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Pauline Quiazon - Filipina Sneakerhead Interview
Jun 13, 2023
Pauline's @pauline.qzn fashion style has been significantly influenced by her father, who was active in music and skate culture. She loves Stussy and hopes to see collaboration between its brand and New Balance someday!
David Cheah - Malaysian Sneakerhead Interview
Jun 11, 2023
David @dav1d_cheah's interest in sneaker culture began with a pair of New Balance 247s. He idolizes Teddy Santis because Teddy has collaborated with well-known brands and organizations, and his collaborations typically mix his own creative style with an original take on each.
Jordan Thomson - Australian Sneakerhead Interview
Jun 9, 2023
Jordan @jord.thomo has been a sneakerhead since elementary school because his family gives him a pair of sneakers once a year. One of his greatest dreams is to have his own shoe collaboration with Jordan, specifically the Jordan 4 because he loves the design.
Carlo San Pedro - Filipino Sneakerhead Interview
Jun 7, 2023
Carlo @carlo.stpeter is an avid enthusiast of streetwear and especially sneakers, and this all started with the Nike Air Max 90. He admires Virgil Abloh for designing exclusive designs that maintain the original standard for sneakers while also making a statement.
Key Lee - LGBTQIA+ American Sneakerhead Interview
Jun 15, 2023
Growing up with siblings who were always into sneakers inspired Key @key2ursole's passion for sneaker culture at an early age. She's had an urge to DSing some of her sneakers for many years because she doesn't want to ruin them.
Samuel Tay - Singaporean Sneakerhead Interview
Jun 5, 2023
Samuel @sneakerskollecion got his first pair of sneakers in 1989 and he has been interested in sneaker culture because the people's reaction to seeing his sneakers is priceless. He considers himself a 'Jordanhead' as most of his sneakers collection consists of Jordan 1s, and the remastered (retro) versions of the Jordan models.
Lester Nyan - Singaporean Sneakerhead Interview
Jun 3, 2023
Working part-time for Nike in 2019 sparked Lester @nyantheles' interest in sneakers, and he's enjoyed creating sneaker content with his fiancée, @sighpiebutterflyy, ever since. He'd like to have a pair of Nike Sean Wotherspoon x Air Max 1/97 on hand one day.
Sandeep Singh Bhatia - Indian Sneakerhead Interview
Jun 2, 2023
Sandeep @Sandeep_singhbhatia fell in love with sneakers after moving to Singapore in 2018, and the Yeezy 350 'Beluga' was the first pair that caught his interest. He's always loved Kanye West, and he'd want to see a collaboration between him and the Nike X SB Dunk.
Ryan Balmes - Filipino Reebok Enthusiast Interview
May 31, 2023
Ryan @iamryanbalmes first became interested in sneakers in the 1990s, when the Reebok Shaqnosis and Kamikaze II caught his attention. He considers himself to be the biggest Reebok fan in the Philippines because it is the only brand he wears.
Dayang Norhafiza - Malaysian Sneakerhead Interview
May 30, 2023
Dayang @dayang.norhafiza became interested in sneakers after seeing the Air Jordan 4 Retro 'Orange Metallic.' She admires Virgil Abloh's creativity with Off-White and Nike in reviving Jordan's enthusiasm during Kanye West's Yeezy domination.
Chester Chai - Malaysian Sneakerhead Interview
May 28, 2023
Chester @thechester.c remembers the Yeezy 350 'Turtle Dove' hype and was fascinated by the aesthetic, and he loves sneakers since then. One of his favorite brands is Aimé Leon Dore, which he believes reflects present menswear and streetwear.
Jasmine Yen - American-Taiwanese Sneakerhead Interview
May 27, 2023
Jasmine @jjasserz has been a sneakerhead since middle school, but she was having trouble finding women's sizes and had to settle with men's. She was hesitant to wear a new pair of kicks because she didn't want to damage them, but finally getting a pair she'd been wanting gave her satisfaction.
Carlo Lacerona - Filipino Content Creator Interview
May 25, 2023
Carlo @rural.icarus was not a fan of sneakers until one day while hosting a singing competition, he saw a judge wearing the Jordan 1 'Golden Harvest' and was completely blown over by the look. His love for sneakers has grown during the pandemic because he met many fellow sneakerheads through online communities.
