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 […]

Top 7 Shops To Cop The NIKE AIR MAX THEA

I love hearing feedback from you guys about this blog, keep it coming! One thing some of y’all have requested is more female-orientated content, so here goes… When it comes to women’s footwear, one of the best in the biz right now is the Nike Air Max Thea. One cannot doubt its popularity, bringing a […]

Cinderella tries on Nike Air Yeezy 2s

The Glass Sneaker – Poem

If you’ve read one of my previous posts, you would know that I see sneakers as art and the sneaker culture as the gallery that contains it. So as well as regular posts, this blog contains poems that showcase the sneaker culture in an artistic way.   That being said, check out this Cinderella-inspired, sneaker-themed poem written by […]

Your Top 5 Favourite Tread Softly Posts So Far

So I’ve been running Tread Softly for the past eight months now and I felt to have a “looking back” type feature and let y’all know what the most popular posts are so far!   As always, do feel free to contact me with your thoughts on the blog and spread the word about Tread Softly […]

Why Care About Sneakers? (Part 2) – Not Your Average History Lesson

The million-dollar question “why care about sneakers?” was one I started to answer in a piece I wrote last month (yet to read it? Click here to wise up). As it mentions, “Sneakerheads love sneakers not just because of how they look, but because of its history and what the shoe represents.” Well today it’s […]

FIRST LOOK – Nike Air Max 2016

I know what you’re thinking. A Nike Air Max 2016? Already? Yeah, it’s a tad early but it seems like you can never plan too far into the future with Nike.   The Air Max sneaker range is one of the most iconic in the Nike catalogue. Produced with unique style and innovative quality, this model here looks to […]

Nike Air Max 90 Leather (Black): Top 6 Things To Know

Following on from the first look, what better sneaker to cover for the first Tread Softly review than the classic Nike Air Max 90? However, this review is going to be done a little differently (you know, with that extra spice). So instead of giving you a standard (and probably longer) review of these classic […]

FIRST LOOK – Nike Air Max 90 Leather (Black)

So I’ve recently been blessed with a new pair of Nike Air Max 90’s; but these kicks came with a twist! Featuring an all-over leather upper in black, these sneakers carry that classic AM 90 feel but with a clever and unique appeal. Check out some of the photos below and stay tuned for the […]