Lightning Archives’ Historical Style Guides Highlight Iconic Menswear

When it comes to artisanal design knowledge, Japan’s Lightning Archives wants you to be at the top of your game. As such, the brand has curated an entire series of aesthetically-pleasing guides revolving around the staples of the men’s style world — focusing primarily on the history and evolution of each.

If you’ve been searching for a top-of-the-line coffee table book that’ll boost the appeal of your living area, or you’re a fashion-forward aficionado looking to enhance his knowledge of the style space, these unique guides are the perfect way to achieve aesthetic zen. Ranging in topics from Rolex and Champion, all the way to the histories and contemporary understandings of the Military and Suka jacket, Lightning’s visually-enticing layouts, colorful pages, and in-depth dives illuminate everything from accessories to garments in a simple, intuitive way. Head to Goodhood’s website to check out the series, and pick one up for $35+ while you’re there.

Purchase: $35+