Trainers pays tribute to the cult popularity of this most versatile of shoe, and charts the rise and rise of the trainer. With over 300 styles included, from old-school adidas to the newest lines from Reebok, from Nike's latest high-tech offerings to the legendary Converse All Star, all photographed in full colour, this is the complete compendium of casual shoe style that tells you everything you ever wanted to know about trainers. In addition, there are special feature spreads, which take a look at such subjects as brand identity, endorsements from sportsmen and women, key advertising campaigns, celebrity trainer-wearers, street style and customization. This is a must-have purchase for all trainer enthusiasts!
About the author:
Neal Heard runs UK clothing label White Riot and is a longtime sneaker fan who has spent many years sourcing, collecting and selling trainers. He deals in rare and vintage deadstocks.