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Reminder: Sneaker Exhibit Stomps Into Brooklyn Museum Tomorrow

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Still recovering from Fourth of July weekend festivities? Take it easy this upcoming weekend and kick it at the Brooklyn Museum with The Rise of Sneaker Culture, its newest fashion exhibit that opens to the public tomorrow. In case you haven't brushed up on it yet, the TL;DR is that museum's second footwear exhibit in a row will feature 150 pairs that'll range from the shoe's origins to its rise in both streetwear and high fashion, with brands ranging from Nike to Prada.

Expect a crowd that's way different from who's heading to the Costume Institute right now, too: Experts predict that Sneaker Culture will attract an unusually high number of men to a fashion exhibit. Get a taste of what you'll see on display below.


Clockwise from top left: Converse Rubber Shoe Company All Star/Non Skid, 1917;Adidas x Run-DMC 25th Anniversary Superstar, 2011; Pierre Hardy Poworama, 2011.; Nike x Tom Sachs NikeCraft Lunar Underboot Aeroply Experimentation Research Boot Prototype, 2008-12. Images via Brooklyn Museum.

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