Sneaker Freaker’s 720-page book showcasing 900 vintage sneaker ads, from Nike, Reebok and more.
Written and compiled by Simon ‘Woody’ Wood, founder of the legendary Sneaker Freaker magazine has teamed with publishing company Phaidon to release Soled Out: The Golden Age of Sneaker Advertising, a 720-page homage to vintage print ads from some of the world’s most notable sneaker brands. Consisting of over 900 ads, the hardcover book is a veritable tome of sneaker history, one backed by nearly a decade of research and discovery.
Thirteen brands are spotlighted in the book such as adidas, Nike, Converse, PUMA, and more. Ads included range from Michael Jordan‘s iconic early Air Jordan campaigns to classic Nike ACG posters. Most of the book spotlights ads from the ’70s to 2000, save for a handful of original Converse Chuck Taylor All Star ads from the ’30s.
Soled Out: The Golden Age of Sneaker Advertising will release via the Phaidon webstore on 20 October, pre-order now for only £49.95.