Sneaker Freaker

Sneaker Freaker is an independent magazine and website that meticulously covers sneakers, streetwear, and sneaker culture on a global scale. Established in Melbourne, the magazine has grown to have a truly international reach, with its content available both in print and online. The magazine was launched in October 2002, originally conceived as a means for its founder and editor, Simon ‘Woody’ Wood, to acquire free shoes. It is sold in over 40 countries and maintains offices in Melbourne, London, and Berlin. It has grown from its humble roots as a DIY-style fanzine to a renowned international footwear magazine, documenting every collaboration, custom, limited edition, retro reissue, Quickstrike, Hyperstrike, and Tier Zero sneaker released over the past decade and a half.Image:sneaker-freaker-sample-cover

Sneaker Freaker has been successful in publishing its 40th issue in 2018. The same year, it produced The Ultimate Sneaker Book in collaboration with Taschen. This comprehensive 700-page anthology serves as a collection of Sneaker Freaker magazine’s content, detailing the last 100 years of collaborations, key releases, and significant events that have influenced the industry.

In addition to its regular publishing, Sneaker Freaker has worked in collaboration with a number of popular brands. These collaborative endeavors have resulted in the creation of books with renowned names such as Nike, Globe, Adidas, New Balance, Reebok, G-SHOCK, PONY, and Puma.

The magazine's contribution to the sneaker culture extends beyond the realm of print. Sneaker Freaker has been involved in numerous collaborations over the years, creating unique, limited-edition products. The following list details a selection of these collaborations:

Sneaker Freaker's story is one of passion, ingenuity, and a keen eye for style. The publication’s commitment to the sneaker community, as well as the dedication of its staff and contributors, has allowed it to consistently deliver in-depth content that is both informative and visually compelling. As it continues to evolve and expand, Sneaker Freaker remains a vital resource and an influential voice in global sneaker culture.{{Categories}}

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