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Ox Street delves into the hearts and minds of the modern sneaker collector, we spotlight everyday people – each with their own unique stories and motivations that drive their passion for the game.

Jethro Ferrer - Filipino Photographer Interview
Interviews
Dec 9, 2022
Jethro @saint.emilio_ was one of the kids who was heavily influenced by Janoski's, Roshe Runs, and Supra's era but he couldn't cop any pair at that time. Fortunately, it doesn't stop him to love sneakers and he started copping some sneakers after he earn his own money. He loves to rock his comfortable sneakers with his vintage apparel collections!
Khalisha-Armani Ashik - Australian Sneakerhead Interview
Interviews
Dec 8, 2022
Having a dad as a Michael Jordan fan influenced Khalisha @khalisha.a also 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!
Edsell Losloso - Filipino Freelance Photographer Interview
Interviews
Dec 7, 2022
Edsell @sellepogs has loved sneakers since he was a kid and admires skateboarders, hence Chuck Taylor and Vans are sneakers that triggered his sneaker possession. He loves Nike Dunks because of its colorways and portrays people's personalities uniquely!
Raihanah - Singaporean Sneakerhead Interview
Interviews
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!
Michael Juaneza - Ashen Oak Co-Founder Interview
Interviews
Dec 5, 2022
Growing up during the second Chicago Bulls three-peat era makes Michael @mrashenoak fascinated with Michael Jordan's sneakers. Seeing a lot of sneaker collaborations with streetwear brands inspired him to create his own brand - Ashen Oak. His mission is to make Ashen Oak can be worn by any person!
Jason Matthew Lim - Filipino Hobbyist Photographer Interview
Interviews
Dec 4, 2022
Jason @macheyolim, wasn't interested in sneakers until he joined a Facebook sneaker group which eventually makes him addicted to sneakers, as he also hunted comfort basketball pairs. He prefers to collect sneakers that he would wear on daily basis instead of buying hyped sneakers that everyone wanted.
Britt JG - Australian Digital Creator Interview
Interviews
Dec 3, 2022
Obsessed with the Step-Up franchise makes Britt @brittanyjacintogarcia fall in love with sneakers, especially after she saw a pair of Nike Dunk Gunmetal. Yoon Anh is one of her big inspirations to make an impact in the fashion world!
Josarie De Leon Gamit - Filipina Sneakerhead Interview
Interviews
Dec 2, 2022
Dating a sneakerhead makes Josarie @josarieg drawn into sneakers with Nike Wmns Dunk Low 'Vintage Green' as her first sneaker. Like other sneakerheads, she admires Virgil Abloh for the way he changed the fashion industry and created a unique brand!
YP Wan - Malaysian Sneakerhead Interview
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Dec 1, 2022
Growing up during the basketball era makes YP @ypwan82 obsessed with sneakers from a younger age, especially after he spotted Sakunaragi Hamanichi; the main character in Slam Dunk wears AJ1 Bred. As Air Jordan Guy, he wants to see its brand collaborate with Converse someday!
Joel Kiam - Singaporean Sneakerhead Interview
Interviews
Nov 30, 2022
As someone who just hooked on sneaker culture, Joel @joelkiam always believes sneakers play an important role to complete overall outfits. Besides comfort, he tends to choose a pair with a classic silhouette because it's easy to match with any outfit!
Jasmine Ambarwati - Australian Based Fashion Model Interview
Interviews
Nov 29, 2022
Growing up during the 1990s made Jasmine passionate about fashion from a younger age because it allowed her to express herself. She wants to see a collaboration between Aaliyah and Nike Air Jordan someday, as she was a big inspiration in her life!
Mickey Javier - American Sneakerhead Interview
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Nov 28, 2022
Mickey @mikimotomami used to watch the NBA during high school, and it has made him started collecting Air Jordan ever since. As a motorcycle enthusiast, he hopes to see any collaboration between motorbike and sneaker brands someday!
