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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 […]

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 […]

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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 […]

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 […]

the new self-lacing nike mag

Nike MAG Will Leave Your Feet Tongue Tied

Shoes that lace themselves. Let that sink in.   “Back To The Future” is now right in the present with the actualisation of this Nike masterpiece of an innovation; the Nike MAG. Marty McFly fans and the sneakerhead community alike have been waiting for the introduction of these ground-breaking, ankle-shaking sneakers since their first appearance in […]

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 […]

A Day In The Life

Summer is a great time for flexing kicks and additionally a great time to go out and see what other heat can be acquired. So yesterday, myself (in my adidas ZX Flux “Zebra”), my brother (Vans) and cousin (Nike Air Force 1 low) went out for a bit of sneaker window shopping, and we weren’t […]

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 […]

Top 5 Things To Know About Nike Air Trainer Huarache “Fireberry”

It’s been a long time coming! 🙈   So I secured these kicks a couple of months ago from the East Midland’s very own wellgosh, a well good sneaker boutique that’s well worth a visit. Be sure to check it out if you’re ever in the Leicester area!   So straight to it, here’s the […]