Less beef salads and more flower bringing.
Can't wait till this Friday. My artwork or pictures on sneakers? Yes please!
15 hours, 42 minutes ago on adidas Takes Sneaker Customization To New Heights With #miZXflux
@nolunch2605 Thanks my dude! Appreciate that. These are actual metrics the companies and vendors I work with use to measure brand success, loyalty etc. Despite the comment by @Facsimile I graduated college over 17yrs ago and was doing professional client work before graduating.
Some people are just bitter instead of asking how can I make $120/hr doing what you do. Pay them no mind.
1 day, 3 hours ago on Air Jordan 6 “First Championship” Will Not Release
@Facsimile @nolunch2605 @FutureTomorrow_ Your comment would make sense if these were not actual metrics companies use each and every day to measure and guide the success of their marketing and brand efforts. So on several levels all you've done is shown you're very uneducated.
This is what I went to college for. I'm 39yrs old, have been doing this for over 17yrs and I am college educated. Please, remind us what it is you actually do for a living?
@nolunch2605 - this is the part where he doesn't respond because most likely I'm somehow responsible for his police record and job at McDonald's.
@JibreelOBannon Funny I was thinking the same thing. The metrics would probably be "sentiment" and "social" and "community" "engagement". I'm sure they were high. Correlate those against specific buying patterns and user behavior and you now have the formula to better understand the numbers you should put into production.
1 day, 12 hours ago on Air Jordan 6 “First Championship” Will Not Release
@Eccroids There are different kinds of special projects fam. You can't really compare these to the Moon Landing as those were to commemorate a specific achievement.
I will give you one thing. Anything that comes from Nike and JB should be taken with a grain of salt. Up until the night of the Hyperpunch release they swore they didn't have any release info. They're always doing this though so nothing new.
@Old_Man_Willis @NIKEMINDED @sneakernews Let me guess...did they say it was a US release only? And if memory serves correct these were supposed to be super limited right? I'm interested to hear your answer because I remember UBIQ telling me on the phone that the Dirty Martini's was a US release only. We all know how that went. Joints were sitting at many UK stores and were easy pickups.
After of course I bought mine from a reseller based on UBIQ's misinformation.
2 days, 13 hours ago on CNCPTS x Asics Gel Lyte V – Arriving at Global Retailers
These are str8 flame. Yes please!
2 days, 14 hours ago on NIKEiD Brings 80s Denim to the Jordan Spiz’ike
@AidanMM very easy shoe to have customized.
3 days, 11 hours ago on The Rarest Version of the Kid Robot x Nike Air Max 1 is on eBay
@Amarefan1 I agree with you and it's one of the few statements in this article I'm not in agreement with. I remember going back and forth with some dude over the Gamma blue 11's because he just couldn't seem to comprehend some people just don't like a shoe because of a CW or particular design. Has nothing to do with not liking it because it makes a person look cool.
Not sure why it's hard for some people to understand that others just have a strong sense of individuality and don't need to wear what everyone else is wearing. To me it's actually a huge turn off.
3 days, 13 hours ago on 10 Reasons Why Sneakerheads Have Forgotten New Air Jordans After 1998
@kshaun12 @FutureTomorrow_ @JMBasquiat Moral of my long winded tale? Call your local HOH/Foot Locker or Champs Sports before paying a reseller on eBay if you're still looking for these. It might vary from state to state though as we already know.
I paid like $150 because I used a $20 VIP reward. On eBay dudes want like $199.99 - $240 + and I'm pretty certain I saw quite a few that were fake. SMH.
5 days, 23 hours ago on Air Jordan 3 “Shark, Alligator, & Kangaroo” by JBF Customs
@kshaun12 @FutureTomorrow_ @JMBasquiat My exact words yesterday: "I know this might be a stretch but do you have any Wolf Grey 3's left? 10.5 or 11?" Footlocker employee: "Oh yeah, I got like 2 10.5's and 3 11's let me double check. If I have them bring you the 10.5?" Me: "Yes Please. Thanks"
He came back with a 10.5. The day they released I strolled into the mall and went in there for some Huaraches. It was already after 1:30pm. Started chopping it up with a guy I know and he told me they had a full size run and he could sell me more than 2 because the release was a flop. They weren't selling and the one per customer was tossed out the window.
Further down the hall in that mall if you told me they were also sitting at Champs Sports I would believe you because when I went there they also had a full size run.
HOH/Foot Locker - Garden State Plaza, Paramus, NJ 07652
Champs Sports -
1034 Garden State Plz, Paramus, NJ 07652
@JMBasquiat @FutureTomorrow_ I would check instagram and search for hashtags like #customkicks etc. There are so many talented people on there from established customizers like JBF to guys just starting off and everything in between.
