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...

Sneakerhead in Focus: Carmen “Nananoah1” Garrido Diez

Sneakerhead in Focus: Carmen “Nananoah1” Garrido Diez
There are two firsts in this feature – A Spanish collector and my first female sneakerhead feature. Running into Carmen on IG and interacting with her was sort of a build-up to this feature. She isn’t your seasoned veteran collector but that’s kind of nice because you get to view things from a different perspective....

Sneakerhead in Focus: Phillip “Sneakophilo” Reckhaus

Sneakerhead in Focus: Phillip “Sneakophilo” Reckhaus
Sneaker collector stories continue as we head back to Germany and talk to Münster native Phillip “Sneakophilo” Reckhaus. His elaborate collection of runners from different brands embodies the signature European vibe but has a lot of elements from other brands thrown in for a wholesome character. In this feature, Phillip opens up about his childhood, his view on different brands...

The History of Nike Air Ship

The History of Nike Air Ship
The Nike Air Ship was the Jordan 1 before the Jordan 1. In reality, this was the very first shoe that Michael Jordan wore on court back in 1984. The Air Ship was basically the blueprint for the Air Jordan 1 and was a mid-top shoe.  It featured a total of 8 eyelets compared to...
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