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...

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...

What is Full Grain Leather – Myths & Reality

What is Full Grain Leather – Myths & Reality
How many times have you been fooled into buying a product because it was labeled Genuine Leather? Quite a few times I reckon. Don’t worry, I used to be in the same boat as you until I went the extra mile to educate myself about what was so “Genuine” about Genuine Leather? Turns out it...

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: 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...
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