Sneakers


Author: Wendy Blaxland
Publisher: Marshall Cavendish
ISBN: 9780761438106
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 32
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Explains the history, manufacturing, decorating, distribution, marketing, and popularity of sneakers.

Sneakers

das ultimative Handbuch
Author: N.A
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9783791333137
Category: Sneakers
Page: 256
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Sneakers sind nicht mehr nur einfach Sportschuhe, sondern Glaubensbekenntnis, Weltanschauung und Objekt der Begierde. Aus der früher kleinen Gemeinde der Sneakers-Träger und -Sammler ist inzwischen ein großes internationales Publikum geworden, das den seltensten Schuhen, den neuesten Designs oder neu aufgelegten Klassikern in unzähligen Farbkombinationen und Materialien hinterherjagt. Dieses Buch zeigt über 200 Turnschuhe, die die Sneakers-Kultur weltweit beeinflusst haben. Von den frühen Lieblingen bis zur neuesten Nike Air-Technologie, von anerkannten Klassikern bis zu vergessenen Meisterstücken gibt es zahlreiche Beispiele, die sowohl den Neuling auf diesem Gebiet wie auch den passionierten Sneaker-Liebhaber begeistern

Sneakers

Fashion, Gender, and Subculture
Author: Yuniya Kawamura
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1474262937
Category: Design
Page: 176
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This is the first academic study of sneakers and the subculture that surrounds them. Since the 1980s, American sneaker enthusiasts, popularly known as "sneakerheads?? or "sneakerholics??, have created a distinctive identity for themselves, while sneaker manufacturers such as Reebok, Puma and Nike have become global fashion brands. How have sneakers come to gain this status and what makes them fashionable? In what ways are sneaker subcultures bound up with gender identity and why are sneakerholics mostly young men? Based on the author's own ethnographic fieldwork in New York, where sneaker subculture is said to have originated, this unique study traces the transformation of sneakers from sportswear to fashion symbol. Sneakers explores the obsessions and idiosyncrasies surrounding the sneaker phenomenon, from competitive subcultures to sneaker painting and artwork. It is a valuable contribution to the growing study of footwear in fashion studies and will appeal to students of fashion theory, gender studies, sociology, and popular culture.

Sneakers


Author: Vicki Cobb
Publisher: Lerner Publications
ISBN: 9780761327721
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 48
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Looks at the science behind creating a pair of comfortable, lightweight, and well-designed sneakers.

Sneakers


Author: Rodrigo Corral,Alex French,Howie Kahn
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0448494353
Category: Photography
Page: 288
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"One of this year's coolest books."—Men's Journal "The definitive story of the sneaker universe."—WSJ Magazine Featuring exclusive interviews with Virgil Abloh (Off-White), Daniel Bailey, Ronnie Fieg (Kith), DJ Clark Kent, Serena Williams, Alexander Wang, Kobe Bryant and many, many others. Through honesty, intimacy, intelligence, and swagger, Sneakers amounts to a singular rubber-soled taxonomy, a global group portrait of a culture that’s both personal and public, driven by commitment and curiosity, and sustained by our definitive cast of storytellers, historians, and artists. An absolute necessity for design devotees and sneakerheads of all ages! Sneakers is a definitive exploration of the cultural phenomenon of sneakers, now an 85-billion-dollar-a-year industry. This gift-worthy book features 320 pages of photos and interviews with industry gurus, sports legends, and celebrities in a stunning package created by celebrated designer Rodrigo Corral. The book’s carefully-curated list of participants takes readers to the center of the action. Edson Sabajo, owner of Amsterdam’s seminal sneaker boutique, Patta, leads a sneaker hunt that starts in the back-alleys of Philadelphia and ends in the Middle East. Jeff Staple, designer of a pair of sneakers that resells for $6000, recalls the sneaker riot his design kicked off on the Lower East Side of Manhattan in 2005. Jim Riswold dishes on making commercials with Michael Jordan. Ronnie Fieg explains the collaborative magic of KITH. Adidas’s Rachel Muscat and Jon Wexler get philosophical about their star collaborator, Kanye West. Nike’s legendary Tinker Hatfield takes a glimpse into the future. Professional tennis player Serena Williams shares an exclusive reveal. And much, much more. From its arresting cover design and thought-provoking interiors to the unprecedented depth of its first-person accounts, Sneakers is an absolute must-have for sneaker lovers and anyone who is interested in design, creative process, street culture, branding, entrepreneurship, art and fashion.

