As sure as day follows night our Twitter Sneaker Showcase is here to relieve the Monday struggle. Packed full of new, old, rare, not so rare, box fresh, and beaten there are to cover all angles. And it’s all possible thanks to your continued support sneakerholics. Taking top spot this week is @OfficialConway is the very latest print offering from Nike and Liberty. Enjoy the 7 pages inside and let us know your favourites.
It’s Memorial Day in the United States so it’s fitting that a patriotic fit like the one from @Sole_Cop kicks off the latest Showcase. Six full pages of #sneakerholic pictures were once again randomly chosen create this week’s Showcase. Be sure to go through every single page to see kicks of sneaker fans all around the globe. You might even find a few new people to follow on Twitter. Let us know your favorites and be sure to tweet us a picture of what you’re wearing daily to @Sneakerpedia and/or use the #sneakerholics hashtag for a chance to be randomly selected next week.
Feeling tired? Feeling a little under the weather? As the average #sneakerholic, one grows weary of the many “trend” shoes that seem to slightly miss the point of why we love the classics. Well, the doctor is in and he’s here to check up on you, reminding you of what it means to be one of the meanest, nastiest Slam Dunk Champions the NBA has ever seen. On this day in 1950, Julius Erving was brought into this world, quite possibly to tear down every rim he saw. The history this man has made and what his impact to the sport of basketball was recognized by being inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame in 1993. What he brought to sneaker history seems to go hand in hand with the Star Chevron, making Converse the name brand it is today. Continue reading
On this day in 1919, Jack Roosevelt Robinson was born. Though he was much more important to the world than he ever was to sneakers, “Jackie” Robinson has been the recipient of a number of special makeups over the years.
Jackie Robinson became the first African American to play major league baseball, becoming one of the most important people in ending racial segregation in baseball. Robinson was also one of the best players to play the game, playing in 6 World Series during his 10 years in the league. He won a Rookie of the Year Award, as well as an MVP award, and won a World Series with the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1955. Continue reading
It’s a brand new year and to kick off 2013 we have a new Group Twitter Showcase. As with most things more is better, so these shots all contain two or more #sneakerholics enjoying their kicks together. No better way to start off the first weekend of a new month and year then with a Showcase to enjoy. Be sure to let us know who’s pictures are your favorites and as always share your pictures with us @Sneakerpedia on Twitter to have a chance to make the next Group or regular Showcase. Continue reading