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sneakerhead

slang Someone who appreciates sneakers as a fashion or aesthetic item and often collects many pairs as a hobby. That guy's a real sneakerhead—he must have a few hundred pairs, easy.
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"SoleDXB is where the region's sneaker connoisseurs, grail seekers and sneakerheads interact share ideas, or even swap their shoes.
Answering the dreams of die-hard film fans and sneakerheads alike, Reebok commemorated the moment by releasing a pair of highly collectible Alien Stompers on Wednesday.
It's a fully loaded catalog for sneakerheads, with side-by-side comparisons of all the sneakers that matter most, from groundbreaking designs by Nike and Adidas to luxury styles from Yves Saint Laurent and Lanvin.
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.
SNEAKERHEADS, stylists, designers and anyone with a passion for sporty footwear (and the associated street culture) will want to make a date with the Bowes Museum.
In an ultimate swish for basketball fans and sneakerheads in the UAE, Nike is all set to open the country's first - and one of a few in the world - Jordan-only store on June 30 in The Dubai Mall.
Some sneakerheads undoubtedly wanted to wear the heavily-hyped PS130 shoes - a summer "must-have" - but others admitted they hoped to make a quick buck off them.
Chicago, IL, July 11, 2014 --(PR.com)-- Chicago sneakerheads and shoe enthusiasts alike are invited to the largest sneaker convention the Midwest has ever seen.
Let's be clear: We're not talking about your gym shoes -- they must be "box fresh,'' as sneakerheads like to say.
These are the exact words use to describe the mayhem that has ensued among 'sneakerheads' across the US who can't wait to get their hands on Nike's latest basketball shoe, the Foamposite Galaxy.
I am confident that we can help Stadium Goods grow its international presence for sneakerheads around the world through our expertise in technology, logistics and data.
Manila Mayor Joseph Estrada's "Erap All-Star" (a look-alike of Converse All-Star) and Makati City Mayor Abigail Binay's "Air Jejomar" (aka "Air Binay") also trended with high reviews among sneakerheads. Before them, the original pace setter was Pasig Mayor Bobby Eusebio's sneakers, followed by "Air Abalos" of Makati Mayor Carmencita Abalos.
Limited-edition release events draw sneakerheads to Likelihood, a modern men's shoe store designed by local firm Best Practice Architecture, done up with hexagonal tube lighting fabricated by artist Troy Pillow and a wall-mounted sculpture by Toronto-based artist Kelly Mark that playfully proclaims: I Called Shotgun Infinity When I Was Twelve.
The popular sneaker line gave local sneakerheads a special treat with the Philippine release of Jordan 1 'flavorways'-kicks bathed in the bright colors of Gatorade flavors: Lemon Lime, Orange, Cool Blue and Grape.