Sneakerhead in Focus: Zach “Mr.Ekos_TX” Murphrey

Sneakerhead in Focus: Zach “Mr.Ekos_TX” Murphrey
After a hiatus and some spikes in my motivation, the sneakerhead stories are finally back. In today’s feature, Houston (Texas) native Zach Murphrey talks to me about how he got into a wide variety of kicks, tells you some of his favorite spots to shop at, and talks about life after Hurricane Harvey in his...

ASICS x Solebox Gel-Lyte Runner Blue Carpenter Bee II

ASICS x Solebox Gel-Lyte Runner Blue Carpenter Bee II
This 2016 Solebox x ASICS Gel Lyte Runner had been on my radar for the longest time. Deciding between the original Gel Lyte III Blue Carpenter Bee and this pair didn’t take too long. I wanted something different and it caught me by surprise when the Gel Lyte Runner got paired with a Gel Lyte...

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...

Sneakerhead in Focus: Thomas “Grumpy G” Berg

Sneakerhead in Focus: Thomas “Grumpy G” Berg
The next stop in the Sneakerhead in Focus series is Sweden and this time we have a collector with us whose love for film and shoes is deeply correlated. In this feature, he opens up about his major influences, how he got started, what turned him into a collector, what are the vibes in his city...
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