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Sugi Lie - Indonesian Sneakerhead Interview


Hapsari Listya
January 28, 2023

Sugi @sl_0707 started collecting sneakers four years ago, with Fear of God pairs being his favorite sneakers. He loves to rock his pairs with a tee and sweatpants or shorts!

Could you share a bit about your secret origin story? (Tell us about yourself, how you started loving sneakers, what you do/hobbies, etc.)

Hello, my name is Sugi Lie. I'm from Jakarta, Indonesia. I started loving sneakers in middle school, but  I only started collecting them four years ago. My hobbies are traveling, going to the gym, watching movies, and playing games.

Work and working out at the gym keep me busy these days. I work at a retail company.

All images via @sl_0707

What's your current favorite pair of sneakers?

My favorite sneakers are Fear of God 101, Jordan 1 High, Vans x Fear of God, Nike x Fear of God 1, etc.

What drew you to this particular pair of sneakers?

What drew me to these particular sneakers, of course, for Jordan 1 High is the culture for sneakers, and Michael Jordan is my favorite basketball player.

And for the brand, I love Fear of God which represents the name itself.

Your dream hype sneaker you wish to acquire but don't have so far.

My dream hype sneaker I wish to acquire is Air Jordan 1 High 'Chicago.'

What's your day-to-day style like?

My day-to-day style is simple... I just wear a tee and sweatpants, or sometimes I wear a tee and shorts.

What’s your personal sneaker collecting philosophy?

My sneaker philosophy is to buy sneakers you like, not just follow the hype.

Where can people find you on social media?

People can find me on Instagram @sl_0707.

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