Seph Manlapaz - Filipino Sneaker Content Creator Interview
May 24, 2023
Seph @sephmanlapaz is drawn to sneakers because he grew up in the Philippines, where basketball has a large influence on sneaker and streetwear culture. His passion for sneakers inspired him and other sneakerheads to create the @nb_numbawanph sneaker Instagram community where they talk sneaker culture daily!
Jonas Laplana - Filipino Sneakerhead Interview
May 22, 2023
Jonas @jonaslaplana has been a sneakerhead since college, when he purchased his first Air Max 1 pair. He believes that a collaboration between the Jordan 1 and adidas UltraBoost would be phenomenal, with the classic design of the Jordan 1 and the comfortability of UltraBoost.
Abdul Wafi Asyraf - Malaysian Sneakerhead Interview
May 21, 2023
Abdul @wafiasyraf_ fell in love with sneakers 12 years ago, when he bought the Air Max 90 'Valentino Rossi.' He is an avid fan of Hiroshi Fujiwara and considers him the godfather of streetwear culture, as each Fragment product is hype!
Desmond Loh - Singaporean Sneakerhead Interview
May 19, 2023
Desmond @ddclxvi_ has been a sneakerhead since 2002, when he and his classmates wore Air Force 1s. He loves WTAP because of its military-inspired design and high-quality materials.
Zhen Xing - Singaporean Sneakerhead Interview
May 18, 2023
Zhen Xing' @zx_starwalker's first pair of sneakers is the Air Jordan 1 Retro High OG 'Gym Red', and sneaker culture introduces him to folks of different ages and cultures. He loves Travis Scott/Cactus Jack designs and is always looking for hyped sneakers.
Dave Dionisio - Filipino Sneakerhead Interview
May 16, 2023
When a friend gave Dave @denemidavid the Air Jordan 5 'Black/Metallic Gold' in 2013, his love for sneakers began. He was one of the sneakerheads who slept outside the store on camp-out days to get his dream pairs!
Noni Cuyugan - Filipino Sneakerhead Interview
May 14, 2023
Noni @nonicuyugan grew up receiving many Nike Shox packages from his aunt in Australia, which sparked his interest in sneakers. He enjoys buying new sneakers due to the fact they make him feel like a completely different person and ease his stress.
Ron Flips - Filipino Rapper Interview
May 12, 2023
Growing up during the hip-hop era, Ron @ronflips became interested in sneakers at a young age. As an avid fan of Jordan, half of his sneakers collection is Jordan 1 High. One day he wants to get his hands on the OFF-WHITE x Air Jordan 1 Retro High OG 'Chicago', despite its expensive price.
Shawn Ortiz - Filipino Sneakerhead Interview
May 10, 2023
Shawn @shawnortizxx, was drawn into sneakers nineteen years ago when he saw highlights of Michael Jordan at a karaoke party. For him, nothing beats the feeling of getting a fresh pair of kicks, and he dreams of one day owning the Air Jordan 1 OG 1985 ‘Chicago.’
Jovian Pong - Malaysian Sneakerhead Interview
May 7, 2023
Jovian @nb_jjjjovian discovered New Balance after visiting one of its stores and trying on a pair of MADE sneakers. He was impressed with their comfort and has been collecting New Balance sneakers ever since. He likes to style his sneakers with his Madness oversized apparel collection.
Emel - Australian Sneakerhead Interview
May 3, 2023
Emel @laced_life has had a passion for sneakers since she was young. Her first pair of kicks were the red Air Max Thea, and she has since become an enthusiastic fan of timeless designs. She hopes to cop a pair of SB Strange Love Dunks or Jordan 1 'Turbo Green' in the future!
Cherrell - Singaporean Sneakerhead Interview
Apr 14, 2023
Cherrell @squidddooo, bought her first pair of sneakers at the age of 12 - black high-top Converse - and has been an avid fan of the brand ever since. She finds sneakers to be more comfortable than heels and doesn't have to worry about blisters when wearing them.
Asyiha Ams - Singaporean Sneakerhead Interview
Apr 4, 2023
Asyiha @asyihaams has been passionate about sneakers since her trip overseas, with classic Air Force 1 being her all-time favorite pairs. She enjoys expressing herself by pairing her sneakers with her jewelry collection!
Badrun Zulkafri - Singaporean Sneakerhead Interview
Mar 11, 2023
The Nike G-Dragon x Air Force 1 '07 'Para-noise' is the pair that sparked Badrun's @badrunnovachrono love for sneakers. He is a big fan of A Ma Maniére and hopes to see a collaboration between the brand and Nike SB Dunk Low in the near future!
