Sneakers –

NEW YORK TIMESBESTSELLER Sneakerscovers nearly everything there is to know about the vast universe of everyones favorite comfy athletic shoes ParadeA beautifully assembled collage of image, experience, and inspiration Vogue One of this year s coolest books Men s Journal The definitive story of the sneaker universe WSJ MagazineFeaturing exclusive interviews with Virgil Abloh Off White , Daniel Bailey, Ronnie Fieg Kith , DJ Clark Kent, Serena Williams, Alexander Wang, Kobe Bryant and many, many othersThrough honesty, intimacy, intelligence, and swagger, Sneakers amounts to a singular rubber soled taxonomy, a global group portrait of a culture thats both personal and public, driven by commitment and curiosity, and sustained by our definitive cast of storytellers, historians, and artistsAn absolute necessity for design devotees and sneakerheads of all ages Sneakersis a definitive exploration of the cultural phenomenon of sneakers, now anbillion dollar a year industryThis gift worthy book featurespages of photos and interviews with industry gurus, sports legends, and celebrities in a stunning package created by celebrated designer Rodrigo Corral The books carefully curated list of participants takes readers to the center of the action Edson Sabajo, owner of Amsterdams seminal sneaker boutique, Patta, leads a sneaker hunt that starts in the back alleys of Philadelphia and ends in the Middle East Jeff Staple, designer of a pair of sneakers that resells for , recalls the sneaker riot his design kicked off on the Lower East Side of Manhattan inJim Riswold dishes on making commercials with Michael Jordan Ronnie Fieg explains the collaborative magic of KITH Adidass Rachel Muscat and Jon Wexler get philosophical about their star collaborator, Kanye West Nikes legendary Tinker Hatfield takes a glimpse into the future Professional tennis player Serena Williams shares an exclusive reveal And much, muchFrom its arresting cover design and thought provoking interiors to the unprecedented depth of its first person accounts, Sneakers is an absolute must have for sneaker lovers and anyone who is interested in design, creative process, street culture, branding, entrepreneurship, art and fashion