Sneakerhead in Focus: Vincent “mr_redking” Bland

Sneakerhead in Focus: Vincent “mr_redking” Bland
Across the pond from the UK leaving Mark behind in the jaws of Feargal, we are back stateside with a collector whose collection invigorated my love for PUMA. While there are several other Puma collectors who have had the same impact on me, I wanted to start here because we will soon be hopping countries...

Sneakerhead in Focus: Mark “mtst34” Williams

Sneakerhead in Focus: Mark “mtst34” Williams
ABOUT Hi! My name is Mark Williams. I live in a small town called Heathfield. Me and my wife are childminders and we run our own business. Got two kids, a daughter aged 13 and a son aged 8. Tell us about your childhood and what it was like growing up in your city. I grew...

History of Air Jordan 12

History of Air Jordan 12
A 19th Century women’s shoe called the Nisshoki and the Japanese flag were the inspiration behind the Air Jordan 12. The land of the rising sun and its flag at the time with sun rays scattering at different angles were mimicked beautifully on the upper of the Air Jordan 12. Still puzzled? Look at the...

History of Air Jordan 11

History of Air Jordan 11
Perhaps the most famous Jordan of all time, the Air Jordan 11 was Michael Jordan’s shoe for the 1995-1996 NBA season. Initially, the shoe was released in two versions: a) The Mid – Patent Leather b) The Low – Elephant Print aka the IE However, five years later the retro run of the model saw...

Understanding Piracy and why it Exists

Understanding Piracy and why it Exists
Every sneaker enthusiast has once in his/her lifetime at least seen, held or even worn a fake pair of kicks. Being called out for wearing a spurious looking pair is not fun, even as a joke. I had a close call once with a pair of teal Nike Air Prestos and had I not paid...
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