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  Bobbito Garcia's Where'd You Get Those? New York City's Sneaker Culture: 1960 - 1987
   
  If You Don't Know, You Better Ask Somebody
  “Spotlighting more than 400 colorful specimens from the sixties, seventies, and eighties, Garcia chronicles the gym shoe’s rise to cultural prominence with all the obsessive detail of a hip-hop era Carl Linnaeus…Its fierce, feisty individualism makes Where’d You Get Those? a welcome addition to New York cultural history.”
--Vogue

“The perfect primer on the sole of pop culture…a much-needed compendium”
--Vanity Fair

“Garcia’s book is an anthropological trove, blending autobiography, oral history, vintage ads, grainy shots of urban glamour, and… loving description of individual sneakers.”
--The New Yorker

“The definitive book on the rise of sneaker fanaticism.”
--Paper magazine

“Lovingly explores the roots of retro sneakers.”
--The New York Times

Where’d You Get Those? is a must…This is sneaker anthropology; you could teach a college course using it as a textbook.”
--The New York Post

Where’d You Get Those? is the definitive book on NYC basketball sneaker culture”
--Slam magazine

Where’d You Get Those? is the most intense meditation on sneakers to date…wonderful, detailed, and complete.”
--Mass Appeal

“A rhapsodic, comprehensive chronicle.”
--Time Out New York, Fall fashion issue

 
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