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Sneakers

  • Blogs

    April 10, 2014

    Supreme Foamposite Sales Show How Secondary Market Dominates Sneaker Trade

    Retail prices are meaningless in the sneaker scene these days. Only way you pay retail for a pair of fresh, high-demand Jordans or Foamposites or SB Dunks is: 1) stand outside the sneaker store for at least several hours--several days in some cases; or 2) get lucky and snag them online in the five m ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 3, 2014

    NYPD Shuts Down Foamposite Sneaker Release Because of Big Crowd

    Supreme x Nike Air Foamposite One sneakers, released Thursday April 3 at 11 a.m., retail for $250. They sold out by 11:05 a.m. April 3, but you can cop a pair on eBay for $900. That sort of appreciation rate explains why a crowd of sneakerheads and sneaker investors and the kind-hearted girlfriends ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 18, 2013

    Sneaker Boom: Price Timeline Shows Surge Between Early 2011 and Summer 2012

    Sneakers can be a lucrative investment. As we noted in this week's issue, the free market is in the midst of a sneaker boom. Prices seem to be on a constant rise and the hip teenagers at the front lines of the rush are making crazy paper. Certain newly released shoes nearly double in price within ... More >>

  • News

    July 17, 2013

    New York's Sneaker Boom

    As rare shoes soar in price, seventh-graders make like Wall Street traders.

  • Blogs

    December 14, 2007

    The Christmas List: Customized Air Max 90s

    When we get bored of taking demented quizzes and playing scrabble on Facebook, we like to occupy ourselves waste away our life customizing fantasy sneakers on Nike.com. For Christmas, we're hoping someone will read this and give us a $130 gift certificate to the website. Then, if we can ever stop r ... More >>

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