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Sneaker Spotlight: Crooked Tongues x New Balance 1500 Pack

Crooked Tongues x New Balance 1500 Pack Details

In 2011 New Balance and premier retailer Crooked Tongues teamed up for a two versions of the classic 1500 that paid homage to their history together. Crooked Tongues has been no stranger to working on various New Balance models over the past decade including the 1500. But this pack focused on both the 1500 along with some 576’s from the past. These special pack took the brands, and us, way back to 2004 when their partnership first started.

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Sneaker Spotlight: Crooked Tongues x New Balance 991 “Black Tom”

Crooked Tongues x New Balance 991 "Black Tom"

Crooked Tongues and numerous sneaker brands have had a strong relationship for years. Some of their strongest bonds are with the folks at New Balance as they two brands have collaborated many times over the years. A variety of models have been chosen and reworked to Crooked Tongues specifications but the “Black Tom” 991 is one of the rarer models that was created. Released in late 2006 as part of the special “Confederation of Villainy” collection spotting these in the wild is like seeing the Lochness Monster. Continue reading

Sneaker Spotlight: Crooked Tongues x Nike Air Max 90 Hyperfuse “Infrared”

Crooked Tongues x Nike Air Max 90 Hyperfuse "Infrared"

For the most part, sneakerholics living in the U.S. feel like they have the advantage when it comes to many sneaker drops. While this is mostly true, there are times when some of the incredible shops overseas put out something that makes the folks on this side of the pond quite jealous. Case in point, September 2011 when Crooked Tongues put together a special look on the Nike Air Max 90. Continue reading

Sneaker Spotlight: Crooked Tongues x Puma Clyde “Crooked”

Crooked Tongues x Puma Clyde "Crooked"Crooked Tongues has had their hands on a number of iconic sneaker models over the years. In 2006-2007 they put their mark on the classic Puma Clyde, actually a few versions. Featured here is the first build of the “Crooked” Clydes that released. Continue reading

Crooked Tongues x Nike Sportswear BBQ Recap

Crooked Tongues x Nike Sportswear BBQ 2011

Another Crooked Tongues BBQ has passed and once again the event was so great it is a shame we have to wait another year before the next one. The annual event was co-hosted this year by Nike Sportwear so we expected to see some surprises. But it came as a shock to attendees when their eyes gravitated towards the specially made Air Max 90 Hyperfuse “Infrareds” made specifically for the event and given out to a select few lucky #sneakerholics. Always a party, the drinks flowed freely along with food aplenty and an atmosphere that any sneaker event would be proud to have. Although rain fell earlier in the day that didn’t stop anyone from breaking out the heat for their feet. Check out what you may have missed out on this year and remember it’s only one year until the next one.  Continue reading