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Philly Sole: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Mankles But Were Afraid to Ask

It’s been the summer of the mankle. Let’s backtrack: Two summers ago, UK’s Daily Mail wrote about “the rise of the mankle.” The mankle trend […]

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Philly Sole: A Look at Soccer Star Maurice Edu’s 400-Pair Sneaker Collection

Philadelphia basketball sneaker sales have risen 17 percent in the last year, and I have an inkling as to why. In a sneaker-obsessed city, Maurice Edu, midfielder […]

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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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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 […]