Of course, sneakers always a wardrobe staple, but it seems like lately they’ve truly taken off. New products fuel a cycle of collaborations, limited releases, and celebrity endorsements – all discussed by a fanatically informed audience parsing each new colorway and Yeezy Boost leak. All these things tell us sneaker culture is bigger and more complex than ever. What’s next? Touching on everything from trends and tech to hype and high fashion, their observations make one thing clear.
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