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...

7 Tips on how to afford sneakers

7 Tips on how to afford sneakers
Step outside your house and everyone’s selling you something. They used to throw pamphlets and send salesmen/women to your place. Realising how they couldn’t quite get into your head, brands used tv, radio, tabloids and magazines with coupons inside to sell you stuff. Along came the internet and now all you do is shop online....

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....

PUMA TSUGI Blaze evoKnit

PUMA TSUGI Blaze evoKnit
After having a rough patch from 2010 – 2013, PUMA made a comeback into the spotlight with its signings of some of the biggest names in the entertainment industry. Rihanna, Kylie Jenner, The Weeknd and Big Sean. The recent signing of Selena Gomez is an indication that they wish to continue with their focused cultural...

Canvas vs. Leather – What’s the big fuss?

Canvas vs. Leather – What’s the big fuss?
Sneakers today use all kinds of materials one wouldn’t have even imagined would be on their feet some day. From Ballistic Nylon to Ultra Boost, sneakers have come of age. But this wasn’t achieved overnight. It took hundreds of thousands of Man hours and days trying to figure out the best materials, put them through...
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