Monthly Archives: October 2011

Sneaker Showcase: Happy Halloween & Día de los Muertos!

Nike SB Dunk Dia De Los Muertos uploaded by kid_sneakernessNike SB Dunk Low “Dia De Los Muertos” uploaded by kid_sneakerness

This time of year around the world past spirits are celebrated with various traditions. It can be called All Hallow’s Eve, All Saints’ Day, All Souls’ Day, Day of the Dead, Día de los Muertos, or simply Halloween. No matter what you call it, the celebrating of passed spirits has a different meaning for everyone but over the years it has become a holiday that sneaker enthusiasts have become familiar with.

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Sneakerpedia Twitter Sneaker Showcase

The last day in the month of October just so happens to be Halloween. No tricks here though, only five pages of sneaker treats. Once again we were overwhelmed by the number of submissions sent into us and the pictures shared. Last week’s showcase was a good one but this one may top it. This week’s collection of pictures shows how global the sneaker community and how different the climate is all around the world. From shorts and lowcuts to rain and highs, we see them all. Let us know who’s your favorites are on Twitter or below in the comment section. And be sure to tag us, @Sneakerpedia, and/or use the #sneakerholics hashtag to try and make it into next’s week’s showcase.

@apLlywarch

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Sneaker Events: DunkXChange Tempe and Boston

DunkXChange Tempe October 29th

DunkXChange Tempe October 29th

Although the weather dictates that this is the beginning of the slow period for sneaker events DunkXChange is still going strong. Set to hit two cities these weekend you can get your sneaker fixation on in either Tempe, Arizona or Boston, Massachusetts.

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Sneakerpedia Twitter Sneaker Showcase: Group Shots

One of the best parts of the sneaker culture is the ability to share the passion for all things sneakers with others. This often translates to everything from Twitter followers to life long friendships and even marriage. This special showcase is a compilation of pictures featuring 2 or more #sneakerholics showing off their sneakers. Consisting of everything from friends, families and more are seen here. From his and hers, children’s collections to sneaker circles, it’s all there for your enjoyment spread over six pages. Let us know who your favorites groups are and be sure to keep sending us your group shots as well.

@eentegra

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Sneaker Showcase: KICKS/HI: 10 Years of Sneakers

KICKS/HI x Nike Dunk Low "Aloha" uploaded by Jay BKRW Smith

KICKS/HI x Nike Dunk Low "Aloha" uploaded by Jay BKRW Smith

10 years in any business is quite the accomplishment. Doing so in the hostile retail world of sneakers and streetwear is even more impressive. Of course being situated on the most exotic state that is part of the USA certainly helps. KICKS/HI aka Kicks Hawaii is commemorating a decade of supporting #sneakerholics in the 808 area code and all around the globe by providing a great sneaker experience to all their patrons. Working with many brands over the past 10 years, they are probably most recognized for their collaborative work with Nike on their own take of the Dunk Low.

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