When self-acclaimed Sneakerhead Simon “Woody” Wood made a decision to pursue his adore of sneakers―and freebie footwear―with a publication, the mighty Sneaker Freaker was born. From its punk fanzine style 1st edition in 2002 to today’s slick print and online operation, the independent magazine has remained at the fore of the worldwide sneaker scene, documenting equite collab, limited edition, retro reissue, Quickstrike, custom shoe and more, with raw, fastidious passion.
This enormous anthology celebrates 15 years of Sneaker Freaker, featuring the magazine’s finest pages with each other with in excess of 130 pages of specialist sneaker content by no means witnessed before. As “funny and critical, meaningful and pointless at the identical time” as the magazine’s own ethos, the guide packs in a lot more than 650 pages of dense insider information, hundreds of gorgeous images, as nicely as Woody’s personal obsessional observations.
The book rollicks by way of some one hundred many years of sneaker historical past, documenting Air Max, Air Force, All Stars, Dapper Dan, Michael Jordan, Reebok Pump, and Nike Skateboarding, alongside a lot more obscure treasures like Troop, SPX, and Vision Street Put on. All the main sneaker moments are all there, from Kanye to adidas Futurecraft, Nike Air Force one to New Stability, as nicely as landmark collabs, foremost advertising campaigns, and crux talking points, not least Nike vs adidas.
All Sneaker Freaker pages have been meticulously redesigned for this book edition, with fresh updates bringing every single story up to pace, even though preserving the charm of the unique prose. By means of all the limited editions, customs, retro reissues, and samples, this is the definitive supply of sneaker expertise you will enjoy as difficult as your Beaters.
“The most definitive sneaker culture magazine on the planet!”
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