It would have to be when I switched from Catholic school to public school. I didn't have to wear a uniform anymore, but you couldn't be seen wearing any old pair of shoes. You had to come correct to class or someone was going to make fun of you!
The passion for sneakers started when MJ starred in the iconic concord XI commercial back in 1995, where he took off in the hangar and dunk the ball on a hoop! That was ridiculously high and he stared into the camera like "Man, how do I get down now!?"
Would have to be the Yeezy Red October "shock drop" that happened on Twitter. No one knew when they were going to release, but as fate would have it on one random Sunday afternoon, Nike decided to surprise everyone and drop a link for purchase.
I ran to the bedroom to get my card and luckily copped it. I sold them for a large sum of money back then, but I sort of regret it now!
The thrill of buying a new pair of shoes always gives me the greatest feeling. Wearing them? Man, nothing like it!! I especially love when I've got my camera with me and can find a setting that works to snap a couple of on foot photos.
I'm really feeling Joe Freshgood and Salehe Bembury's work with New Balance lately, haven't been fortunate to snag anything from those two designers but they're definitely putting out some solid work. Frank Cooker who most recently worked for Jordan Brand gave us some really great colors and stories behind a lot of the 1's we saw drop back a while back. Can't wait to see where he lands, I'm all for it.
We speak of the GOAT often. It would be groundbreaking if Nike and Jordan Brand collaborated on something that included - Lebron, Kobe, and Jordan in one shoe.
Concord, Cool Grey and Bred XI's ... A few different color ways of 1's. Air Max 90 Bacon, Kobe's 1 and 5 ' Undefeated ... Can't forget the Grinches! Air Griffey Max and a special PE that I was gifted. Can't show ya'll just yet but it's truly AMAZING!
I'll never be able to own them because of the price tag, but the Jordan/Kobe 3 & 8 pack is the one that would effectively retire me from the game.
Cure Hydration that I add to my water is vital. My most treasured items? They're not items, they're my world. My 3 childrens - my son Jaelin 15 years old, and both of my daughters: Alessya 12 years old and Natalya 8 years old.
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