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Sneaker Spotlight: Sneaker Freaker x Saucony Grid 9000 “Bushwhackers”

Sneaker Freaker x Saucony Grid 9000 "Bushwhackers"

Building on an amazing 10 year history, Sneaker Freaker magazine took to the Saucony Grid 9000 for one of three of their anniversary collaborations in 2012. As one of the most beloved publications in the industry, the passion that they show for sneaker tends to show with every collaboration that they do. They have taken great care to choose beautiful materials and loved silhouette, and it has earned them a unique spot when it comes to hearts of sneakerholics the world over.

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Sneaker Spotlight: Sneaker Freaker x Asics Gel Lyte III “Alvin Purple”

Sneaker Freaker x Asics Gel Lyte III "Alvin Purple"

In the business of all things sneakers for over a decade, the team at Sneaker Freaker knows what works on sneakers. Over the years their numerous collaborations with various brands always find success and are highly sought after by many sneaker enthusiasts. That trend continued in 2010 with their “Alvin Purple” version of the popular Asics Gel Lyte III. The first time the two brands teamed up the most popular ASICS retro model was the obvious choice to kick off the partnership. Continue reading

Sneaker Showcase: Sneaker Freaker x Puma Blaze of Glory

Sneaker Freaker x Puma Blaze of Glory

In 2008, Sneaker Freaker teamed up with Puma for a special duo of collaborative sneakers. The team didn’t want to follow the norm and do the “easy choice” of the Clyde or RS 100 but rather, dug deep into the Puma catalog to come up with the Blaze of Glory. The design comes from the base of the Disc Blaze but with upper utilizing a more traditional lacing system and not the PUMA Disc system of its predecessor. The Blaze of Glory is still rather unique with its plastic overlay and very minimal Puma branding, and it just so happened that Sneaker Freaker had their eyes set on it for the project. Continue reading

Sneaker Spotlight: Sneaker Freaker x New Balance 850

Sneaker Freaker x New Balance 850 "Skippy" Cover

Sneaker Freaker x New Balance 850 "Skippy" Cover

You know a sneaker is special when it receives an official nickname. Back in December of 2009 Sneaker Freaker and New Balance introduced us to their brainchild, an 850 named Skippy. The inspiration for the colorway of the sneaker actually comes from Australia’s mascot, the Red Kangaroo, which is also how it got it’s nickname. Deciding on the 850, the Sneaker Freaker team started by stripping the original down then adding their own touches. This included memory foam-like padding around the collar and additional padding in the tongue to have it stand more upright like a kangaroo. Continue reading