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The Air Yeezy is a collaborative sneaker created by the team up of rapper/producer Kanye West and Nike. To date there are two separate versions of the Nike Air Yeezy, with the first releasing in 2009 and the Nike Air Yeezy 2 releasing in 2012. Each colorway has been met with wild anticipation, massive lineups, and eventual sellout success.

A Sneaker-by-Sneaker Breakdown of Kanye West’s Footwear Influence

July 22nd, 2014 by | 28 comments

kanye main 02b 1 A Sneaker by Sneaker Breakdown of Kanye Wests Footwear Influence

It’s almost impossible to ignore the massive influence that Kanye West has had on the sneaker industry and the way its consumers choose their products. His footwear selections and tendencies were quickly imprinted into the collective conscious of his fanbase, but more importantly, they sent the industry as a whole back to the drawing board in an effort to bring products that aligned with his thinking. Of course, the pop culture megastar was just like everyone else when the sneaker culture was in its neophytic stages; he merely wore what he liked, steadily rotating Air Jordans, Air Max 1s, and Air Force 1s, but as his career began to “touch the sky”, so did his personal tastes.

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Are These The Best Summer Sneakers of the Last Decade?

July 16th, 2014 by | No comments

best summer sneakers past decade Are These The Best Summer Sneakers of the Last Decade?

Summer isn’t always the busiest season in terms of sneakers, as the February All-Star rush and the Holiday craziness usually outshine it in terms of depth, but there have nonetheless been tons of memorable summer sneaker releases in the modern era. Doing its best to pin down the single best sneaker releases of every summer for the past decade is this compilation from Kicks Deals, which includes selections like the Air Jordan 6 “Infrared Pack” back in 2010 and the no-brainer Nike Air Yeezy 2 from 2012. Check out those picks below and then head to Kicks Deals for the full compilation.

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Sneaker Con LA @ BET Experience – June 2014 On-Feet Recap

June 30th, 2014 by | 63 comments

sneaker con los angeles bet on feet recap Sneaker Con LA @ BET Experience   June 2014 On Feet Recap

Sneaker Con rolled through Los Angeles for the second time in its history and definitely made some noise thanks to partnering with the BET Experience for a two day extravaganza. So with double the amount of time and free admittance, what could you expect but some of the best on-feet looks that the West Coast had to offer? The “History of Jordan” Air Jordan 6 made an experience with its all red leather upper, there were¬†plenty¬†of KD’s, and of course, the usual suspects in terms of Air Jordan retros. Be sure to stick around after the click for a better view of all of the on-feet selections during Sneaker Con’s stop in Los Angeles and let us know your favorite pair in the comments section.

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Sneaker Con LA @ BET Experience – June 2014 Event Recap

June 30th, 2014 by | 10 comments

sneaker con la bet recap Sneaker Con LA @ BET Experience   June 2014 Event Recap

Sneaker Con arrived in Los Angeles this post weekend to make history – not only would there be free admission, but thanks to a partnering with the BET Experience, the event would last two days. With that, there were double the amount of sneakerheads waiting to grab a look at double the amount of exclusives, PEs, and unreleased samples. Ace of Customs was on site to customize sneakers as well, so be sure to get with us after the click for a full rundown on the latest Sneaker Con to roll through Los Angeles and be ready for the next stop when the traveling sneaker show arrives in New York City on July 26th.

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Nike Air Yeezy “Selvedge Denim” by JBF Customs

June 18th, 2014 by | 14 comments

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It’s heartwrenching to give up a new pair of kicks, let alone a pair of Air Yeezys, to undergo the sneaker custom process, but if a guy like JBF Customs is handling them, you don’t have anything to worry about, really. The master of re-upholstery brings new life to the Air Yeezy with some Japanese selvedge denim and rich brown ostrich leather, but unfortunately these are a 1-of-1. If you need your own JBFs in your rotation, hit him at his website after you check out his latest work below.

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Nike Air Yeezy 2 “Marleezy” by Revive Customs

June 12th, 2014 by | 3 comments

nike air yeezy 2 marleezy customs Nike Air Yeezy 2 Marleezy by Revive Customs

You’ve got to put a lot of trust in a custom sneaker creator to pass them a pair of Air Yeezys to touch up. Revive Customs has certainly earned that trust with his off-the-wall take on all sorts of models, many of them referencing pop culture moments. This time around he’s fulfilled this Nike Air Yeezy 2 custom order that serves as a middle grounds between a Rastafarian Bob Marley theme and a World Cup celebration shoe. The outward parts feature most of the Marley touches, where the insole is gridded with a soccer ball look. See the results below and then tell us in the comments what you think of this Revive Customs creation.

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Kyrie Irving in Red October Yeezy 2 and Nike Hyperdunk 2014 at Nike Hong Kong Event

June 10th, 2014 by | 1 comment

kyrie irving red october yeezy 2s Kyrie Irving in Red October Yeezy 2 and Nike Hyperdunk 2014 at Nike Hong Kong Event

LeBron James’ wear of the Red October Yeezy 2s just might have inspired a currently Cleveland Cavs player. It was Kyrie Irving who this time showed off his pair of Air Yeezys, doing so while out at a Nike Basketball event in Hong Kong. Of course he also had some exclusives on feet that stuck with the red formula in the form of that Nike Hyperdunk 2014 PE that you can see after the break. Take a look at the evidence below and then tell us in the comments which of Kyrie’s red sneakers you’re feeling more.

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