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Maya - Thai Dancer Interview


Hapsari Listya
February 5, 2023

Maya @mya_np started loving sneakers after she got her first sponsorship pair from Converse with her Instagram name imprinted. She loves to wear a new pair of kicks as it boosts her confidence and mood!

What was the moment you first got drawn to sneakers, and which pair of sneakers triggered your passion?

When I first received my first sponsorship pair from Converse! It was a Black CV Chuck Taylor All-Star with my Instagram name imprinted.

All images via @mya_np

What’s one moment or trend in the history of sneaker culture that resonates with you?

When dancers start to wear Converse to perform.

What are some of the current pairs of sneakers in your rotation?

Nike Air Force 1 and Nike Air Jordan Retro High.

Please describe how it feels when you get and wear a new pair of kicks?

It feels fresh and sleek, and I love wearing a new pair of kicks!

What is one sneaker collaboration that doesn’t exist, but you wish/think should exist?

Nike x Balenciaga.

What are some of your favorite creators/designers or brands and why?

I love Nike, which will always be my favorite because of the taste of 'street wear' they always give. I never get tired of wearing Nike or seeing their new products.

What is your ultimate holy grail sneaker that you have not managed to acquire so far?

Nike x Stussy Air Force.

What are some of your daily essentials or treasured items besides kicks?

Necklace, baggy pants, and crop top!

Where can people find you on social media?

Instagram: @mya_np

An ailurophile who loves bake cookies and listen to indie music!