Hey guys! It’s been a while, I know 🙈   This summer has been a time of growth and learning, but more importantly a time of preparing for a new adventure abroad.   Therefore, Tread Softly will be on hiatus to allow me to focus on some other important projects (davecreates… 👀).   In the […]

When Magdi Fernandes met Kanye West

When Kanye Comes Knocking

It’s not everyday Kanye West comes knocking on the door of your sneaker shop, but then there’s a first time for everything.   The guys at CrepjunkieTV recently sat down with renowned UK sneakerhead Magdi Fernandes who lets us in on how his sneaker loving journey began. He reminisces on the community vibe of the sneaker […]

Nike Air Trainer Huarache Low "Triple Black" 2

Are These The Next Nike Air Max 90?

Enter the Nike Air Trainer Huarache Low “Triple Black”. These kicks are both lowkey stealth and contagious cool. If the feel on feet is anything like the mids I have, they’re sure to feature an eclectic combination of comfy support with the already apparent style.     I’ve seen this shoe on slightly more feet […]

Kevin Durant

“Don’t Worry” – QUOTE

“I’m just trying to grow. That’s one thing I told myself is, ‘Don’t worry about who people say is the best player.’“ ~ Kevin Durant   KD speaks truth.   On the path towards our dreams, it’s often easy to look over the fence and compare what we have to the people next to us. […]

adidas tubular runner lace close up

FIRST LOOK: adidas Originals Tubular Runner All Grey

With the introduction of the new NMD range and the ever growing popularity of the Yeezy Boost, adidas are certainly the brand to be wearing right now.   One of my current favourites from the Three Stripes has to be the Tubular range. With a futuristic feel, these kicks come in several styles and have […]

NBA All-Star Weekend 2016 Sneaker Releases

NBA All-Star Weekend 2016 Sneaker Releases

Swish. Splash. Dunk. Dribble.   NBA All-Star Weekend is back! One of the most highly anticipated and entertaining sporting events on the calendar and this year it takes place north of the US border in Toronto, Canada.   But it won’t just be Steph Curry dropping a ton of three-pointers – a fiery hot array of […]

Puma His & Hers Valentine's Day Pack On Feet

Valentine’s Day Gifts Part 2

Red wine and roses or Tech Fleece and Roshes?   Valentine’s Day gifts come in various shapes and sizes but hey, it’s the heart behind it that matters most. If you’re looking for that pair of kicks to woo the Mr/Mrs, you may not have to look further than the Puma “His & Hers” Valentine’s […]

David Abiona - Tread Softly Author

12 Months and Counting

Time certainly knows how to hop, step and jump ahead.   All four quarters of the year have descended upon us and what a period it’s been in this, my rookie sneakerhead season. I’ve enjoyed sharing my view of the sneaker culture and I hope you’ve enjoyed reading it. From candid conversation-like articles, to shoe-inspired poetry to […]

Black Friday Offers

BEWARE: Black Friday Beckons…

As Black Friday beckons, shops both online and on the high streets can expect a strong serge of shoppers searching for super savings.   Will you be one of them?   Two weeks back saw the release of the adidas Yeezy Boost 350 “Moonrock” and with it, a hoard of hungry sneakerheads rushing to get their hands […]

Nike Air Max 2016 - Black, Red and Bright Crimson

The Nike Air Max 2016 Is Here

As the curtains begin to close on 2015 the spotlight has already started to shine on the new year, and with it the many blessings of new sneaker releases.   Hitting the shelves today and in time for Christmas is the Nike Air Max 2016, the latest heir to the Air Max throne.   See […]