Rizzoli Rizzoli Out of the Box The Rise of Sneaker Culture Book


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A groundbreaking traveling exhibition, Out of the Box showcases sneakers, from the mid-nineteeth century to sports performance breakthroughs, to present-day cultural icons. Drawn from the collection of the Beta Shoe Museum and significant private collectors, museums, and archives. This selection is richly contextualized with interviews and essays by design innovators, sneaker collectors, and cultural historians, creating a backdrop of the technical innovation, fashion trends, social history, and marketing campaigns that shaped the form over the past two centuries.