Singaporean Sneakerhead and FOG Fan: Jimin Toh
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Nov 27, 2022
Jimin @jmntoh was one of the Singaporeans who used to wear flip-flops anywhere until he was hooked on Adidas Yeezys in 2016. Besides Kanye, he is a big fan of Fear of God, and his collection is more than half his wardrobe!
Kayla Robert - Canadian Sneakerhead Interview
Interviews
Nov 26, 2022
Converse x Ambush is the reason why Kayla @kaylarobert_ is obsessed with military-inspired clothing and sneakers today. Getting a new pair always boosts her confidence; hence she loves to show them on social media because she thinks that shoe is art!
Rifdi Haziq - Singaporean Interior Designer Interview
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Nov 25, 2022
Rifdih @rifdih is one of the Singaporeans who obsessed with sneakers because of Nike Dunks. He also admires Aimé Leon Dore because of its up-to-date design, yet still gives a vintage vibe!
Restie Caligagan - Filipino Sneakerhead Interview
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Nov 24, 2022
Vans is one of the reasons Restie @tieclggn fell in love with sneaker culture and his sneaker obsession has been growing ever since. You will see many classic pairs in his current rotation as he loves to match them with his vintage hoodies and mini bags.
Alicia Wee - Singaporean Designer Interview
Interviews
Nov 23, 2022
Alicia @alee_lee has been passionate about sneakers since she was young, and marrying a fellow sneakerhead keeps the enthusiasm going. She loves to style her minimalist sneakers with tote bags and rings collection!
Zion Wuxinyi: Filipino Creative Director Interview
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Nov 22, 2022
Zion @zionwuxinyi hooked into sneaker culture in 2010, and he will always remember the moment when he lined up with some friends to get a new release pair. Stussy is one of his favorite brands because of its impact on streetwear and hip-hop culture!
Daniel Woon - Malaysian Sneakerhead Interview
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Nov 21, 2022
Daniel @danielwoon__ is one of the Millenials who got hooked on sneaker culture after getting his first Converse. He loves to style his sneakers with a Comme des Garcons tote bag because its minimalist design goes well with everything!
Rica Jacobe - Filipina Dancer Interview
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Nov 20, 2022
Rica @ricajacobe will always remember the hip-hop and dance era in Manila, which eventually made her fall in love with sneakers. You will see Nike Sacai Vaporwaffle B/W and Dunk B/W in her weekly rotation because she loves classic silhouettes sneakers!
Collin Goh - Aforarcade Co-Founder Interview
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Nov 19, 2022
Collin @collingoh has been obsessed with sneakers at a very young age as he was a former basketball player. A new pair of sneakers always makes him feel fresh and he loves to match it with his cap collection!
Dominique Canlas - Filipino Sneakerhead Interview
Interviews
Nov 18, 2022
Dominique @domcanlas has been loving sneakers since his grade school years and his sneaker collection is still growing today. Besides prioritizing comfort, he tends to choose sneakers with simple colourway like Adidas Wales Bonner runners.
Rhianna Mae Cruz: Filipina-Australian Creative Director Interview
Interviews
Nov 17, 2022
Having a sneakerhead dad inspired Rhianna @rhiannacruzz to start collecting sneakers at a young age, especially after she got her own OG Adidas Superstars. She loves to match her simple colourways sneakers with some wardrobes from FOG, Coperni, Peche, or Diesel!
Nate Felipe: Filipino-Canadian Sneaker Illustrator/Photographer Interview
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Nov 16, 2022
2008 Nike Hyperdunks is the pair that triggered Nate @nateflip sneaker obsession ever since. Bryan Espiritu, Cran, Reina Koyano, and Ralph Romeo are a few big names who inspired him as a sneaker photographer and kept him creative all day!
Kendrick Diaz: VAULV Co-Founder Interview
Interviews
Nov 15, 2022
Growing up during the skateboarding era made Kendrick @kendrickdiaz get drawn into sneakers at a younger age, especially after his dad gave him the Zoo York skate shoe. You would see many Air Jordan 1 High in his sneaker collection as he loves the design and history behind them!
