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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.

Badrun Zulkafri - Singaporean Sneakerhead Interview
Interviews
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
Interviews
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
Interviews
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
Interviews
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
Interviews
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
Interviews
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
Interviews
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
Interviews
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
Interviews
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
Interviews
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!
Emel Muharrem - Australian Sneakerhead Interview
Interviews
Jan 26, 2023
Emel @emelseck fell in love with sneakers in 2016, with Sean Wotherspoons pairs being her forever favorite sneakers. She's living her sneaker-collecting philosophy of "quality over quantity"; hence she's always wearing her kicks instead of only keeping them in a clear box!
Poko - Thai Sneakerhead Interview
Interviews
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
Interviews
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
Interviews
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
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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
Interviews
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
Interviews
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
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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!
Paul Villena - Filipino Sneakerhead Interview
Interviews
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!
Marcelyn Yervant - Indonesian Sneakerhead Interview
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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
Interviews
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!
William Ong - Asphalt & Co. Founder Interview
Interviews
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
Interviews
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
Interviews
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
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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
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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
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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
Interviews
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
Interviews
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
Interviews
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
Interviews
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
Interviews
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
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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
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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
Interviews
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
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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
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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
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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
Interviews
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
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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
Interviews
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
Interviews
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
Interviews
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
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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
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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
Interviews
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
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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
Interviews
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!
Khalisha-Armani Ashik - Australian Sneakerhead Interview
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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!
Edsell Losloso - Filipino Freelance Photographer Interview
Interviews
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!
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 brand - Ashen Oak; his mission is to make any person can wear it!
Jason Matthew Lim - Filipino Hobbyist Photographer Interview
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Dec 4, 2022
Jason @macheyolim wasn't interested in sneakers until he joined a Facebook sneaker group, eventually making him addicted to sneakers. He prefers to collect sneakers that he would wear daily 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
Interviews
Dec 1, 2022
Growing up during the basketball era made YP @ypwan82 obsessed with sneakers from a younger age. 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
Interviews
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
Interviews
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
Interviews
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
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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
Interviews
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
Interviews
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
Interviews
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
Interviews
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
Interviews
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
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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
Interviews
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
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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
Interviews
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
Interviews
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
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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
Interviews
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
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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
Interviews
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
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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
Interviews
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
Interviews
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
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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
Interviews
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!
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
Interviews
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!