6 days, 11 hours ago on Air Jordan 3 “Shark, Alligator, & Kangaroo” by JBF Customs
@JMBasquiat or you could make them out of the Jordan 3 wolf greys sitting at stores. That's the only reason why I bought a pair today. After I saw what Optimus did to his I was like I'm def going in on these.
6 days, 13 hours ago on Air Jordan 3 “Shark, Alligator, & Kangaroo” by JBF Customs
@poisoned___WELL I heard a rumor we are just this week but still waiting for confirmation on where the person got the news from. With summer almost over and brands having already moved into early fall/late fall CW's I can't see it but given what we have been graced with this year who knows?
6 days, 13 hours ago on Nike Air Flight Huarache “White Ice”
No thanks Sneakernews. These are horrid.
6 days, 13 hours ago on NIKEiD Air Max 90 – Tiger Suede Option
@poisoned___WELL When complex/sneakernews et al decided anything with this CW is a Yeezy theme. They need to stop already but trust somebody is going to paint that strap and logo the Yeezy green and then it will be all over SMH.
1 week ago on Nike Air Huarache “Hyper Punch” – Available
@sneakernews - "coming soon" and "have them in stock" IS not the same thing. Not even close.
1 week, 1 day ago on Nike Air Huarache “Hyper Punch” – Available
@greghall024 I'm sure you'll be able to find them for $52 - $76 in a few months if they don't do well or sell out. Went to sell a pair I wasn't using I picked up from Oneness earlier this year and the prices were so low on eBay it made sense to just hold on to them and use them as beaters.
Heads be sleeping on Reebok but if they only knew.
1 week, 3 days ago on Reebok Ventilator – Fall 2014 Releases
The red/burgundy/blackcurrant are str8 flame.
@VNTG_BMW Funny thing I was going to ask him if it could only be France or particularly Italy but I get what you mean and maybe he did as well. There was a video I saw way back and cannot find now to link where an Italian shop had made a pair of Jordan's but out of the finest leathers. The quality on the J's was beyond anything I have ever seen and not even JBF is there yet. Not even close.
They would be easily worth more than $400. More like $1400.
2 weeks, 1 day ago on Jordan Shine “Grey”
@CaseyGUNS Just to be clear. Are you suggesting China/Taiwan doesn't have premium materials?
@jamarts21 @"C.E.O." "If people kill each other for his shoes then that means a lot." Actually it means one thing. They're uneducated.
Is your best defense or highlight of Jordan brand that people kill themselves and create havoc for his shoes? I'm not sure what's worse. The people that commit the violent acts or persons like yourself that seem to believe violence should be anything any brand would be proud of.
Jordan brand doesn't need to compete with other brands in the luxury/high end/designer market? I personally think you're dead wrong in your assertions and let me be the first to say so.
Jordan Shines are nothing more than a cheap Balenciaga ripoff but they already know they can put that Jumpman on turd brown dog shit and the lot of you will be begging for seconds, spoon in hand.
They did launch in Australia already and the online side of that release from Prime was a joke. Very limited stock and when they went live only a size 9 and 9.5 were available out of both the entire Huarache low part of the pack.
Keep your eyes on Wellgosh, Urban Industry and Crooked Tongues for a mid-late August release.
2 weeks, 2 days ago on Nike Air Huarache “Love/Hate” Pack
@Tomas Chagons No you didn't. Again rep sites up to their old BS tricks.
2 weeks, 4 days ago on Nike Kobe 9 Elite Low Conversions by Dank Customs
What are they good sir?
3 weeks ago on What If The Air Jordan 11 Looked Like This?
@Elementkx or Adidas
@skyflyerbrand @FutureTomorrow_ It actually does answer the question because the answer you're looking for is in the article. Had you read it and looked at the "source" you would know where these were releasing.
3 weeks, 1 day ago on New Balance 996 “Distinct Collection”
@skyflyerbrand Reading is fundamental.
3 weeks, 2 days ago on New Balance 996 “Distinct Collection”
@Livrowe__ Your best bet will be to call your local footlocker. If you have a HOH/Foot Locker start there. Good luck.
3 weeks, 2 days ago on Nike Air Huarache “Black” – Available at Foot Locker
@JerusaReem Welcome to sneaker news. May I please take your coat?
3 weeks, 5 days ago on Capsule x New Balance MT580 “Canadian Tuxedo” – Teaser
There's just too much heat dropping in the next 15 days. These are no exception.
3 weeks, 6 days ago on New Balance 996 “Distinct Collection”
@Allstarz_Black Interestingly they're not even on any of the UK drop date sites and I don't think they ever were.
4 weeks ago on Nike Air Huarache – Black – Green
@bluejordans2345 right now actually from http://asphaltgold.de - I've ordered from them twice before. Quality service and you should receive some free swag with your order.