Mara Reijnen: Dutch Female Sneakerhead Interview
Interviews
Nov 14, 2022
Mara @marareijnenn is one of the Dutch female sneakerheads who has been obsessed with sneakers since her high school days, and it was because of the Converse All Stars. She's a big fan of Air Jordan and after three years of collecting sneakers, she has around 40 pairs today!
Roi Leo Arevalo: Filipino Sneakerhead Interview
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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!
Muhamed Sabbah - Egyptian-American Fashion Stylist Interview
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Nov 12, 2022
Hollywood actors inspire Sabbah @moe_f_stylist to start collecting sneakers and blogging about his style. You would see many Air Jordan 1 in his sneaker collection as new sneakers always make him feel fresh and happy!
Nikki Puzon: Filipino-American Digital Creator Interview
Interviews
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!
Michael Patrick Raymaro Fritsche - Austrian Digital Creator Interview
Interviews
Nov 10, 2022
Growing up with many friends who play basketball made Michael @_nikemike, love rocking his Jordans. Virgil was one of his favourite designers because all of his designs are gold and gave Jordans a new fresh look!
Wilson Wong - Singaporean Musician Interview
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Nov 9, 2022
Wilson @iamwil.w is one of the Singaporean musicians who got hooked on sneakers because of the hip-hop culture. Comfortable shoes for a musician are essentials, and you won't miss Adidas pairs from his daily sneaker rotation!
Celise Bakker - Dutch Street Style Photographer Interview
Interviews
Nov 8, 2022
Started collecting Converse Chucks in her twenties, Celise @celisze_photography realized that sneaker culture is bigger than she ever imagined. As a street-style photographer, she's always interested in photographing people styling their sneakers in their own way to express their emotions and the story behind them.
Kazeyuki Fujiwara - Filipino Sneakerhead Interview
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Nov 7, 2022
It wasn't easy for Kazeyuki @fujiwarakazeyuki to get Kanye's sneakers in the early 2000s, yet it hooked him into sneaker culture ever since. As an OG sneakerhead, he always prioritizes comfort when choosing sneakers; hence you would see many Nike Off-White sneakers on his rotation!
Raziq Haikal - Malaysian Sneaker Photographer Interview
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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!
Jess Wharehinga - Australian Creative Director Interview
Interviews
Nov 5, 2022
Jess @jesswharehinga, always remembers the moment when she saw the Adidas Superstars replica that her mom refused to buy her; yet it sparked her sneaker obsession ever since. You will see Syracuse Dunks and white AF1s in her current sneaker rotation because she loves to match them with her red-orange hair!
Favrizal - Indonesian Sneakerhead Interview
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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.
Kayne Gangano - Filipino Sneakerhead Interview
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Nov 3, 2022
Kayne @keinkoy_, started his sneaker collection with Air Jordan 1 because it reminds him of his childhood when he admires Mike Jordan a lot. As he currently lives in the UK, he loves to style his sneakers with the hoodie collection to keep him warm!
Iqra - British Digital Creator Interview
Interviews
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!
Derrick Narciso - Filipino-Australian Sneaker Photographer Interview
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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!
Charlonne - Filipino Sneakerhead Interview
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Oct 31, 2022
Charlonne @chapatos_, still remembers the 90s era when sneakers became lifestyle shoes, and everyone hunting hype sneakers ever since. He tends to support independent retail store collabs than a few well-known designers/brands because its design is outstanding!
Deanna Chao - American Chinese Digital Creator Interview
Interviews
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!
Irfan Nurrahman - Indonesian Digital Creator Interview
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Oct 29, 2022
Irfan @irfannurrahman_ get his first sneakers, Nike Air Jordan 4 in 2013, and his love for sneakers has been growing ever since. Similar to other sneakerheads, he loves to match his sneakers with hoodies or crewnecks!
