Founded in 1997, STAPLE grew in prominence until exploding on the scene with the release of the infamous Staple Pigeon SB Dunks in 2005. The release is often credited with sparking sneaker culture as we know it today.
25 years later, STAPLE has become a globally recognized and respected streetwear brand. Throughout this time, Jeff Staple has collaborated with the biggest names in the business such as Adidas, ESPN, Burton, HBO and Nike, just to name a few.
Jeff Staple: Not Just Sneakers ($55) is an archival playbook that documents sneaker and streetwear icon Jeff Staple’s 25-year journey. From a single t-shirt to developing his eponymous STAPLE brand and iconic Pigeon mascot into a global force, Staple’s designs have graced the heels of almost every major footwear brand imaginable. The book invites readers to travel down an intricate maze of streetwear history through an insider’s point of view. Archival sketches, drawings, and magazine covers, as well as contributions by Hiroshi Fujiwara and Futura make this book a must-cop if you’re into streetwear and design.
Accompanying the book is exclusive Jeff Staple x Rizzoli merchandise that includes a hoodie, t-shirt, and Porter bag. There is also a Deluxe edition of the book ($250) which comes in a limited edition, clamshell cloth covered magnetic closure box containing the book, 24-page “epilogue 01” appendix booklet, and a Jeff Staple x Rizzoli t-shirt.
Looking to add this to your coffee table? The Jeff Staple: Not Just Sneakers book is now available via Rizzoli website.
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credit: Jeff Staple: Not Just Sneakers by Jeff Staple © Rizzoli New York, 2022