The famous Parisian store LARRY DEADSTOCK is a reference in sneakers. To transmit its knowledge and enrich the street culture, Larry’s team presents us its very first book entitled « 1000 Sneakers Deadstock ».
First of all, a little background on Larry Deadstock. Founded in 2018 by a great sneaker lover, this store specialized in the purchase/resale of shoes is located in the Marais district in the 3rd arrondissement of Paris, at 65 rue de Saintonge. It offers us a very large choice of models often very sought-after. These sneakers are guaranteed new, never worn and available in their original box.
« 1000 SNEAKERS DEADSTOCK » is a 550-page book that tells the modern history of sneaker culture.
Initially intended for sports, sneakers have become over the years fashion pieces, first in the street and then on the catwalks of high fashion shows.
This book allows us to understand how simple pairs of sports shoes have become must-haves in our wardrobe and true cult objects of the 20th century. It highlights collaborative pairs, limited editions and the process of the resale market from the 2000s to today. Among the bangers of the various flagship sportswear brands, this book features the iconic Nike AM1 Safari, the innovative adidas Yeezy 350 v2 Core or the much sought after Joe Freshgoods x New Balance 992 « No Emotions Are Emotions ». In total, Larry Deadstock’s book exposes 1000 rare models and shares some « juicy » anecdotes!
The book « 1000 SNEAKERS DEADSTOCK » by Larry Destock Paris will be released on November 30, 2022 for 59.90€ ($59). It’s available for pre-order on fnac.com, cultura.com, as well as in partner bookstores and on hachette.fr and editionsduchene.fr. Let’s go !