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The Toe to Know:  A History of the adidas Superstar
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The Toe to Know: A History of the adidas Superstar

The shelltoe that's been kicking around culture since 1970

By Stephen Albertini September 10, 2019 10 Comments
The 10 Rarest Sneakers On Grailed: Week of September 1, 2019
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The 10 Rarest Sneakers On Grailed: Week of September 1, 2019

We've pick a few of our favorite sneaker grails.

By Stephen Albertini September 04, 2019 13 Comments
The 10 Rarest Sneakers On Grailed: Week of August 25, 2019
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The 10 Rarest Sneakers On Grailed: Week of August 25, 2019

We've pick a few of our favorite sneaker grails.

By Stephen Albertini August 28, 2019 8 Comments
The Complete History of Supreme's Nike Collaborations
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The Complete History of Supreme's Nike Collaborations

Supreme, meet the Swoosh

By Stephen Albertini August 22, 2019 8 Comments
The 10 Rarest Sneakers On Grailed: Week of August 18, 2019
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The 10 Rarest Sneakers On Grailed: Week of August 18, 2019

We've pick a few of our favorite sneaker grails.

By Stephen Albertini August 21, 2019 10 Comments
The 10 Rarest Sneakers On Grailed: Week of August 12, 2019
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The 10 Rarest Sneakers On Grailed: Week of August 12, 2019

We've pick a few of our favorite sneaker grails.

By Stephen Albertini August 14, 2019 6 Comments
The 10 Rarest Sneakers On Grailed: Week of August 4, 2019
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The 10 Rarest Sneakers On Grailed: Week of August 4, 2019

We pick a few of our favorite sneaker grails

By Stephen Albertini August 07, 2019 14 Comments
Tinker Hatfield's 10 Best Sneaker Designs
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Tinker Hatfield's 10 Best Sneaker Designs

The Nike legend's top 10 designs, from Air Max to Jordan Brand

By Stephen Albertini August 01, 2019 14 Comments
A History of the Air Jordan V
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A History of the Air Jordan V

The sneaker that won Michael Jordan his first championship.

By Stephen Albertini July 15, 2019 2 Comments
The 10 Best Independence Day Sneakers
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The 10 Best Independence Day Sneakers

10 Star-Spangled sneakers for the 4th.

By Stephen Albertini July 04, 2019 8 Comments
Chuck Taylor's Enduring Legacy: A History of the Converse All Star
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Chuck Taylor's Enduring Legacy: A History of the Converse All Star

In 1908 in Malden, Massachusetts, Marquis Mills Converse founded The Converse Rubber Sh...

By Stephen Albertini June 24, 2019 9 Comments
The 5 Jordans Every Sneakerhead Should Own
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The 5 Jordans Every Sneakerhead Should Own

Over the past 34 years, Jordan Brand has released hundreds of sneakers, some beloved an...

By Stephen Albertini May 13, 2019 19 Comments
"The Shot": A History of the Air Jordan IV
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"The Shot": A History of the Air Jordan IV

A brief history of the Jordan IV

By Stephen Albertini February 19, 2019 4 Comments
A New Blueprint: A History of the Air Max 95
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A New Blueprint: A History of the Air Max 95

Milton Glaser, legendary designer of “I Love New York” logo and the now-famous Bob Dyla...

By Stephen Albertini January 10, 2019 5 Comments
More Than Just a Man: A History of the adidas Stan Smith
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More Than Just a Man: A History of the adidas Stan Smith

It’s been 33 years since Stan Smith retired from the game of tennis, but you’d never kn...

By Stephen Albertini December 27, 2018 2 Comments
Mob Ties: Italian-American Style in Media
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Mob Ties: Italian-American Style in Media

For better or worse, America has always had a love affair with Italian-American mob fil...

By Stephen Albertini November 06, 2018 14 Comments