Sneakers - Musical


Author: Judith Weinstein,Arnold Somers
Publisher: Dramatic Publishing
ISBN: 9780871297228
Category:
Page: 67
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Paule und Sneakers

Zwei wie Hund und Katze
Author: Frauke Scheunemann,Antje Szillat
Publisher: Edel:Books
ISBN: 3961290814
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Page: 192
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Dackelwelpe Paule ist traurig, als er seine Mutter und seine Geschwister verlassen und zu einer neuen Familie ziehen muss. Doch das ändert sich recht schnell, denn Bille, Fips und ihre Eltern sind richtig nett. Und in Billes Bett ist es sooo gemütlich! Nur mit dem griesgrämigen Kater der Nachbarn ist nicht gut Kirschen essen. Der dicke Sneakers scheint irgendetwas im Schilde zu führen. Neugierig schleicht Paule ihm eines Nachts hinterher – und findet etwas Überraschendes heraus: Sneakers ist nämlich gar nicht so fies wie gedacht, sondern hat das Herz am rechten Fleck. Der Kater führt eine Gruppe von Katzen an, die sich das Ziel gesetzt hat, Kindern zu helfen. Auch, wenn er ein Dackel ist: Da will Paule unbedingt mitmachen! Der erste Band einer tierischen Freundschaftsgeschichte mit viel Situationskomik vom Bestseller-Autorinnen-Team Frauke Scheunemann und Antje Szillat.

Beethoven in Sneakers

Roman
Author: Martin Geiser
Publisher: epubli
ISBN: 374677229X
Category: Fiction
Page: N.A
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Lars van Loon und sein Zwillingsbruder Gregor haben sich vor Jahren aus den Augen verloren, jeder hat seinen eigenen Lebensweg gewählt. Während der eine als eigenwilliger Pianist und Dirigent um die Welt reist, hat der andere sein Leben komplett umgekrempelt und lebt jetzt auf der Strasse. Ein grosses Geheimnis schwebt über den beiden. Führt das Schicksal die Brüder wieder zusammen...?

Sneakers


Author: Angie P
Publisher: AuthorHouse
ISBN: 1477245480
Category:
Page: 32
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Lloyd and Ryan are a pair of sneakers. When the clock strikes midnight they come to life the brothers get glimpses of what it is to be alive for 9 hours a day. After this time they become ordinary sneakers. The sneakers enter into a quest for a formula which will allow them to live like the people who wear shoes. They make friends and face foes along their quest to locate this gift of living water.

Sneakers


Author: Karin Glarner
Publisher: Arthur Niggli
ISBN: 9783721204506
Category: Design
Page: 175
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How did the simple canvas sneaker become a global classic, found on feet from Canton, Ohio, to Canton, China? Author Karin Glarner tracks this foot fetish through history, with a look at what brands are at the top and how they got there. Whether you love hi-tops, low-tops, retro Adidas, gold-lame platforms or plain white canvas, this brilliantly designed homage to the humble sneaker will leave you dancing.

Sneakers

The Complete Collectors' Guide
Author: Unorthodox Styles (Firm)
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780500600344
Category: Sneakers
Page: 256
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Sneakers is the indispensable and definitive guide to the very best and most collectible sneaker designs. It features: over 550 specially taken colour photographs; over 180 sneaker designs from eleven leading brands, chosen for the mark they have made on sneaker culture worldwide, and a selection of shoes from unforgettable and up-and-coming brands; comprehensive collectors information, with an invaluable introduction, brand histories and practical tips on how to create and care for your collection; a fully illustrated glossary and chronology; and a directory for collectors shops, resources and websites. This encyclopaedic book has proven appeal to both the novice collector and the hardcore sneaker freak.

Terpsichore in Sneakers

Post-Modern Dance
Author: Sally Banes
Publisher: Wesleyan University Press
ISBN: 9780819571809
Category: Performing Arts
Page: 311
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Drawing on the postmodern perspective and concerns that informed her groundbreaking Terpischore in Sneakers, Sally Bane’s Writing Dancing documents the background and development of avant-garde and popular dance, analyzing individual artists, performances, and entire dance movements. With a sure grasp of shifting cultural dynamics, Banes shows how postmodern dance is integrally connected to other oppositional, often marginalized strands of dance culture, and considers how certain kinds of dance move from the margins to the mainstream. Banes begins by considering the act of dance criticism itself, exploring its modes, methods, and underlying assumptions and examining the work of other critics. She traces the development of contemporary dance from the early work of such influential figures as Merce Cunningham and George Balanchine to such contemporary choreographers as Molissa Fenley, Karole Armitage, and Michael Clark. She analyzes the contributions of the Judson Dance Theatre and the Workers’ Dance League, the emergence of Latin postmodern dance in New York, and the impact of black jazz in Russia. In addition, Banes explores such untraditional performance modes as breakdancing and the “drunk dancing” of Fred Astaire. Ebook Edition Note: All images have been redacted.

