The once secret world of the sneaker collector has exploded into popular culture, with a whole army of fans hungry for the rarest shoes, the latest designs or reissued classics in a never-ending myriad of colourways and materials. "Sneakers" is the indispensable and definitive guide to the very best and most collectible sneaker designs.
It features: over 550 specially taken colour photographs; over 180 sneaker designs from eleven leading brands, chosen for the mark they have made on sneaker culture worldwide, and a selection of shoes from unforgettable and up-and-coming brands; comprehensive collectors information, with an invaluable introduction, brand histories and practical tips on how to create and care for your collection; a fully illustrated glossary and chronology; and, a directory for collectors shops, resources and websites.
This encyclopaedic book will appeal to both the novice collector and the hardcore sneaker freak.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 256 pages, illustrations
- Publisher: Thames & Hudson Ltd
- Publication Date: 11/04/2005
- Category: Fashion & society
- ISBN: 9780500512159