Krisha - Filipina Sneakerhead Interview
Mar 4, 2023
Krisha @kingkrisha has been a sneakerhead for over a decade, drawn to the fashion associated with hip-hop. Getting a new pair of kicks always brings her joy, and she enjoys pairing them with her outfits!
Alvin Tan - N3avigate Co-Founder Interview
Feb 26, 2023
Growing up watching many basketball players rock cool sneakers has inspired Alvin @alvinntxy to collect sneakers, where he started with AJ1s and AJ6s. His passion for street fashion led him and two friends to start a local fashion brand called @n3avigate, with the aim of making Singaporeans proud of their local home brand!
Qis Maraj - Singaporean Artist Interview
Feb 21, 2023
Qis @qismaraj was drawn to sneakers after receiving her first Air Jordan 4s on her birthday. She loves how sneakers have boosted her confidence ever since. She's an avid fan of Air Jordan and hopes to collaborate with the brand someday!
Lingzy - Malaysian Dancer Interview
Feb 15, 2023
Lingzi @lingzyyeeling developed a love for sneakers at a young age, inspired by the cool footwear worn by many '90s and '00s artists. Her preferred brands are Carhartt and Stussy.
Tinesh Brendan - Singaporean Sneakerhead Interview
Feb 10, 2023
Tinesh @tineshbrendan bought his first Air Force 1s in 2018 and has since started his sneaker collection. As a Nike avid fan, he wants to get Nike Air Force 1s x Louis Vuitton in hand soon!
Maya - Thai Dancer Interview
Feb 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!
Beatrice Alvar - Filipina Sneakerhead Interview
Feb 1, 2023
Working part-time at Nike got Beatrice @alvarbeatrice into the sneaker culture, and she has started collecting sneakers ever since. She gets to explore her fashion style more with every new pair of sneakers.
Nate J Rawlings - Australian Sneaker Photographer Interview
Jan 30, 2023
Nate @natejrawlings started collecting sneakers in school because he wanted to become fantastic as his older friends. This hobby has opened many doors to work with famous brands, including Nike, Puma, and Adidas!
Sugi Lie - Indonesian Sneakerhead Interview
Jan 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!
Poko - Thai Sneakerhead Interview
Jan 24, 2023
Poko @katoh_poko7 was drawn into sneakers after watching some of his favorite athletes wear great sneakers in many tournaments. He prefers to wear comfortable sneakers like Saucony Shadow 6000 or Grid Azura 2000 as he needs to walk a lot during working hours!
Alep Vilour - Malaysian Sneakerhead Interview
Jan 22, 2023
Alep @alepvilour has been inspired to collect sneakers since younger age, and now he has a pretty dope collection that mainly includes bright color pairs. Nike Air Jordan 1 Court Purple 2.0 is his favorite sneaker because he has loved purple since he was a kid.
Celia - Singaporean Sneakerhead Interview
Jan 20, 2023
Celia @celia.lxl fell in love with sneakers nine years ago, and it all started with a pair of white Nike Air Force 1 High. She loves to see sneaker collaboration with high fashion; hence she wants to see Nike collab with Balenciaga one day!
Yunsong He - Australian Sneakerhead Interview
Jan 18, 2023
Yunsong He @sinnerlost started collecting sneakers when he was only 15 years old because he wanted more than unique school uniforms. As an avid fan of Off-White, he wants to get Air Jordan 4 x Off-White 'Sail' soon!
JP Briones - Filipino Sneakerhead Interview
Jan 16, 2023
Nike SB Dunks and Janoski are why JP @nohypelah started collecting sneakers in 2011. As he's a huge collector of SB Dunks, he wants to see its collaboration with Takashi Murakami someday!
Ariana Daventi - Australian Artist Interview
Jan 14, 2023
Ariana @arianadaventii is an Australian artist who finds it interesting to mix streetwear with high fashion. As she is always on the hunt for minimalistic sneakers, she wants to get Balenciaga's Triple S in each color someday!
Paul Wong - Malaysian Sneakerhead Interview
Jan 12, 2023
Paul @pwong93 got into sneakers eight years ago with New Balance being one of his favorite brands. Currently, he eyeing New Balance 990v2 because it's comfortable and fits his daily outfits!
