Monthly Archives: December 2014

Guest Blog: Hugues Lawson-Body – Photographer – France

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Our latest guest blogger is French photographer Hugues Lawson-Bodywas. Born in Togo but raised in the heart of Paris (in the Marais district), he’s a real Parisian kid. Since people appreciated being in front of his camera and posing for him, Hugues specialises in portrait photography. Now he’s traveling all over the world from one set to another, collaborating with worldwide magazines like GQ, Elle, L’Equipe, Liberation, Le Monde, and Les Inrocks.
He is also shooting commercials for prestigious clients such as Nike, Ikea and Orange. Hugues kindly gave us an insight on his love of sneakers, check out what he had to say.

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Sneakerpedia Twitter Sneaker Showcase

This is the last Sneaker Showcase of 2014!! This year has flown by, and the old saying is “time flies when you’re having fun” and the Showcase is certainly one of the more fun jobs we have to do sneakerholics. Seeing out the year is @sneakercloset who happens to be one of our longest standing and loyal supporters so we think that’s a fitting end. It just so happens it’s with one of the most seasonal appropriate kicks. So while we are waving goodbye to ’14 and about to welcome 2015 we’d like to thank everyone for the continued support, you really do make it all worth while and we wish you a very Happy New Year!

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Video: A Chat with Vincent Le Thuy

Co-founder of the magazine Solecollector, Vincent is one of the premier sneakers experts in France. An avid Sneaker addict, he has been collecting for more than 20 years. His crate contains several hundreds pairs and every pair he buys in duplicate, 1 for his collection and 1 to wear/play basketball in. His motto; When you love, nothing else matters.

fb: www.facebook.com/vincesole

ig: www.instagram.com/20100sole

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Sneakerpedia Twitter Sneaker Showcase

All the talk this weekend was the return of the “Columbia” Air Jordan XI so we had to start the Showcase with the Legend…..Blues. This pair copped and rocked straight away by  props sir! We’ve given the 11 a little extra Showcase focus on page 7 so jump in and check out the rest of this weeks Sneaker Showcase sneakerholics. 

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Guest Blog: Rido – Italy – Diadora x Patta N9000 ‘Italia’

Maurizio Ridolfo “Rido” of Milan, Italy is better known by his stage name MC Rido. He is a rapper, journalist, member of the Cricca dei Balordi, and the collective Hip Hop Sano Business. We got the chance to chat with Rido and we wanted to know what was his favourite shoe of 2014. We also couldn’t let him get away without shooting some of his extensive sneaker collection which has been added to the wiki here.

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