Trainer festival Laces Out! kicks off 10th anniversary year with event in Liverpool

Sneaker freaks can try on the first Laces Out! trainer festival of its 10th anniversary year this month.

On Saturday, May 18th, sneaker culture will take over the ACC Exhibition Centre in Liverpool.

The first Laces Out! event of the year will see activations from adidas and partners Sevenstore, cleaning activations and sneaker giveaways with official cleaning partner Crep Protect, a live podcast with The Sneaker Annexe, a ⁠live panel talk and a DJ set with Edson Sabajo of Patta

The after party at Lost Art will feature a photo exhibition with Armen Djerrahian including archive images of Nas, Jay-Z and Mos-Def.

Founder Rob May said: "It’s been a wild journey so far and something which has grown each year, to Laces Out! now being one of the world’s defining events in sneaker culture and also one of Europe’s biggest, all under one roof here in Liverpool. 

"We unite sneakerheads to explore an unparalleled selection of rare and exclusive trainers, limited editions and sought-after collaborations and for part 1 we’ve got some great collaborations happening."

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