8/25/14
 
 

The Golden Age of Sneakers?

 

Complex's Russ Bengston writes an interesting essay making the case that the golden age of sneakers is right now and that most take it for granted. "Things are terrible now," he writes sarcastically. "There are resellers and site crashes and—gasp—sneakers that sell out within minutes. There are fakes, sneaker conventions are overrun by teenagers sporting fistfuls of their mom's money and Jordan just re-retroed that pair you've had on ice since 2008. It's one tragedy after another ... Poor sneakerheads." But in reality, those conventions, online custom shoe-building programs and beloved reissues are what makes it the perfect time to stockpile kicks.

Read more ›
 
 

On Our Sneaker To-Get List

The Nike Court Tennis Classic x Fragment Collection from designer Hiroshi Fujiwara ($110), available at NikeLab locations and online at Undefeated.

How to Keep White Kicks White
When they're looking less than fresh, here's how to brighten up your white shoes.

Share:
Save:
The Golden Age of Sneakers? | Valet.
 

8/25/14
 
 

The Golden Age of Sneakers?

 

Complex's Russ Bengston writes an interesting essay making the case that the golden age of sneakers is right now and that most take it for granted. "Things are terrible now," he writes sarcastically. "There are resellers and site crashes and—gasp—sneakers that sell out within minutes. There are fakes, sneaker conventions are overrun by teenagers sporting fistfuls of their mom's money and Jordan just re-retroed that pair you've had on ice since 2008. It's one tragedy after another ... Poor sneakerheads." But in reality, those conventions, online custom shoe-building programs and beloved reissues are what makes it the perfect time to stockpile kicks.

Read more ›
 
 

On Our Sneaker To-Get List

The Nike Court Tennis Classic x Fragment Collection from designer Hiroshi Fujiwara ($110), available at NikeLab locations and online at Undefeated.

How to Keep White Kicks White
When they're looking less than fresh, here's how to brighten up your white shoes.

Share:
Save: