VANS MTE COLLECTION

When I think of Van’s I can’t help but think of how I love the bare foot feeling I get on my trips to the Cottage, California or Jamaica in the winter. As my go to sneaker in warm weather situations it’s inevitable that I experience some heartbreak as the seasons change knowing that it … Continue Reading

Live From Paris

With each new season, brands find innovative tricks to create excitement around the launch of a new brand or collaboration to get consumers interested in their upcoming collections. In the past, it would take months from when an outfit graced the runway from a French designer until  the public had a chance to embrace it.But … Continue Reading

WALT FRAZIER AND THE PUMA “CLYDE”

When I was growing up,my family took many trips to NYC in the summer to visit relatives. From Brooklyn to Long Island, Flatbush to Nostrand the influence of New York City and sneaker culture was engrained in me from a young age. At the time, I couldn’t and didn’t understand the value of hip hop culture and … Continue Reading

Air Max Day Articulated

In celebration of this year’s Air Max Day, Nike is set to release a short film celebrating nine of the world’s top Air Max collectors. Entitled Masters of Air Volume 1, the film will explore the passionate stories of these sneaker ambassadors from around the globe, while highlighting their collections and contributions to Air Max … Continue Reading

Chuck Taylor II Comes Ashore

Some brands are built on exclusivity and some brand aren’t. At $80 a pair, you can’t expect that a pair of Converse or even the new Converse Chuck II will be the sneaker that will help you make a name for yourself on the block for it’s exclusivity. What you can expect, is a fun, … Continue Reading

Rihanna Puts In Work With Fenty And Puma

With the NBA All Star game occurring in February each year, it should come as no surprise that February is also the largest month for sneaker launches by the biggest names in sneakers whether on court or off court. But when your brand hasn’t sold an on court basketball shoes since Clyde Drexler, is it … Continue Reading

Jordan Brand Opens At XXX6 Yonge St

With hometown rapper Drake, the first official international ambassador of Air Jordan, it makes sense that Toronto is the first international location to a Jumpman Retail shop. With a new frontier of flight now in the making, the brands retail experience is a far cry from the DzIs It The Shoes Campaignsdz of yesteryear. Underground … Continue Reading

Take It Yeezy

I had my huge fan moment a few months ago when Kanye West, and one of my favorite and best sneaker brands Adidas, trusted me with the amazing YEEZYBOOST 350. I was gifted a brand new pair of these stunning sneakers. So what did I do next? Did I rip open the cover hastily and … Continue Reading

What It’s Like To Be A New Designer

I love mixing and matching various outfits and pairing them with dope sneakers to achieve a cool, street-style look. Sneakers are an essential part of my wardrobe, in fact they are more like an indispensable part of it. I believe anyone who loves running, walking or hanging around in multicolored, athletic sneakers will say the … Continue Reading