Julian Ieyva - Filipino Sneaker Photographer Interview
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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
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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
Interviews
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
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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!
Australian Musician and Brand Ambassador: Jazmine Luders
Interviews
Oct 24, 2022
Starting her sneaker collection with Air Forces 1s, Jazmine @theendofday is always excited to wear her new pairs and people see how she styles it. Being a lead vocalist and musician, she likes to buy shoes worldwide while touring in a hardcore heavy metal band!
Indonesian Video Creator: Muhammad Haikal
Interviews
Oct 23, 2022
Joining a Converse local sneaker community triggered Haikal @sj_haikal sneaker's obsession, especially after he got his first pairs: Converse Chuck 70s Vintage Khaki. He loves Nike not only because of its outstanding design, but also its storytelling provokes emotions!
Filipino-Australian Teacher: Emmanuel
Interviews
Oct 22, 2022
Basketball obviously is the reason Emmanuel's @kickinitwithgee sneaker's obsession has been growing ever since. As a proud Filipino-Australian, he wants to see a collaboration between Nike/Jordan with an Aussie sneaker brand; like SneakerFreaker Air Max or AJ3 which he believes would be hype!
Filipina Fashion Stylist: Flo Trinidad
Interviews
Oct 21, 2022
Flo's @floriantrinidad has been loving sneakers since a young age because her sneakerhead dad. Martine Ali, Yoon Ambush, and Miyako Bellizzi have inspired her to always give her best in everything!
Singaporean Sneakerhead: Daniel
Interviews
Oct 20, 2022
Daniel, @xiaowongsta, is one of the lucky few who had access to sneakers from a young age, at 14 he got hooked onto sneakers and never looked back. He admires the works of the late Virgil Abloh and Jerry Lorenzo for their narratives and design language used in their creations.
Psalm Alfafara: SNK ATK Co-Founder
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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!
New Zealand Digital Creator: Jessy Hemara
Interviews
Oct 18, 2022
Growing up during hip hop culture, Jessy @jessyhemara has been growing ever since with G-Unit x Reebok G6 being her favourite sneaker of all time. She's a big fan of Tyler The Creator as she feels he inspired others to chase their dreams.
Filipino ER Nurse: Joe Anthony Bersabal
Interviews
Oct 17, 2022
Got first Yeezy in 2018, Joe's @ako_si_j0e sneaker collection has grown ever since with him being a big fan of Ye. Like other sneakerheads, he is always excited once a collaboration sneaker is released - especially when he gets the shoe at retail price!
Filipino Sneakerhead and Dior Fan: Ranny Bautista
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Oct 16, 2022
As a sneakerhead, Ranny @theranzbanana aware if choose sneakers is not only about style, but it's also about the comfort and versatility. He loves Dior because its classic design and how it even goes well with cut-off denim and shirt!
Malaysian DJ: Alicia FireHeart
Interviews
Oct 15, 2022
Start collecting sneakers since her college days, Alicia @aliciafireheart always been love classic and colourful silhouette. As a DJ, wear a stylish pair is a must and she wants to get Dior x Air Jordan 1 High soon!
Filipino Sneakerhead and Lawyer: Jech Tiu
Interviews
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
Interviews
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!
Australian Sneakerhead and Digital Creator: Tyra Ryan
Interviews
Oct 12, 2022
Being a digital creator makes Tyra, @tyraryann started collecting sneakers because she feels it completes her whole look. Besides Jordan, she also loves Naked Wolfe, Bape - and any sneakers which come from the NBA collaboration!
Filipino Sneakerhead and Interior Designer: Dos Quidangen
Interviews
Oct 11, 2022
Dos @dquidangen has always been into sneakers since grade school and his collection is mainly around Jordan 1s. As an interior designer, he resonates a lot with the collab culture because many brands create something together is truly innovative!
