"SoleDXB is where the region's sneaker connoisseurs, grail seekers and sneakerheads
interact share ideas, or even swap their shoes.
Thirty-two years ago Nike created the Air Jordan 1 (boasting the "Air" technology that debuted in 1982 as the Air Force 1) for Chicago Bulls rookie shooting guard Michael Jordan in the now-iconic black and red (BRED, to sneakerheads
) of his team.
Fix, Nicholas Reynolds, 4180 Fuller Ave.
That's also where they met fellow founding member Groundislava, ne Jasper Patterson, now a tall and stocky, happy-go-lucky sneakerhead
with a penchant for referencing video game soundtracks in his instrumental pop.
"We were inspired by sneakerhead
culture and sought to create a line of limited edition products that could not only be collected, but also worn and shown off as a fashion statement."
Rather, this only means that the market for scalped items exists rampantly and some 'sneakerhead
' who couldn't be bothered to queue will pay that much money to get their hands on these star-freckled footwear.
Thanks to CMU's Student College, for which students develop and teach classes, Curtis and fellow "sneakerhead
" Jesse Chorng, an economics major, share their passion through Sneakerology 101.
She admits there was tension between Nespola and Vic Moritz, the only "sneakerhead
" with a collection bigger than Nespola's.
Supply quickly outstripped demand, resulting in a glut of bootleg BAPE on eBay and circulating in sneakerhead
Custodio's Lalapatos are a must-have if you're a sneakerhead
. Made with Habi, a community in Baseco, and communities in Rizal and Marikina, Custodio's shoes are made with foil packs with panels.
Slang term for a person who collects and trades sneakers as a hobby, and who typically is knowledgeable about the history of sneakers.
Max Gross was a major sneakerhead
growing up in Maryland, where strapping rubber bands around baggy jeans at the ankle to show off fresh kicks was the norm among his high school friends.
For the unversed, "sneakerhead
" is a term used to describe enthusiasts who are devoted in the practice of collecting and/or reselling of sneakers.
Raf Simons and Rick Owens, with their exaggerated takes on high tops, are just two designers who have produced their own shoes and sold them at price points far above most sneakerhead
would appreciate a pair of the Off-White x Converse Chuck 70.