Marcelyn Yervant - Indonesian Sneakerhead Interview
Jan 8, 2023
Marcelyn @marcelynyervant_ started loving sneakers because of the Air Forces. She's into sneakers because she prefers to wear tomboy outfits instead of girlish ones, yet it still make her look stylish!
Steven Henderson - Australian Sneakerhead Interview
Jan 6, 2023
Steven @sckicks5 has been loving sneakers since he moved to Australia and started photographing his sneaker collection in 2018. For him, collecting sneakers is about making himself feel the best in a fresh pair instead of getting approval from others!
Paul Villena - Filipino Sneakerhead Interview
Jan 10, 2023
Paul @paulvillena started his sneaker collection with Air Jordan 7 'Bordeaux' back in 2016. He wants to see a collaboration between Kaws and New Balance someday, as he's also a toy collector!
William Ong - Asphalt & Co. Founder Interview
Jan 4, 2023
Basketball is the reason William @william_christopherrr dove into sneaker culture. He's a massive fan of some Japanese designers, such as Hiroki Nakamura, Nigo, and Yohji Yamamoto, as they're able to interpret, then reinterpret their design influences and make it entirely their own.
Iman Elmawey - Australian Painter Interview
Jan 3, 2023
Air Force 1's is the pair that started Iman @imanelmawey's love for sneakers. She's an avid fan of Nike, especially after they recognized her art and worked on a campaign together.
Paolo Quartarone - Australian Sneakerhead
Jan 2, 2023
Paolo @thesolecollector84's sneaker collection grew after he moved to Australia, and now he has around 180 pairs of sneakers. He always buys sneakers that he likes, including the latest hyped sneakers and the weirdest ones!
Nukman Nurhan - Malaysian Sneakerhead Interview
Jan 1, 2023
Air Max 1 is the pair that triggered Nukman @nukmandaboom passion for sneakers. For him, wearing new kicks feels like wearing a crown, and the smell of new shoes is addicting!
Vikkipedia - New Zealand Fashion Youtuber
Dec 31, 2022
Vikki @vikkipedia_org started learning sneaker culture in high school to mingle with cool kids. FILA Disruptors is one of her favorite sneakers because of its comfort and it becomes her daily go-to pair!
Joshua Lopez - Filipino Sneakerhead Interview
Dec 30, 2022
Joshua @joshuaplopez dove into sneaker culture in high school and loves how sneakers become a conversation starter with anyone. He loves seeing people getting creative with sneaker collaborations/customizations, as it also brings everyone together!
Muhammad Firdaus - Malaysian Sneakerhead Interview
Dec 29, 2022
Firdaus @laws.prayboi has been loving sneakers since a younger age, and his favorite sneaker is Eric Koston x Air Jordan 1 Low SB. He's collecting sneakers because he values the history of the shoe, and it also reminds him about the efforts he got them!
Naufal Hadi - Indonesian Freelance Photographer Interview
Dec 28, 2022
Naufal @mr.wisethetic is an Indonesian who started collecting sneakers after he became a fashion content creator. He loves to match his sneaker collection with monochrome or earth-tone fits!
Leah Poulian - Australian Sneakerhead Interview
Dec 27, 2022
Leah @leahpoulian got drawn into sneakers after she saw an outstanding pair of Nike Air Max 90s in all black with croc detail. You will see the New Balance 530s in her current sneaker rotation because she loves the colorway!
Dalong Ye-Lee - New Zealand DJ Interview
Dec 26, 2022
Dalong @itsdeepsleep has been collecting sneakers since ten years ago and is a big fan of Hiroshi Fujiwara. He has made significant shifts over the past decade to live sustainably, and he only supports small/local, or ethical brands nowadays.
Eugene Cheng - Sneaker Laundry Founder Interview
Dec 25, 2022
Eugene @mona_gene has loved sneakers since he was only 16 years old and used them to express himself. Four years ago, he started his own business; The Sneaker Laundry and has collaborated with popular brands like Nike, Puma, and many more!
Fatin Syahirah Roszizi - Malaysian Skateboarder Interview
Dec 24, 2022
Fatin @fatinsyahirahroszizi ignored her fashion until she started skating, and she has always loved Vans. A great pair of sneakers boost her confidence when skating, and she wants to get a Vans model from Japan as it's hard to get ones in Malaysia!
