sneakerhead

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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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class="MsoNormalI am a sneaker-head and this means that I tend to buy more Jordans and Reeboks than even normal clothes.
When the EQT 93/17 went on sale on January 16 it sold out within minutes; there were about 700 people waiting in front of each of the two local cult sneaker-head shops chosen as the exclusive distributors.
Rob May, who organised the event alongside fellow 'sneaker-head' Mike Smith, told the Sunday ECHO: "We made Laces Out to give enthusiasts like ourselves a place to meet up, hang out, and buy or sell trainers in a cool environ ment.
Evolux is an innovation in the field of modern active footwear and offers sneaker-heads a new unique way of rocking their favorite kicks.
As with most trends, the original 'sneaker-heads' were formed on the streets of New York and LA where a unique and thus expensive pair of trainers commanded a degree of respect.
Cole, who's never travelled outside of the US, will be in the UAE on July 11 and 12, at the opening of the new Reebok store in The Dubai Mall, and offer sneaker-heads and fashion enthusiasts the opportunity to customise their Reebok sneakers for free.
"I thought it would be cool to cater to sneaker-heads and art collectors," she said.
Alabama police were forced to pull out the pepper spray after a crowd of sneaker-heads got unruly while waiting for a chance to buy the newest Nike Air Jordans.