Australian Sneaker Photographer: Kaiyan Narciso
Interviews
Oct 10, 2022
Kaiyan @kickzfigz, is an Australian sneaker photographer who has been surrounded by sneakers his whole life as his father is a huge sneakerhead. He always feels creative every time he gets new pairs as he loves to photograph and match them with the best outfits!
Filipina Sneakerhead and Photographer: Alyssa Ishihara
Interviews
Oct 9, 2022
Being a female sneakerhead, Alyssa @yssaluna has been obsessed with getting a pair of sneakers in different colorways to match her OOTDs. Nike Dunk Low 'Panda' is one of her favourite sneakers because of the neutral colorway and its comfort.
Filipino Sneakerhead and Baller: Jarvis Santos
Interviews
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!
Filipino Retro Roots: Earl Cedrick Fruelda
Interviews
Oct 7, 2022
Getting new pairs always makes Cedrick @CDRKFruelda excited, take the photo, then upload it to social media because he works hard to get them. Sean Wotherspoon is his favourite designer since both of them are into thrifting and Wotherspoon's designs are always lit!
Malaysian Sneakerhead Couple: Cola Yee & Sam Shaggy
Interviews
Oct 6, 2022
Cola @cola_yee and Sam @sam_shaggy3 is a Malaysian sneakerhead couple who show their sneakers obsession over social media. Both of them agreed Tinker Hatfield is a genius and his designs always astonished them!
Filipino Sneakerhead and Hoop Junkie: Ken Edward
Interviews
Oct 5, 2022
Being a Dwyane Wade fan, Ken @edwardken23 never forgot the moment when Wade had his first signature shoe with Converse in the 2000’s era. He sees sneakers as the way of expressing himself and new pairs always get him excited and giddy!
Filipino Sneakerhead and Digital Marketer: Garett Flores
Interviews
Oct 4, 2022
Garett @garettflores, started his sneaker journey by rocking a couple of New Balance pairs during grade school as it's the same years when he was fascinated by his dad's chunky rubber shoes. He's a big fan of Balenciaga and someday he wants to cop the Balenciaga X-Pander Silver!
Filipino Sneakerhead and Youtuber: Gelo Pineda
Interviews
Oct 3, 2022
Jordan 11 Concord and Jordan 12 Taxi were the reason Gelo @gelopineda_03 loved sneakers, yet he actually started collecting back in 2016. As '90s kids, the vintage wave resonates a lot with him - thus he wants to see a collaboration between Off White and Teddy Santis some day!
Australian Sneakerhead and Content Creator: Jeremiah Espiritu
Interviews
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!
Filipina Sneakerhead and Respiratory Therapist: Amabella Lerog
Interviews
Oct 1, 2022
Bella @britmoy's has been collecting sneakers since in high school, yet a pair which triggered her sneaker obsession is the Air Jordan 4 Retro Shimmer. As a respiratory therapist, she is always in need of comfortable shoes; thus you would see J1 CMFT Patent Chicago in her current rotation!
Filipino Sneakerhead and Vintage Lover: Johnuel Juntayas
Interviews
Sep 30, 2022
Air Jordan 1 Low Black Toe is the sneaker which triggered Johnuel's @johnuelcj sneaker obsession in 2020. As a vintage lover, he loves what Jerry Lorenzo does as Essential sub-lines designs are always outstanding!
Singaporean Sneaker Photographer: Yap Sheng Yi Darrell
Interviews
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!
American Sneakerhead Mom and Shoe Costumizer: Noe Brewster
Interviews
Sep 28, 2022
Noe @noebrewster is a sneakerhead mom of four who loves to customize her sneakers since her younger age. She's a big fan of Nike because its designs are so stylish and the collaboration is always outstanding, hence she wants to have her own collaboration with Nike someday!
Filipino Sneakerhead and Dancer: Dunhill Mark Cantos
Interviews
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.
British-Chinese Sneaker & Streetwear Writer: Adam Cheung
Interviews
Sep 26, 2022
The Air Jordan 4 "Military Blue" was the pair that made Adam @adamhycheung fall in love with sneakers. Issey Miyake, Rei Kawakubo, and Yohji Yamamoto are some of his biggest inspirations as they put Asia on the fashion map during the '70s and '80s era.