Nathan Tito - Australian Style Influencer Interview
Dec 23, 2022
Nathan @nathantito is an Australian style influencer who loves classic white sneakers because they can go with any outfit. As someone influenced by the UK luxury streetwear style, he wants to get the Prada Cloudburst Thunder someday!
Joms Jimȇnȇz - Filipino Sneakerhead Interview
Dec 22, 2022
Joms @wearyourdamnkickz started collecting sneakers back in 2016 with Kobe 11 'Achilles Heel" being his first sneakers. He's a big fan of Jordan and Kobe, and his all-time favorite sneaker is Kobe 6 Grinch!
Nikita Iyer - Australian Sneaker Customizer Interview
Dec 21, 2022
Growing up in three different countries and the mindset that every sneaker is art makes Nikita, @theofficialkita, always have the idea to customize every sneaker she owns. As she admires Aleli May, she wants to get Aleali May x Women’s Air Jordan 14 Retro Low SP 'Fortune' someday!
Dan Valmocena - Filipino Sneakerhead Interview
Dec 20, 2022
Dan @breakfastboyyy still remembers the excitement he got when he saw Lebron 3s. As he's an avid fan of Nike, he wants to see the collaboration between its brand and Kanye happen again someday!
Andy Pang - Malaysian Sneaker Photographer Interview
Dec 19, 2022
Andy @andypangphotography's sneaker obsession began after he was introduced to the New Balance 990v5. He's an avid fan of New Balance because of its iconic grey color, and his holy grail sneaker is JJJJound x New Balance 992 'Green.'
Elisha Arifin - Australian Sneakerhead Interview
Dec 18, 2022
Jordan 1 Mid Chicagos is the pair that spiked Elisha @elishaarifin's love for sneakers, and she has been expressing her style through them ever since. She's an avid fan of Balenciaga's edgy style and wants to get herself the Balenciaga 'Triple S' soon!
Kobe Dayao - Filipino Basketball Anchor Interview
Dec 17, 2022
Kobe @kobedayao has been collecting sneakers in high school and the excitement of getting a new pair has never changed. Nike is one of his favorite brands because of its nostalgia, innovation, and social responsibility, which is barely seen in other brands!
Shawn Hung - Singaporean DJ Interview
Dec 16, 2022
Shawn @its.me.brizzy was drawn into sneakers after seeing his classmate wear the Nike SB Heineken, yet his first pair is Nike AF1 'Bobbitto.'He would love to see a collaboration between Neighbourhood and New Balance, as they have very similar creative directions.
Mik Tabimina - Filipina Fashion Stylist Interview
Dec 15, 2022
Inspired by K-pop and J-pop cultures, Mik @miktabimina started wearing bright funky printed Converse Chucks and Ecko Reds in high school. As someone who does a lot of outdoor activities, she's always on the hunt for comfortable sneakers!
Keat - Keataway Founder Interview
Dec 14, 2022
Keat @zhengkeat_ho still remembers the moment he discovered the Yeezy Pirate Black and has become interested in sneaker culture ever since. As the Keataway founder, he wants to introduce inspirational and innovative apparel that makes people feel empowered and confident!
Franchesca Isabela - Filipina Basketball Athlete Interview
Dec 13, 2022
Being a basketball athlete makes Franchesca @frnkieee always on the hunt for comfortable sneakers. She loves Nike, Jordan, and Titan, as those brands produce quality merch backed up by science and history!
Elaine - Singaporean Digital Creator Interview
Dec 12, 2022
Started collecting sneakers in 2014; Elaine @yeelaine_ obsessed more with sneakers after Y-3 came up with Qasa. Wearing new kicks always makes her feel like the most incredible person in the room, and she wants to collab with sneaker brands someday!
Nica Reyes - Filipina Sneakerhead Interview
Dec 11, 2022
Nica @ninafromanila has been into sneakers since high school, and she always saves up her daily allowance to get her dream sneakers. She's a big fan of Kanye because of his minimalistic design and comfort on Yeezy Slides and Foam Runners!
Hans Awalluddin - Malaysian Sneakerhead Interview
Dec 10, 2022
Hans @hansawalluddin is one of the Malaysians who fell in love with Puma x Ader Error RS 100 and has started collecting sneakers ever since. As a sneaker lover, he never stops hunting for comfortable pairs such as Yeezy 350 and Balenciaga 'Speed Trainers!'
