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Fifty Sneakers That Changed the World

Design Museum Fifty

By Alex Newson

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One of two new titles in the Design Museum Fifty series published in conjunction with London's prestigious Design Museum.

Over the course of its history the sneaker has undergone a complete transformation, taking it from functional sportswear to high fashion. The Design Museum's Alex Newson traces this evolution through the 50 most influential examples, from the classic Converse All Star up to the very latest blends of technological innovation and fashion-conscious style.

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  • ISBN: 9781840916973
  • Publication date: 07 Sep 2015
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  • Imprint: Conran
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