Sneakers

Over 300 Classics from Rare Vintage to the Latest Designs
Author: Neal Heard
Publisher: Carlton Books Limited
ISBN: 9781780976228
Category: Art
Page: 464
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They're no longer just for running and working out! Sneakers have become an essential fashion statement, even collector's items. With more than 300 styles showcased, from old-school Adidas to Reebok's newest lines, from the legendary Converse All Star to Nike's latest high-tech Air Max, this fully updated new edition of Sneakers pays tribute to the cult popularity of this versatile shoe. Special features look at brand identity, endorsements from sports stars, key advertising campaigns, and street chic. There's even a "Hall of Fame" of all-time favorites. Superbly photographed, this complete compendium is a must-have for every sneaker enthusiast.

Sneakers


Author: Jazmine Jahn
Publisher: AuthorHouse
ISBN: 1425930980
Category: Fiction
Page: 32
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They're dirty, messy, dingy and green.but guess what? He doesn't care! They're "Sneakers"! The star of every kind of game, the laughing stock of the town, and if you never thought they could be, a perfect example of a kid's every day hero. Pairs of sneakers come and go, but it's that one perfect pair that become so loved, they're worn to pieces; sometimes longer than others picture to be stylish and cozy. But even parents know when a kid discovers the right set of wheels, it can be quite a challenge to replace the old with the new. It's no secret the first pair always beam with glory. But it's the long, lasting relationship that grows between sneakers and their owners that make them irresistible for a very long time! Join in on the journey of "Sneakers," and find out why this bunny is too stubborn no matter what people think, to separate his feet from his sneaks!

Shiny Red Sneakers


Author: Paula R. Fonder
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 1450070191
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Page: 48
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Tim and Robert were friends, they did everything together. They wore the same clothing, ate the same foods, just about everything. Everyday they would walk past “Vincent’s Sports Shop” to see the latest sneakers.

Torn Sneakers


Author: Heather A. Ziener
Publisher: AuthorHouse
ISBN: 9781452029450
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Page: 156
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Torn Sneakers is a memoir about my struggle to break co-dependency and rebuild my self-esteem in order to tear away from Chris, a heroin addict. Chris ends up living on the streets of Baltimore, andis arrested and detained in jail, where he becomes involved in gang acitvity. After surviving his drug addiction,"street hopping" and jail, Chris eventually becomes partially blind. I tried to help him deal with his addiction, but my life was in danger. In the end, I realized how dangerous addictions can be and I needed to save my own life instead of trying to help Chris. While I was involved with Chris, I felt like I was falling further and further into a deep, dark hole and could not climb out, no matter how hard I tried. I wanted to walk away from Chris on many occasions, but a turn of events would always cause me to feel sad for Chris,and I stayedin this relationship. My good friend Jay played a cruel trick on me, but it forced me to face the reality that whatever amount of love I had with Chris was not worth me losing my life. Torn Sneakers shows how powerful, heartbreaking, and confusing dealing with an addict was to me.

Certain Sneakers with Fabric Uppers and Rubber Soles, Inv. 337-TA-118


Author: N.A
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
ISBN: 9781428956315
Category:
Page: N.A
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In the matter of sneakers with fabric uppers and rubber soles

investigation no. 337-TA-118
Author: United States International Trade Commission
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Art
Page: 29
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Calendar Mysteries #9: September Sneakers


Author: Ron Roy
Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers
ISBN: 0375899707
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Page: 80
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In the ninth book of the Calendar Mysteries, an early chapter-book mystery series featuring the younger siblings of the A to Z Mysteries detectives, Bradley, Brian, Nate, and Lucy have taken care of the first-grade class hamster, Goldi, for the summer. But on the first day of school, when they plan to bring her back, Goldi is missing! In place of her cage is a green-and-orange sneaker key chain. Soon, the kids spot green-and-orange sneakers all over Green Lawn. And they find out other things have been disappearing around town, too. Can the four friends track down the sneaker sneak and get Goldi back?

Thundering Sneakers


Author: Prudence Mackintosh
Publisher: University of Texas Press
ISBN: 9780292752696
Category: Humor
Page: 188
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Originally published: Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday, 1981.