Jethro Ferrer - Filipino Photographer Interview
Dec 9, 2022
Jethro @saint.emilio_ was one of the kids who was heavily influenced by the Janoski's, Roshe Runs, and Supra's era but he couldn't cop a pair during that time. Fortunately, it didn't stop his love for sneakers and clothes!
Edsell Losloso - Filipino Freelance Photographer Interview
Dec 7, 2022
Edsell @sellepogs has loved sneakers since he was a kid and has admired skateboarders. He loves Nike Dunks because of its colorways, and it also portrays people's personalities uniquely!
Khalisha-Armani Ashik - Australian Sneakerhead Interview
Dec 8, 2022
Having a dad as a Michael Jordan fan influenced Khalisha @miss.helllcat wore Jordans during her basketball career. She's a big fan of Virgil Abloh as his mindset was so futuristic, and he will always be a trendsetter for fashion culture, past, and present!
Raihanah - Singaporean Sneakerhead Interview
Dec 6, 2022
Raihanah @raihanahmzln didn't collect sneakers until she started dating her fiance, who's a sneakerhead and they love to match outfits and shoes since then. She loves to see any sneaker customizations where people get creative with their sneakers and make them even more unique!
Nikki Puzon: Filipino-American Digital Creator Interview
Nov 11, 2022
Fashion and design history plays a big role in Nikki @nikkimania's sneaker-collecting journey. She loves matches her sneakers with Chanel or Hermes accessories - her favourites brands!
Raziq Haikal - Malaysian Sneaker Photographer Interview
Nov 6, 2022
Raziq @raziq.95 has been photographing his sneaker collection since Covid-19 hit the world. He loves to show his Nike and Jordan collections on social media because those brands have aesthetic and classic vibes!
Favrizal - Indonesian Sneakerhead Interview
Nov 4, 2022
Started his sneaker collection in high school, Favrizal @fvrzl, never stops obsessed with bulky shoes like Yeezy 700 or Balenciaga. Besides bulky shoes, he loves to collect sneakers that collaborated with many well-known brands or public figures.
Iqra - British Digital Creator Interview
Nov 2, 2022
Married to sneakerhead makes Iqra @styledinsepia, fall in love more with sneakers. Besides she loves Air Jordan 1 because of the beautiful silhouettes, she also loves Yeeyzs because of its comfort!
Deanna Chao - American Chinese Digital Creator Interview
Oct 30, 2022
Having many close friends who are into sneakers made Deanna @dlooww, realized she's also obsessed with sneakers and start collecting many pairs after getting her first payment. Besides sneakers completing her outfit, everyone around her also compliments her looks which boosts her confidence!
Roi Leo Arevalo: Filipino Sneakerhead Interview
Nov 13, 2022
Couldn't afford Jordan 1s during college, doesn't stop Roi @roileyooow, obsessed with sneakers - especially after his sister gave him the Jordan 1 Mid Triple White. He was skeptical about Yeeyzs because of its design, but everything changed after he got his Foam Runner and realise its super comfortable shoes!
Julian Ieyva - Filipino Sneaker Photographer Interview
Oct 28, 2022
Jordan 1 Strap Grand Purple is the reason Julian @thepukuyscoolpix, obsession with Air Jordan 1 begins. He challenges himself to stick with Air Jordan 1s to create his signature look, thus you will see Jordan 1 Prototype, Brotherhood, Bio Hack, and Wings in his current sneaker rotation.
Julie Ilagan - New Zealand Sneaker Customizer Interview
Oct 27, 2022
After her dad asked Julie @julie.ilagan, to customised his sneakers, she's been addicted to custom her own pairs and even getting some customers worldwide. She loves custom sneakers because it gives new "life" to aged pairs and everyone can value their pairs even more!
Italian Sneaker Photographer: Riccardo Massut
Oct 26, 2022
Nike Presto Off-White is the reason Riccardo @rikymst, obsessed with sneakers since 2017. As a sneaker photographer, taking pictures of his new pairs is part of the unboxing ritual that makes him excited!
Filipino Sneaker Customizer: Paul Tan
Oct 25, 2022
Obsessed with custom every pair, Paul @1985xmnl's passion for sneakers has been growing since he got his first basketball shoe at a young age. His childhood is what inspires him behind every customed sneaker and others find it truly sentimental!
