August 26th, 2013 by Brendan Dunne
The MTV VMAs touched down in Brooklyn last night, bringing plenty of stars into the borough and its Barclays Center in search of a moon-man award. There were plenty of solid sneaker sightings for said stars, a group that sort of reflected the current sneaker-culture peak as well as the hip hop world’s obsession with the most luxurious of footwear. Kanye West split his time between the Balenciaga Arena and some Visvim footwear, Wiz Khalifa proudly showed off his Converse Collab, and Kendrick Lamar kept true to his promise of “No more designer” with his Nike Cortez on feet. Continue reading to see those and more in our 2013 MTV VMAs celebrity sneaker recap below.
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September 7th, 2012 by Brendan Dunne
Right before the MTV VMA’s went down a pretty big blow was dealt to the potential sneaker scene at the show when Kanye West decided not to show up, which frankly might have been a wise move given his previous blow ups at such events. The rest of the folks present very much held things down though, with a pretty good range amongst the sightings. Frank Ocean continued to break out the classics with a pair of the Nike SB Dunk Low ‘Supreme’ from yesteryear, Tyga showed off his upcoming Reebok collab, Lil Wayne skated in with his Supra’s, and oddball rapper Riff Raff laced up in the Nike Air Trainer Max 94. Click through with us to check out all these sneaker shots and more from the 2012 MTV VMA’s and let us know in the comments if you think the celeb set did a good job last night.
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