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 […]

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 […]

Why Care About Sneakers?

Seriously, why? For many people, the ever-expanding culture that surrounds the shoe game seems pointless at times. Why should people spend large amounts of their hard-earned cash on a pair of shoes; mere fabric and glue? It’s a question that has crossed my mind too (yes – even me, a sneakerhead) so I took to […]

Sneakerhead Havens: wellgosh

Earlier today I travelled to Leicester. Why? You guessed it. To secure some kicks! Admittedly it’s been a long while since I’ve purchased shoes in store – in this current digital age I do a lot of my shopping online.   But today would be different; much different. Strolling around the pebbled streets of this […]

The Sneakerhead Life – Poem

Like the buzzer that blares at the end of a basketball game, the alarm sounds. The air no longer holds tension, but apprehension for what lies ahead.   Behind the curtain-folds, the sun stands still. Deceptive. The air is chilled like a frozen February, warm yellow beams transform to gamma blue rays of light as […]

Not Your Average Sneakerhead

What comes to mind when you hear the word “sneakerhead”? I used to imagine them as totally swagged out beings who owned a mass of shoes. A population that could be found camping outside their local (or afar) sneaker store for hours/days on end waiting for a new release. They probably knew the name of every […]