Indonesian Sneakerhead and Fashion Enthusiast: Dion Mansion
Interviews
Sep 25, 2022
Starting his sneaker collecting journey with Vans, Dion @dionmansion fell in love with Nike after seeing some of the collaboration with Travis Scott. Being an Indonesian, he wants to see Nike do a collaboration with local brands that include batik!
American Visual Artist and Sneakerhead: Tiffany Nicole
Interviews
Sep 24, 2022
Growing up in the basketball community, Tiffany @tiffycrazycool always obsessed to get the most comfortable pair with her first sneakers are Retro White and Violet 10s. She likes to match her sneakers with dope nail designs!
South African Shoes Customizer and Sneakerhead: Whitney House
Interviews
Sep 23, 2022
Air Force Ones are the sneakers which triggered Whitney @thecreativeera to start customizing all the pairs around her. Quotino and Jae Tips are her big inspiration, hence you would see many colours on her customized sneakers!
Filipino Sneakerhead and Blogger: Yael Arevalo
Interviews
Sep 22, 2022
Growing up playing basketball, Yael @danyaelll has been loving sneakers after he got his first pair, Air Jordan 1 Mid Red Toe. Getting a new pair always motivates him to be creative to create new styles, especially if it's his dream sneakers!
British Sneakerhead and Fashion Brand Ambassador: Torbian Dennis
Interviews
Sep 21, 2022
Dennis @torbian.dns has known sneakers since he started skateboarding, yet he just started collecting sneakers when he was 18 years old. Besides Virgil Abloh, Bad Bunny is one of his big inspirations; where he loves his music and collaboration with Adidas!
Australian Sneakerhead and Air Jordan Fan: Venice Lacerna
Interviews
Sep 20, 2022
Vinnie @venice_lacerna still remembers vividly how she walked into Footlocker in Melbourne and fell in love with Air Jordan 4's then started learning about sneaker culture ever since. She also loves Essentials as she likes to dress minimally.
South African Sneakerhead and Air Jordan 1 Girl: Thumeka Moletsane Henkeman
Interviews
Sep 19, 2022
White Converse Jack Purcell 3 Strap Velco Leather Low Top is the first sneaker that make Tumeka @zelae_summer knew she would have a big sneaker collection one day. As an Air Jordan 1 girl, you would see Air Jordan 1 Lucky Green and Air Jordan 1 Court Purple in her daily sneaker rotation!
Filipino Sneakerhead and WTAPS Fans: Andrew Baler
Interviews
Sep 18, 2022
Andrew @werdstyle sneaker obsession started when he was in high school after he got his first Adidas Superstar. He loves every Japanese brand, especially WTAPS! He would love to see collaboration between any global sneaker brands with local brands in the future.
Taiwanese Sneakerhead and Stussy Fan: Chuck from SlamChucky
Interviews
Sep 17, 2022
Chuck @slamchucky fell in love with sneakers since he was in middle school, when he was a basketball player. He's a big fan of Stussy because it's affordable and widely available - more importantly it allowed young generations to learn about sneaker culture!
American Sneakerhead and Podcaster: Tee Leeper
Interviews
Sep 16, 2022
Tee @teeleeper is an American sneakerhead and podcaster who started loving sneakers because her parents always give her sneakers. One of her biggest memories is when she wore a dress and sneakers for her senior pictures and no one else did that!
Australian Sneaker Photographer: Chris Caporaso
Interviews
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.
American Sneakerhead and Bruce Lee Fan: @swagoforegon
Interviews
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!
Filipino Sneakerhead and Air Jordan Guy: Ico Lagaya
Interviews
Sep 13, 2022
Ico @icolagya has been loving sneakers since a young age because his father is also a sneakerhead. He used to be a Yeezy guy but everything changed when pandemic started, where most of his sneaker collections include Air Jordan and Dunks!
