OUT OF THE BOX: THE RISE OF SNEAKER CULTURE BOOK

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$45.00

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Published by the AFA in partnership with the Bata Shoe Museum and Skira Rizzoli, Out of the Box: The Rise of Sneaker Culture offers 256 pages of exclusive material, including archival photographs and historic ad campaigns as well as interviews, sketches, and style tips from designers and tastemakers; it is the definitive collector’s book for any self-respecting sneakerhead, $45/$22.50 AFA members, hardcover.

The book features an introduction by Bobbito Garcia, an in-depth essay on the history of sneaker culture and annotated exhibition checklist by exhibition curator Elizabeth Semmelhack, Senior Curator of the Bata Shoe Museum, a discussion of sneaker preservation by Ada Hopkins, Conservator of the Bata Shoe Museum, an interview between Dee Wells of Obsessive Sneaker Disorder and Nike designers Tinker Hatfield and Eric Avar, and contributions by sneaker experts including Cey Adams, James Bond, Darryl “DMC” McDaniels, Marc Eckō, D’Wayne Edwards, Walt “Clyde” Frazier, Adam “Ad Rock” Horovitz, Christian Louboutin, Hiroki Nakamura, Tom Sachs, Jeremy Scott, and Stan Smith, among others.