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sneakers, brands, culture


12/02/2015 Culture no responses

Harlem Lacrosse & Leadership

Harlem Lacrosse & Leadership

Harlem Lacrosse and Leadership’s growth and success is an inspiring story. I have been so impressed with all of the things I have learned about the organization.   Continue reading

09/13/2015 Shoes no responses

Agassi – Loud & Bright

Agassi – Loud & Bright

Andre Agassi’s embarrassing account of his former wife, Brook Shields insisting he wear platform shoes in order to match her height on their wedding day is hilarious. This, along with many other self deprecating stories make up his tell all autobiography, Open. Continue reading

08/25/2015 Culture no responses

Emily Oberg- A COMPLEX woman

Emily Oberg- A COMPLEX woman

Emily Oberg is a devastatingly attractive 20-something-year-old native Canadian.  Oberg has become an internet sensation from her correspondent role at the pop culture and fashion website, Complex News.  She covers topics across music, culture, sports, sneakers and style.  The curated style of retro grade brands she sports along with her charismatic personality makes Emily Oberg a fan favorite.

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Here’s a variety of neon/ day glow sneakers that are sure to lively up your day.

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08/18/2015 Shoes no responses

Who’s Ronnie Fieg?

Who’s Ronnie Fieg?

Ronnie Fieg has become a household name in the sneaker industry from his extensive list of designs (“collaborations”) on brands like Asics, New Balance, Clarks and Sebago. He uses a variety of materials and colors to give his shoes a tone of subtle, street style elegance.
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08/17/2015 Shoes no responses

Stumbling upon New Balance

NewBalanceNathan Duel’s NY Times “Letter of Recommendation” details a history with New Balance. He describes a preconception of the running shoe company before his eventual development of a brand loyalist perspective.  Continue reading

08/11/2015 Culture , Fashion 2 responses #

Action + Fashion

“At a whooping 273 pounds standing at 5’7 3 quarters and a half…out of Flushing, Queens it’s.” Action Bronson is among hip-hop’s most popular acts. Of Albanian descent and slightly unkempt with a red, flowing beard and usually dressed plain-clothed Action appears unlikely as any to be standing in his current position.
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08/10/2015 Culture one response #

I Miss Bill Simmons

I Miss Bill Simmons

Bill Simmons’ popularity has skyrocketed since starting as a columnist on ESPN’s “Page 2”over 15 years ago.  In that time he’s been promoted several different times and has occupied various roles and titles increasing with prestige every step of the way.

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08/10/2015 Shoes one response #

Kyrie Has Arrived – He has a shoe

Kyrie Has Arrived – He has a shoe

At times during the 2013‐2014 NBA season Kyrie Irving was the subject of much criticism and scorn team and league-wide. Despite having earned All-Star Game MVP honors, many judged the extremely talented point guard as a malcontent.

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08/10/2015 Shoes no responses #

Top 3 – My Favorite Shoes

Top 3 – My Favorite Shoes

1.  As a native Clevelander I was ecstatic with LeBron’s “I’m coming home!” decision. I soaked up the incessant coverage of this feel good story from the beginning and was thrilled with the assurance of relevancy his decision bore to the lowly Cavaliers.

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