Tag: sneaker collecting

I Hope You Already Got That Pair of Kobe’s That You Wanted Because If Not, You’re About to Pay Stupid Prices For Them

Nike Kobe 6 Protro “Grinch” Photo: Panama Jackson On December 24, 2020, Nike (and I presume the Kobe Bryant estate, headed up by his wife Vanessa Bryant) decided to re-release the Nike Kobe Zoom 6 Protro in the green apple/black/volt-crimson colorway. The shoes, affectionately referred to as the “Kobe Grinches” (because of their super green […]

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The Funk Boutique: Celebrating Successful Black Women, Sustainability, and Sneakers

Photo: Jason Kempin (Getty Images) Everything’s coming up American fashion! The first Monday in May has always been known as “Met Gala Day,” when the most elite of the elite come out dressed to impress and preview the exquisite annual costume exhibit hosted by Anna Wintour and Andrew Bolton, curator of the Costume Institute of […]

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Nike Won Its Motion Against Lil Nas X’s ‘Satan Shoes.’ They Can Thank Trump

Lil Nas X attends the 62nd Annual GRAMMY Awards at STAPLES Center on January 26, 2020 in Los Angeles, Calif.Photo: Emma McIntyre (Getty Images) The saga of Nike and Lil Nas X’s “Satan Shoes” continued on Thursday, with Nike scoring a legal win against streetwear firebrand MSCHF. Three days after Nike filed suit over the […]

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It’s Air Max Day at StockX: Bid $1 for a Chance to Win Four Modern Nike Classics

Air Max Day RestockX Event | StockX If you’re a sneakerhead, you’re probably already aware that March 24 is Air Max Day. But in the spirit of the occasion, did you know that StockX is holding another installment in its RestockX event series? Through Friday at 12 PM EDT, you can place a $1 bid for […]

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Dear New Sneaker People, Just Because You Usually Wear a Certain Size Doesn’t Mean You Always Wear That Size

Photo: Panama Jackson It’s been documented here before, but the onset of the coronavirus over a year ago seems to have turned everybody and their mothers into sneakerheads (and ultimately rendering most of us winless at the SNKRS app sweepstakes). And while the sneaker culture (and folks attempting to become resellers; good morning to everybody […]

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The Essential Sneakerhead Starter Pack, According to Jacques Slade

If you’re even casually into sneakers, there’s a good chance you’ve seen one of Jacques Slade’s videos in your YouTube recommendations. Maybe you’re even a fan of his already—after all, Slade is one of the most popular personalities in sneaker YouTube or even sneaker media at large. Is it because of how long he’s been […]

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To Washington, D.C. With Love: The Commes Des Garcons x Nike Foamposite 1 Collaboration Might As Well Come With Mambo Sauce

My first experience with the Nike Air Foamposite One, released in 1997—we called them Penny Hardaways or Penny’s, for short—was on the campus of Spelman College during the summer before my freshman year of college. I watched a dude in one of the summer programs we had running (I was in a program for science, […]

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