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1000 Deadstock Sneakers

In 1,000 Deadstock Sneakers, sneakerhead Larry Deadstock delves into the origins, history and trends of international sneaker culture.

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An accessible and comprehensive encyclopedia of 1,000 Deadstock sneakers - the originals produced for exclusive, limited edition releases - by trendsetting sneakerhead and notorious reseller Larry Deadstock.

"Deadstock" refers to originals: authentic, unworn sneakers produced for limited releases, limited edition reissues or pairs otherwise no longer being made. No longer available at direct retail, Deadstock is the most desirable, exclusive and valuable sneaker merchandise available and is only available from select resellers and websites such as Larry Deadstock.

In 1,000 Deadstock Sneakers, deadstock collector and notorious reseller Larry Deadstock delves into the origins, history and trends of international sneaker culture with streetwear journalist François Chevalier. This book includes:

- The story behind the first pair of Air Jordans
- Basketball legends LeBron James, Kobe Bryant and Michael Jordan
- Pioneering designers such as Virgil Abloh
- Influential figures such as Will Smith, Spike Lee and Travis Scott
- Informative anecdotes from Larry Deadstock
- Original ads from Nike, Adidas, Air Jordan, New Balance, Rebook, Vans and more

Complete with detailed research, historical context and trend analysis of each style's aesthetic appeal, this book explores the sneaker's significance in fashion and culture today through 1,000 coveted deadstock sneakers from the past 50 years. This is a must-have reference text for sneakerheads and deadstock collectors; eye candy for sports fans, influencers and all sneaker wearers; and an exploration of an emerging phenomenon in fashion and streetwear for anyone interested in contemporary culture.

Specifications
Title: 1000 Deadstock Sneakers
Author: Larry Deadstock
Publisher: Rizzoli
Size: 195 x 279 x 20 mm
Size: 544 pages
Weight: 2.7 kg
Language: English
Material: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781419771989


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ISBN

9781419771989

Color

White

Language

English

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