THIS SATURDAY AT FIFTH ELEMENT: Meet "Girls Got Kicks" Author, Lori Lobensine, in person and get your booked signed! Plus special performances from the B-Girl Squad: Tish Jones, Desdamona, & Maria Isa. Of course, we had to have a Female Sneaker Battle, so ladies wear your best Kicks!!
"Girls Got Kicks" is a new book that takes you on a journey around the world to meet some of the foremost Female Sneaker Fiends! The Author, Lori Lobenstine is the founder of femalesneakerfiend.com and has been contributing her sneaker knowledge to various sources for years. The photos are beautifully and skillfully handled by Amanda Lopez, whose work has been featured in XXL, Upper Playground, XLR8R, Vibe, and many other places.
The book looks fantastic and is laid out very nicely and maintains a nice balance of vivid photos and engaging text. The book is broken up into focused chapters that cover a variety of Sneaker related passion and issues; What were the first pair of sneakers you fell in love with?, When something bad happens to your kicks, B-Girl Be Festival, HIghs & Lows of being a Female Sneaker Fiend, A Petition For Smaller Sizes and Much More!!
It's definitely a great read for Female and Male sneaker fiends alike. Even if you aren't a sneaker fiend you are inclined to find yourself intrigued. I'm honestly far from a sneaker fanatic, but I can appreciate it, as I have my own "obsessions" to keep me more than busy enough. However, it is still super interesting to read about what drives people and the lengths they go to in order to maintain something they are so passionate about. So, pick up the book, meet the ladies, hear their stories, and peep their Kicks!!!
-Girls Got Kicks Book Signing + B-Girl Be Showcase Details:
Fifth Element 2411 Hennepin Ave S MPLS, MN 55405
Saturday, 11.5.11 From 6 PM until 8 PM