4 weeks ago on Nike Air Huarache GS – White – Magnet Grey – Bright Mango
@BrandonEvans2 @FutureTomorrow_ My dude! Thanks so much for that link! You're absolutely right. You know what else they would go with PERFECT with I think?
The 24 Kilates X Reebok Fury. It would kinda give that look they had in the video they made(Very Pyrex/DOPE Chef). These are awesome socks man. Very nice.
I ordered from Size? just this Monday and wish we had this convo then lol. Just dropped them on my list. Thanks again bro. Appreciate the share.
4 weeks ago on Footpatrol x Reebok Insta Pump Fury
@BrandonEvans2 I'll agree with you on the HAL and I only wish I could have gotten the capsule with those socks. It made the Instapump look like a slightly different shoe and I mean that in a very very good way. Still got the regular release though so I'm just fortunate for those.
For me the hardest that dropped this year was the Invincible X Reebok. I had people comment on my video of them that aren't even into Fury's. It was only after the drop everyone realized how tough they were and now you can't find a pair on eBay for less than $450.
I'm definitely copping these though. The blue (nappy suede?) just looks too butter and that milky bladder...YES pls :)
Until we get every release the UK gets not sure I'll be able to stop ordering overseas. Just this week I ordered 2 releases from the UK and have a third on the way that was picked up from a brother of mine in London.
As for GS, the Scream Green is already at all the Kids Footlockers I've been to in New Jersey.
4 weeks, 1 day ago on A Sneaker-by-Sneaker Breakdown of Kanye West’s Footwear Influence
@EmilyReyes @kcookrocks umm yes. Some people will always let emotions get the better of them in the face of clear facts.
If I ever meet Kanye I'll buy him a drink and thank him. While the lot of you hate and I am by no means a major fan of his he has created products that I sell in my store and they sell extremely well.
No other athlete or celeb has EVER done that for my store and sales. At this level it's all about business and money. Nothings personal.
@NigelHill @FutureTomorrow_ ok, wrong shoe for my example because more than none you're right and it has nothing to do with tech.
Unfortunately the scream greens are already at kids Foot Locker and it looks exactly like the sample above.
4 weeks, 1 day ago on Nike Air Huarache “Scream Green” – 2014 Sample
@Flyrio @FutureTomorrow_ @DutchShaefer81 interesting comment given you're the one asking "well why is it so hard to get these shoes now then?"
Nothing is hard for me. Clearly it is for you. I guess an advantage of being an old, self contradicting fuck.
@Flyrio "you probably have to suck his dick(figuratively) every 5 minutes..." - when I saw your response to my comment I IMMEDIATELY KNEW proving you were gay as fuck(figuratively) wasn't going to be hard at all.
I'll take being corny thank you very much.
@donadamsky @NigelHill It's not hard at all. They don't want to replicate the exact shoe.
Consider that science and technical advances change what we know constantly and at an ever increasing rate of difference. We often like to hope it's for the betterment of future generations to come.
For example, if you found out that the toe box on several models from the 90's was directly responsible for several severe foot conditions would you want Nike to still make the shoe exactly the same?
@DutchShaefer81 I think if we momentarily put our feelings aside and look at the facts objectively there's no denying the "clear as day" evidence and facts.
The game was NEVER like this due to one individual. Method man in Grant Hills for All I need. Nope, sure didn't change the sneaker game like this. MJ, Kobe and Mike Tyson all in Air Huaraches. While not rappers, all still heavyweights in their own right. The shoe got shipped overseas and didn't return until this year. 20yrs later...
The only shoe I can think of that Kanye has not surpassed in general sales is what rap did for the Timberland boot. That however took a slew of rappers to accomplish but look at NYC now...you can't go two blocks in any borough without seeing minimum 5 on feet, any time of day.
@jrlemons3 @kshaun12 Sitting over here in Jersey as well at many major stores in the mall.
1 month ago on Sneakers Releasing This Weekend – July 19th, 2014
@Og lopez kicks GR or exclusive please be my guest and have as many of these hideous abominations as you can find. You definitely don't have to worry about me buying any.
1 month ago on A Detailed Look at the Solefly x Air Jordan 3
Not on these I'm not.
1 month ago on Jordan Shine – Release Date
Please stop using that word to describe exuberant pricing. Try picking up a dictionary or thesaurus sometime and expanding your vocabulary which will in turn significantly affect your earning potential and then you will never have to moan about the price of a sneaker again.
Get your money and vocab right playa.
@DutchShaefer81 properly rinsed.
1 month ago on A Closer Look at the “Black Suede” Nike Air Foamposite One
@hasboy23 Foams are properly rinsed mate. Time to move on. #changeisgood