Psalm Alfafara: SNK ATK Co-Founder
Oct 19, 2022
Psalm @drift.r, is the co-owner of SNK ATK, a Philippines clothing brand which focuses on technical fabrics and futuristic design. His love for sneakers has been growing since he got first Jordan, the OG Air Jordan 6 Maroon when he was only in 5th grade!
Filipino Sneakerhead and Lawyer: Jech Tiu
Oct 14, 2022
The hiphop and MTV's era inspired Jech, @jechtiu started his sneaker collecting journey ever since. He loves what Joe Freshgoods, Salehe Bemburry, and Bape do and always finds their designs polarizing!
Filipino Sneakerhead and Film Director: Ivan Pasia
Oct 13, 2022
Ivan @_ivanpasia, is a Filipino film director who always likes monochromatic colours and he started his sneaker collection with Jordan 1 Retro High Twist. As a Michael Jordan big fan, he wants to get Jordan 1 Chicago's 1994 someday because of the history behind the pair!
Singaporean Sneaker Photographer: Yap Sheng Yi Darrell
Sep 29, 2022
Darrell @darrell.yy loves to photograph his sneakers as his coping stress, yet it leads him to sneaker culture and works with an international premium lace company. He loves Sacai Vaporwaffle because of its comfort and outstanding design!
Filipino Sneakerhead and Baller: Jarvis Santos
Oct 8, 2022
Growing up seeing his uncle and friends play basketball, Jarvis Santos @jah.bong was inspired to become the best basketball player in his team ever since. He always feels like a kid opening a Christmas present whenever get a new kicks even after he collecting sneakers for years!
Australian Sneakerhead and Content Creator: Jeremiah Espiritu
Oct 2, 2022
Started collecting sneakers since 2017, Jeremiah @jespiritu_ following sneaker game as not for the hype, but because he loves to make new friends along the way. As he loves neutral tones, he also loves to match his sneakers with loose fitting cargos or jeans with an oversized tee!
Derrick Narciso - Filipino-Australian Sneaker Photographer Interview
Nov 1, 2022
Derrick @shoezen.one sneaker obsession started a while back in 1987, where he fell in love with the OG Air Max 1 in University Red. One day he wants to get Air Jordan 1 Chicagos with Michael Jordan's signature!
Filipino Sneakerhead and Dancer: Dunhill Mark Cantos
Sep 27, 2022
After his mom bought him the Air Jordan 1 High, DM @dunhillmcantos couldn't stop collecting sneakers ever since. As a dancer, he always prioritizes comfort when choosing a pair as you can see Air Jordan 1 Gore-Tex and Nike Dunk Low Retro White Black Panda in his current rotation.
American Sneakerhead and Bruce Lee Fan: @swagoforegon
Sep 14, 2022
@swagoforegon started obsessed with sneakers after he talked about sneaker culture with his friends back in 2010/2011. He loves everything about Bruce Lee, thus he always matches his sneaker collection with its apparel!
Australian Sneaker Photographer: Chris Caporaso
Sep 15, 2022
Chris Caporaso @chrisc.jpg is an Australian sneaker photographer who got his fair pair from his grandparents. He loves to shoot any sneakers with nice details, and Air Max 1 Atmos Elephants is one of them.
New Zealand Sneakerhead and Digital Creator: @jazzygxrl
Aug 25, 2022
@jazzgxrl is a New Zealand sneakerhead who has been loving sneakers since her grandpa took her to Footlocker. Aleali May is her big inspiration and someday she wants to have her own collaboration with Nike!
Austrian Sneaker Photographer: Michael Kreyer
Aug 24, 2022
Michael Kreyer @michaelkreyer is an Austrian photographer with a deep passion for sneakers. If he could wear one pair regularly in his entire collection, it would be the Vans Old Skool Black pair.
Indonesian Sneakerhead and Content Creator: Winny Gunawan
Aug 23, 2022
Winny Gunawan @winnygunawan started loving sneakers in high school because they suit her style and are easy to travel in. She is currently working on a family business with her cousins and focusing on collecting Air Jordans.
New Zealand Sneakerhead and Photographer: Marco Stander
Aug 22, 2022
The Jeremy Scott Adidas sneakers really got Marco Stander @marco.stander interested in sneakers and fashion as a whole growing up. From New Zealand, he loves photography and styling items or clothing to express his style and personality. His favorite sneakers are the Prada Cloudbust and his dream sneakers are the Air Jordan 4 Retro "Black Cats".