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My Top 10 Sneakers of 2015 - @NickEngvall

My Top 10 Sneakers of 2015 – @NickEngvall

2015 was one of the best years the sneaker business has seen. The amount of diversity available to sneaker enthusiasts was incredible. Whether you wanted super hyped Public School Jordans or Kanye’s adidas, or some of the incredible GR colorways and collabs that came from brands like PUMA, New Balance and Vans, the options were …

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Michael Lau x Nike SB Dunk Low "Gardener meets Nike"

9 Years Since the Michael Lau x Nike SB Collaboration Released

2006 was during the peak of Nike SB’s popularity and one sneaker that helped add to the hype was the first collaboration between artist Michael Lau and Nike. The main focus of the collaboration was, of course, a very limited sneaker that was only released to the Asian market. The collaboration was designed to help …

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The Rise of Sneaker Culture Exhibit – Recap

Yesterday, WearTesters was covering the opening day of The Rise of Sneaker Culture exhibit live from the Brooklyn Museum. The exhibit showcased the growth in popularity of sneakers and how they have deeply permeated our culture. It focused mostly on the U.S. and it was amazing that shoes from the 1860s and 1890s were featured. …

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The 10 Most Expensive Air Jordan Auctions on eBay Right Now

The 10 Most Expensive Air Jordan Auctions on eBay Right Now

What would you pay for your ultimate sneaker grail? You know, the one weakness that you would allow yourself to go overboard and spend whatever it takes to get because you know you will never see that shoe in your size, available again. 10 or 15 years ago, that question might have gotten responses ranging …

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Kanye West's adidas Yeezy Boost - Rihanna, Paul McCartney, The Grammys

What’s The Point of a Signature Sneaker?

To make money? To build brand awareness? To use the power of an athlete or entertainer’s celebrity status and media attention? It used to be all of those things, and to an extent, it obviously still is. But things are different now than they were just a decade ago. Kanye West’s adidas signature shoe has …

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HUF Sneaker Store San Francisco

Fallen Heroes: 20 Sneaker Stores That Are No Longer In Business

As the year came to an end recently, some surprising news came from Hikmet Sugoer, the founder of Solebox. Hikmet announced that he was leaving the company. It may come as a surprise, but after the purchase of Solebox by Snipes a couple of years ago, it makes sense. When you’ve built a successful business …

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