Sneakers

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Local Artist Creates DNC-Inspired Sneakers You’ll Actually Want to Buy (No, Seriously)

DNC merchandise can run the gamut from strange to LOL-worthy, but hardly any are truly display-worthy (a plush Trump doll? No). Enter menswear shop Lapstone and Hammer, local ad agency Tierney, […]

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Wildwoods to Host Its First-Ever Sneaker Convention

The first-ever Jus Nice Sneaker Convention is coming to the Wildwoods Convention Center at the end of August. The one-day-only event promises sneakerheads the chance “to buy, […]

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Mo’ne Davis to Sell, Sign Shoes Tonight to Benefit Nepal Earthquake Victims

It’s official — Mo’ne Davis is the new James Brown. In addition to (deep breath) pitching for the Taney Dragons, playing high school basketball, schooling […]

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Mo’ne Davis Has Designed a Sneaker Collection, Which You Can Pre-Order Now

Superstar Little Leaguer Mo’ne Davis is taking a turn as a designer. The 13-year-old Taney Dragons pitcher, known for her 70mph fastball, has dipped her […]

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New Walnut Street New Balance Store Has Custom Philly Sneakers

Philly’s New Balance store officially opened for business yesterday, and by the looks of the line to get in (above), I’d say it made quite the […]

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Philly Sole: Top 5 Women’s Jordans in Saturday’s Chestnut Street Villa Restock

Hot sneakers are hard to get. They’re hot, after all, and companies release them in limited qualities to create demand and hype. But sneaker stores […]

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Philly Sole: Your First Look at UBIQ’s Latest Collaboration Sneaker

Another weekend, another insanely hyped UBIQ collaboration sneaker release. Okay, the Philadelphia lifestyle and sneaker boutique UBIQ—with locations on Walnut Street and in the Gallery—isn’t […]

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Philly Sole: A Short Primer on Getting into Sneakers

I get it. You read Emily Goulet’s fantastic column about ditching heels for sneakers last month and you’ve realized you want in. It’s not the […]

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Everyone Rejoice: Shoppist Says Sneakers Are Chic

We have a web meeting every morning here at Philly Mag HQ, during which the editors of our eight (awesome, amazing) blogs get together to […]

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Why Sneakers Are the New Heels — And 10 Ways to Style Them

I’m five-feet-three-inches tall. Most people—even sometimes my very own husband—don’t realize this, because I spend approximately 93 percent of my life in very high heels. […]

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Philly Sole: Shoetopia and the Sneaker Hustle

Anyone who thinks millennials don’t have any work ethic has never been to a sneaker convention. Last month I attended Shoetopia. You bought a ticket […]

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Sixers’ Tony Wroten: I Have Best Sneaker Game in NBA

Sneakers are big business, and so it’s no surprise that NBA players — young athletes with lots of disposable income — are into them. In […]