Hitting the UK on November 16, the LACES OUT! Trainer Festival returns for its fifth birthday at its OG home: the Camp & Furnace Dock in Liverpool, England.
Revered as the North West’s largest celebration of trainers, lifestyle and streetwear, the event will once again bring together the UK’s crep community, as well as sneaker lovers from across the world and, of course, Sneaker Freaker will be there to take in the good vibes.
Browse thousands of rare, vintage and deadstock trainers from a killer lineup of independent traders and collectors. In between shoe gazing, be sure to hit up the Sneaker Freaker chill-out area to cop The Ultimate Sneaker Book and the latest issues of SF magazine.
If you’re not going to walk out with a new pair, at least leave with a clean pair, as Crep Protect will be giving away free sneaker cleans. Also, some of the rarest trainers on the market will be up for grabs thanks to the ‘Cop or Flop’ Machine.
Alongside the marketplace, LACES OUT! also brings back its much-loved panel talks, giving local movers and shakers a chance to share their knowledge. This season’s theme ‘How to get on in the Sneaker Industry’ will be deliberated by our very own Morgan Weekes, Alex Vas (size?), and Peter Mitchell (The Basement). There will also be a discussion on collecting vintage with Rich from Bags of Flavour in Manchester, Jojo from Rag Parade, and Ladi Kazeem from The Vault, with all panel chats hosted by rap artist Burgundy Blood.
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