store. It has gone on to gain press internationally for it's painstakingly researched portrait of late designer Barney Bubbles. Due to its success, the second edition is published October 2010 with even more rare and previously unpublished material by Bubbles. See the New Edition Reasons to be Cheerful.
Rebel Rebel by Keanan Duffty was published in May 09 with an exciting launch in conjunction with Urban Outfitters at their Oxford Street store.
2010 sees the launch of Any Day Now by Kevin Cann and How to Prepare for a Career in Fashion by Stephanie Finnan.
What's behind the name?
The must-have bible for fashion, music and popular culture from Elvis Presley to Pete Doherty. The definitive account of the combustion that occurs when fantastic style meets great music.