A Sneaker Story From The Past …
One day, the cutest boy I had ever seen came to school with the coolest sneakers I’d ever seen. I used to talk to him. He always wanted my homework, but on this day, we were going to talk about something else. I was sure of it.
As soon as I got the chance, I asked him what kind of Nike sneakers those were. He said they were Nike Huarache. That was in 1991. I was 10 and in the 5th grade and my Nana was not buying me any sneakers that cost that much. I wore LA Gear and Etonics until about 1993 and I was bitter about it.
Of course, my first job would be at Foot Locker.
*Like* I remember when the Nike Prestos came in size S, M, L, and XL. I remember when the Foamposite first launched. I ain’t going to hate, but I’ve never been much of a Jordan girl, but Tuned Air? Oh yea! I remember when those first came out too. I had the first royal blue color and then a smokey grey colorway with red accents.
Now that I am older, I do not really indulge as much as I would like but my New Balance Made In America and Made In the UK collection is growing steadily. Asics have been catching my eye and a few years ago, Nike finally started making the Foamposite in my size and I may have my eye on a pair of those too.
Basically, my addiction to sneakers is the construct under which SneakerHead Central was born.
Till this day, I still work in sneakers. I am extremely passionate about sneakers from how they can elevate a person’s performance to how they can dynamically impact a person’s self esteem as well as other people’s perception. Sneakers are a great way to express your personal style and the culture that has manifested around sneakers … I mean from the collaborations to the new technologies? This site is going to be either me adding value to the community of SneakerHeads to which I belong or it is my desperate attempt to be part of something I think is insanely cool even though I am old and technically should be out of the game .
Either way, this should be a fun journey.
If you have any feedback or you would like to introduce yourself do not hesitate. You can email me at firstname.lastname@example.org or you can check me out at Wealthy Affiliate.com (here is a link to my profile). That is where I hang out for hours on end, so if you join, I will be your first follower and you’ll have direct access to me.
Thank you for reading,
I can’t wait to kick it!