An accessible and comprehensive encyclopedia of 1,000 deadstock sneakers – the originals produced for exclusive, limited-edition releases – by trendsetting sneakerhead and infamous reseller Larry Deadstock.
“Deadstock” refers to the originals: authentic, unworn sneakers that were produced for limited-edition releases, limited-run reruns, or pairs that have otherwise stopped being made. No longer available from the direct retailers, deadstock is the most desirable, exclusive, and valuable sneaker merchandise in existence, only available from select resell shops and websites such as Larry Deadstock’s.
In 1,000 Deadstock Sneakers, deadstock collector and infamous reseller Larry Deadstock teams up with streetwear journalist François Chevalier to dive deep into the origins, history, and trends of international sneaker culture. This book features:
Larry Deadstock is an internationally well-known name in sneaker culture and the owner of a sneaker resell store in Paris. He has 186,000 followers on Instagram. François Chevalier (Co-writer) is a journalist specializing in streetwear. He writes for Télérama and Entorse Editions.