Sneakers: The Complete Collectors' Guide

Sneakers: The Complete Collectors' Guide


By (author) Unorthodox Styles
  • Publisher: Thames & Hudson Ltd
  • Format: Hardback | 256 pages
  • Dimensions: 200mm x 224mm x 32mm | 939g
  • Publication date: 17 May 2005
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 0500512159
  • ISBN 13: 9780500512159
  • Sales rank: 73,022

Product description

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.

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"A growing number of "sneakerheads" cover rate models and measure time not by years but by Air Jordan editions."