They’re more than just Sneakers – Out of the Box: The Rise of Sneaker Culture

From the iconic Air Jordans to Kanye West’s Yezzy line, sneakers sure have come along way since the spiked running shoe back in 1860. Out of the Box: The Rise of Sneaker Culture is a book that chronicles the many miles and trends sneakers have traversed over the years. Once a simple necessity, sneakers are now a cultural phenomenon in themselves and author Elizabeth Semmelhack has braved the smell to explore the many tracks they have covered.

Self-described as a groundbreaking travel exhibition, this book explores various sneaker museums and archives around the world to give you a glimpse, without the smell, into the unique history of sneaker culture. Whether it be the Reebok archives or Kosow Sneaker Musuem, Out of the Box: The Rise of Sneaker Culture gets to the bottom of what has made sneakers so great over the years. So regardless if you are a Nike or Adidas man, this book will give you a whole new appreciation for those things on your feet.

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