Monthly Archives: December 2012

Sneakerpedia Twitter Sneaker Showcase

nedsrock@nedsrock and @takaharaboy

Another year of great sneaker releases has passed us by. The last Twitter Sneaker Showcase of 2012 shows off of some of the releases of the year. Kicking off this Showcase are #sneakerholics @nedsrock and @takaharaboy rocking some Air Force 1’s, which celebrated it’s 30th anniversary. The largest Showcase ever is made up of pictures from enthusiasts from all around the globe rocking kicks in all types of weather conditions.

Check out every single page of the Showcase, each chock full of different makes and models. Remember to send us a picture of what sneakers you or others are rocking to @Sneakerpedia, and/or use the hashtag #sneakerholics throughout the week to have a chance to be randomly chosen to be included into the first Showcase of 2013.

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Sneaker Showcase: Happy Birthday LeBron James

LeBron Chalk photo courtesy of Sports Illustrated

The expectations for LeBron James have been astronomical since he was just a teenager but last season, King James finally landed the coveted NBA Championship Ring he’d been chasing his entire career. Today, King James celebrates his 28th birthday, so we decided to take a look back at some of LeBron’s best sneakers from the wiki as he has become one of the most important people amongst sneaker enthusiasts. The Nike LeBron signature sneaker line is now in its 10th year and also includes a number of secondary sneakers, like the Zoom Soldier line and countless special makeups that honor LeBron James.

If you have LeBron sneakers in your collection, be sure to upload them to your crate and let us know on Twitter. Continue reading

Sneaker Spotlight: Nike SB Dunk High “Brain Wreck”

Nike SB Dunk High “Brain Wreck"

If you are a fan of Nike SB then you probably know the name Todd Bratrud. The Minnesota artist has teamed up with brand plenty of times over the years creating easily recognizable and classic builds. The “Send Help” and “Skunk” Dunk Highs are just a couple of the feathers in his cap. Knowing design and creating graphics are nothing new to Bratrud, who has done work for all of the big name skateboarding companies as well as his own brand over the past decades. Continue reading

Sneaker Spotlight: New Balance x La MJC x colette “Vivre Sans Temps Mort” 1500

New Balance x La MJC x colette “Vivre Sans Temps Mort” 1500

The New Balance 1500 is a favorite model for fans of the brand. The sneaker model is the favorite choice of many allowed to work with NB on the collaborative side as well. So popular, in fact, that two brands worked together on one edition of the sneaker. Famous Parisian boutique, colette, and creative firm La MJC put their collective minds together for their special model dubbed  “Vivre Sans Temps Mort,” meaning Life Without Dead Time in French, made famous by protesters during the May 1968 France protests. Continue reading

Sneaker Showcase: Nike Christmas Day Sneakers

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Nike Basketball 2012 Christmas Collection

Christmas trees, eggnog and getting together with friends and family may be tradition for much of the world but sneaker enthusiasts have found new holiday inspired sneakers to become a trend over the last few years. Nike Basketball and Jordan Brand have created special makeups for their star players in the NBA. From LeBron to Kobe, KD to Melo, and everyone in between, holiday colors and themes have become one of the new traditions we look forward to around this time of year. Check out some of the best from the wiki below, including a never released Christmas Day Nike LeBron design. Continue reading