This comprehensive, illustrated edition of Sneakers spans over 300 shoes, exploring the stories behind some of the world's most iconic shoes, while also giving advice on shoe care and maintenance.
Sneakers haven't been considered the tools of exclusively sportsmen and women in a long time. From the runway to the track, sneakers have crept their way firmly into our lives and it looks like they're here to stay. Now in its fifth edition, this comprehensive and highly illustrated edition of Sneakers spans over 300 shoes, while also giving advice on shoe care and maintenance.
This anthology pays homage to the cultural phenomenon that is the sneaker, from Adidas Superstars to Nike Air Max. With over 600 high quality photographs, Sneakers explores some of the world's most iconic shoes and the incredible stories behind them.
Neal Heard is a sneaker enthusiast and vintage dealer who has been collecting and dealing since the early 90s. He now owns his own fashion label, Lover's F.C. and has been the director of vintage clothing firm and cult clothing brand White Riot. In 2017, he published his second bookThe Football Shirts Book: The Connoisseur's Guide, firmly establishing him as an authority on athleisure wear.
Table Of Contents:
Foreword - Introduction - Trainer Tribers - Hall of Fame - Big Players - More Players - Fashion Fusion - Collaborations - Sad, Mad or Bad - Back to the Future - Lo-fi v Hi-fi - Collecting - Sources & sites - Index - Contributors - Acknowledgements.