Event: SneakFest x SoleSociety presents SneakFest TN’s Premier Sneaker Expo

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Memphis, Tennessee is about to get it’s first ever “Buy, sell, or trade your favorite sneakers or apparel” event on March 8th, 2014 called SNEAKFEST! My friend Sherman IG: @Shermhjr of Sole Society has joined with a few others (@arock2423, @RJ_Memphis, and @Jayry901) to make it happen. The location for the affair will take place at the Cook Convention Center 225 N. Main St, located in the heart of downtown Memphis. The SNEAKFEST is already getting some major publicity and vendors are signing up for what is sure to be a memorable SneakFest; The first of many more to come. If you want to join in on the fun as a vendor, have any questions or inquiries, please contact them at info@sneakfest.org. You can also follow their Twitter: @SneakFestExpo for up-to-date information. Remember, March 8th, 2014 is the date and maybe yours truly may come down to take some photos. In the meantime, check out the flyer with all the INFO, the site and video on FOX 13 with Sherman and Adam explaining more details about the show…

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Re-cap: adidas x Solebox Consortium Torsion Alegra In-Store Release

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This past Saturday was the release of Solebox’s next shoe collaboration. It’s another drop that celebrates their 10 years in the footwear market. This time they chose to work with adidas consortium on the “Torsion Alegra”. A shoe that is new to me, but I’m sure old to OG trainer enthusiasts and hardcore adidas fans. The photos will let you see the crowd outside and in-store trying on the shoe. Shout out to L. Patrick Simensen aka ShoeTown50 for taking the time to take the photos for all of us to see. Enjoy and drool over some more photos of Solebox’s Alegra make-up, as we wait for the world release on the 22nd of this month…

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Event Reminder: Solemart Berlin 2012

It’s that time of the year again where shoe enthusiasts get together for a special event. We talking Solemart! The biggest and by far most recognized sneaker extravaganza of collected sneaker lovers in Europe.  For those that have been living under a rock with no clue about what this is, its simple. Think of it as a gathering of shoe collectors ready to share, not only their collection, but give you the opportunity to make a purchase or trade for that vintage or rare brand/model that you been looking for. The event will be hosted by none other than the Solebox crew and is sponsored by Asics, Onitsuka Tiger, Puma, Reebok and Supra. The event takes place this come Sunday,  30 2012 from 2pm -7pm. So have fun and salivate at all the goodness presented at Solemart Berlin. Until then, check out the flyer and video of the last Solemart Berlin…

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Exclusive: WOEI’s ASICS Gel Lyte lll “Cervidae” Store Release Recap

UPDATE: The Europe stockist list here.

This past Saturday was the release of the stellar WOEI’s ASICS Gel Lyte lll “Cervidae” at the WOEI store. Even though I was not there to capture the event, there was someone ready to bring the readers of this blog an exclusive look through his cameras viewfinder. What you’ll see here are 31 photos of the event recap photographed by my homie, Roberto and edited by yours truly. There are photos from the day and night prior, and of course the day of. You’ll also see what the inside of the WOEI store looked like for the launch of their shoe. It was transformed into an outdoor scene which was the inspiration for the make-up of the sneaker. So, enjoy the photos as I let them speak for themselves. Also, now that this is over be aware of the dates, June 30th, 2012 (specific retailers release) and July 7, 2012 (global release). Congrats to all that got a pair and good luck to all on the next discharge of the shoe.

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Event: Asics Gel Lyte III “KoiKlub-Reworked by Afew” and Yoske Nishiumi Exhibition

Today Afew boutique in Germany will be holding an event at their store for the brand KoiKlub. The affair hosted by Afew and sponsored by Onitsuka Tiger will pay tribute to Yoske Nishiumi by way of an exhibition on his works. There will be a japanese style BBQ, drinks, music, a magic show by Yuta Maruyama and an exclusive “Make Your Own Onitsuka Tiger” contest. To further add to the function, Afew built an ASICS Gel Lyte lll from scratch and by hand with some cobblers. This of course was not an easy thing to do, but AFEW came out with a winner at the end…

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