German Sneakerhead and Content Creator: Julian Held
Interviews
Sep 12, 2022
Having a sneakerhead friend has made Julian @julianhld obsessed with sneakers since in the middle of 2016. Although his two pair sneakers are Adidas, still his sneaker favourite brand is Nike because they are the most flexible and most imaginative brand!
Filipino Sneaker Photographer and Podcast Host: Moe Samson
Interviews
Sep 11, 2022
As a former basketball player, Moe Samson @merklemoeman started obsessed with sneakers because all of his friends and coach wear a cool shoes. He loves sneakers not only because of its amazing design neither the history behind them, but it's motivate him to get better in basketball!
American Sneaker Illustrator: Isaac Telles
Interviews
Sep 10, 2022
Isaac Telles @Forty7thstudio is a firm believer in buying any sneakers that you like and going to wear them for a lifetime. He started illustrating some sneakers because he wants to bring the plant and sneaker community together.
Filipino Sneakerhead and Influencer Couple: JP Arrieta and Alvin Liwanag
Interviews
Sep 9, 2022
JP and Alvin @aulvinbhvr are Filipino influencer couple who has been started creating content since late 2019, when chunky sneakers was a hype. They are big fan of Balenciaga because its design are futuristic and how they elevate mundane thing is phenomenal!
American Sneaker Photographer: Ron T
Interviews
Sep 8, 2022
Ron T @solecialskills is an American photographer who takes beautiful photos of sneakers with his iPhone. He started photographing all of his sneaker collection after one of his friends didn't believe he had many collections. One day he wants to have his own collaboration with one of the sneaker brands!
Croatian Sneakerhead and Artist: Katarina
Interviews
Sep 7, 2022
Katarina @katasplakata has always styled dresses and skirts with sneakers when it wasn't really a thing in her homeland, Croatia. As an Air Jordan girl, she would love to see a collaboration between its brand and Rihanna!
Filipino Sneakerhead and Sneaker Photographer: Duk Maniquis
Interviews
Sep 6, 2022
Duk Maniquis @dukmaniquis is a Filipino sneaker photographer who always shoots his new pair after unboxing them. He loves to shoot any sneakers with minimalist designs, whether it's Air Jordan, Adidas, or Yeezy.
Dutch Sneakerhead and Restock Ambassador: Ginney Noa
Interviews
Sep 5, 2022
Ginney Noa @ginneynoa is a Dutch Restock ambassador who fell in love with sneakers after she got her Nike Dunk Low when she was only 10 years old. She would love to see more collaboration between female creators and sneaker brands!
Australian Sneakerhead and Podcaster: Julian Pauncz
Interviews
Sep 4, 2022
Julian @kicks_and_craze is an Australian sneakerhead who started loving sneakers after he saw one of his best friends wear OG Reebok. He wants to see a collaboration between Australian sneaker boutiques with big sneaker brands, such as Upthere Store with Saucony!
DG Hoops Founder: David Giongco
Interviews
Sep 3, 2022
David @dghoop is the DG Hoops founder who dedicated his life to basketball. Beside being a basketball athlete, he also worked many times with big brands such as Under Armour and Eastbay. Recently, Stephen Curry also noticed his works!
Filipino Sneakerhead and Social Media Influencer: Justin Sales
Interviews
Sep 2, 2022
Justine @juustinsales has always been interested in sneakers since 2013, and his sneaker obsession has grown after he collected NMDs in different colorways. He wants to see a collaboration between Air Max 90 and Travis Scott because he feels Travis could hype this pair!
Taiwanese Sneakerhead and University Student: Yunyi
Interviews
Sep 1, 2022
Yunyi @wvy.607 is a Taiwanese sneakerhead who's currently studying abroad in Australia and has been loving sneakers since he was only 16 years old. His first pair is New Balance 997H and he loves New Balance ever since because its design perfectly matches every outfit!