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The Shoe Surgeon Air Jordan 1 Custom (Banned)

The Shoe Surgeon is showing off his hot take on the ‘Banned’ Air Jordan 1. The sneaker customiser has reimagined the retro ball shoe as a menagerie of leathers. Thick scales from a red python adorn the toe box, Swoosh and heel. Blacked out Horween nubuck makes up the rest of the upper’s overlays, and […]

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First Look: Inside Kanye’s ‘The Life of Pablo’ Pop-Up in Melbourne

The Kanye effect is still alive and well, and the rapper sent fans into a frenzy yesterday when he announced that he would be bringing his The Life of Pablo pop-up concept stores to 21 countries globally this weekend. The Melbourne location was just around the corner from our Fitzroy office, so we went inside before the […]

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Olympic Athletes Are Competing for Pairs of 3D Printed adidas Sneakers

As if the sweet taste of Olympic victory and a hefty medal wasn’t reward enough, adidas-sponsored athletes have got an added bonus to look forward to should they secure a place on the podium – one of the very first pairs of adidas’ debut 3D-printed sneaker. Named the 3D Printed Winners Shoe, the shoe is a […]

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HYPEBEAST Magazine Issue 15: The Foundation Issue

The crew over at HYPEBEAST Magazine have built their publication up with plenty of hard work and a solid foundation of brands and creative individuals, each on that they’ve been able to report on. Issue 15 has just landed, paying tribute to the foundation it’s been built upon, delving into the origins and sharing some […]

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Titolo Are Auctioning Off an Ultra Rare GEL-Lyte III for Charity

In 2015, for the 25th anniversary of the GEL-Lyte III, Titolo released a ‘Papercut’ make-up of the classic ASICS sihouettte inspired by the ‘scherenschnitte’ pattern on the ceiling of their Zurich store. One year later, the Titolo crew have once again partnered with ASICS to bring this inverted ‘Albino Papercut’ GEL Lyte III into the world, in […]

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adidas are Hiring for Their NY Creative Office

Have you ever wanted to work in the sneaker industry? Perhaps you’ve always dreamed of pursuing a creative career in New York City? Even if you just want to get in on the ground level of adidas‘ world domination, then here’s some great news – the Three Stripes are putting the call out for an army of […]

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Sneaker Weekender Hamburg Event Recap

‘Sneaker Weekender’ returned to the city of Hamburg last weekend, drawing Germany’s biggest sneakerheads out en masse. The stylish Mercedes Me Showroom was chockfull with coveted kicks, including Yeezy Boosts by the dozen, Patta x Nike Air Max 1 colabs in every colourway and even Sneaker Freaker’s own ‘Sharkbait‘ PUMA colab – which was on sale for a hefty sum. The real star of […]

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Sneaker Freaker x New Balance ‘Tassie Tiger’ NB997.5 Release Info

There has been a lot of speculation and incorrect information on the internets so we wanted to set the Tassie Tiger release record straight. Here’s everything you need to know to (hopefully) snare your pair! The Sneaker Freaker ‘Friends & Family’ release is scheduled for July 15 at 7pm. If you’re in Melbourne, get down […]

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Yumalove – Berlin’s First Kid’s Sneaker Store

Small-footed OGs rejoice. Yumalove, Berlin’s first sneaker store exclusively for kids, is set to launch on July 18. The sneaker boutique will stock a range of heavy-hitters including ASICS, New Balance and PUMA in kid’s sizes, as well as an exclusive Yumalove capsule collection produced in collaboration with local labels. Berlin is one of the […]

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SNEAKERS LOVE PORTUGAL EVENT RECAP

Sneakerheads of Portugal assembled at Taberna Das Almas over the weekend for Sneakers Love Portugal sneaker expo. With a healthy number of shoe-fiends in attendance, good times were had and plenty of kicks traded hands. The event was a big success overall, we look forward to more in the future. In the mean time you can have […]

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