Following up from their compendium volume of last year, Sneakers Tokyo, Japanese shoe bible Shoes Master is set to release a follow up book, this time dedicated to none other than Hiroshi Fujiwara. Similar to his Personal Effects book, Sneakers Tokyo vol.2 promises to take you on a guided tour of some of Hiroshi’s favorite kicks of the past two decades. If you’re looking for an authoritative guide to the Japanese sneaker scene then this will be essential reading (and yes it's be a bilingual print, so you'll get the full story). Available in mid August, pre-orders are now being taken at Zozo. Price ￥ 1,800 (+ tax). Thanks to the Shoes Master blog for the news and images.
From Shoes Master:
Sneaker Tokyo is a book brought to you from the makers of sneaker magazine, SHOES MASTER. This second volume is a complete feature on Hiroshi Fujiwara, who has continued for many years to shape sneaker trends in Tokyo. You will find a comprehensive archive of around 200 pairs of the shoes Hiroshi Fujiwara has chosen, worn and created, from models from the 80s such as Dunk, Air Jordan and Superstar, to more recent models from HTM, visvim and Tennis Classic. What's more, you will also find interviews with people like Nike CEO, Mark Parker and Hiroki Nakamura from visvim, and a special long interview with Hiroshi Fujiwara himself. 160 pages all in colour.