Posts tagged "sneakerheads"

Would You Wait In Line For A Pair Of Shoes?

The other morning, as I was walking to work, I passed a long line of guys passed out in camping chairs on the sidewalk. They'd been there all night, presumably, waiting for the much-anticipated new Air Yeezy 2 shoe -- the second collaboration between Kanye West (that's Yeezy) and Nike. The crowd began dispersing a…
By: Julie Gerstein / June 8, 2012

You’ve Heard Of Shoenistas? Well Get Into Sneakerheads!

Stilettos aren't the only kind of footwear enjoying a cult following. An increasing number guys —and girls —are developing a sneaker fetish that rivals anything Carrie Bradshaw ever had for Manolo Blahniks. The diehards are officially called "sneakerheads" and they are shelling out anywhere from $250 to well over $1000 for specialty kicks like classic…
By: Zandile Blay / May 27, 2009