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Sneaker Showcase: size? x Bodega x Puma Blaze of Glory Collection

size? x Bodega x Puma Blaze of Glory Collection

Premier UK and international retailer size? commemorated 10 years of business with a year full of collaborative sneakers with brands they have sold over the past decade. A party is always more fun with more participants and they worked with other shops as well for the various collaborations. For their Puma Blaze of Glory collection they teamed up United States shop Bodega to create a special twosome. Continue reading

Sneaker Spotlight: Bodega x Reebok ATX Pump “Cottonmouth”

Bodega x Reebok ATX Pump “Cottonmouth”

Learning the inspiration behind a sneaker’s design and look is always an interesting thing and can help air or deter you from tracking down a pair for yourself. One of the funniest and imaginative story behind a sneaker was when the folks at Bodega got their chance to work on the Reebok ATX Pump. You see for this collaboration the shop their intern, Terry Blay, was the mind and inspiration behind the design. The funny thing about Terry is that, well, he was an intern and most importantly is that he’s a puppet. Continue reading

Sneaker Spotlight: Bodega x Nike Footscape Collection

Bodega x Nike Air Footscape Motion Collection

Back in 2011, Boston-based Bodega, or BDGA, as they are better known, celebrated their 5th anniversary. Like most sneaker boutiques, anniversaries often mean a collaboration with a brand on a sneaker that not only details the vision of the store, but the quality and style of the store owners. With a huge selection of shoes to choose from, the boys at Bodega went with the Nike Footscape.  Continue reading

Sneaker Spotlight: Bodega x Reebok Pump Omni Lite

Bodega x Reebok Pump Omni Lite

When it comes to sneaker collaborations with retailers, much of the hype around the release is based on the inspiration for the shoe as well as the silhouette itself. Back in 2007, Bodega introduced the world to the Reebok Pump Omni Lite “Escape Pack”. The Pump was limited to only 100 pieces and came bundled with a toothbrush, lighter, lucky rabbit’s foot, stickers, a fortune cookie, hand sanitizer, and a bottle opener; all things needed for an overnight trip. Additionally, one lucky person could win a 5-panel cap, matching t-shirt, mixtapes, and a chance to win a GOLDEN TICKET, which gave one person airfare to anywhere in the continental US. Needless to say, the limited availability and the swag associated with the release made it a hot topic in the sneaker world. Continue reading

Sneaker Spotlight: Bodega x adidas ZX 8000

Bodega x adidas ZX 8000 image via Hypebeast

Though they have gotten increasingly popular in the last couple of years, brands and local retailers have been collaborating as long as we can remember. Back in 2008, Boston-based shop, Bodega, reached deep into the adidas archives for a unique take on the ZX 8000. For those unfamiliar with the silhouette, the ZX 8000 was originally introduced back in 1989 and has been re-released quite a few times since then. Fans of the model include those that ar truly runners, as the shoe was one of the premier running shoes when it was originally launched. Released for both men and women, the adidas ZX 8000 has stood the test of time and the OG colorway still stands strong, even in today’s market of crazy colors.  Continue reading