Forged

By Michael Luker In April 2016, the industry centered around the production and sale of fake sneakers was valued at four-hundred-sixty-one-billion dollars by CNN Money. A 2016 Complex documentary entitled, “Fake! Inside the Terrifying, Trillion-Dollar Bootleg Industry”, revealed that the top four most prevalently forged products are replicas of Louis Vuitton, Rolex, RayBan, and Nike,…

Sneaks This Week: March 4th Edition

By Peyton Gallaher 2 cents: Why Jordans aren’t selling out Jordan brand has been on a market shaping tear since 1984. The cultural influence that a simple pair of sneakers has created is simply incredible. A pair of mint condition “black cement” Jordan threes from their original 1987 release are equivalent in value to a…

Sneaks This Week: February 25th Edition

By Peyton Gallaher 2 Cents: A rant and some advice from an insomniac who had no sneaker topics to write about this week. It is late night on Monday and Peyton Gallaher is engulfed by homework, general college leg work, and heaps of editing. He toils away, sitting at a desk while whittling at the…

Sneaks This Week: February 11th Edition

2 cents: The “Just Don” is the greatest sneaker collaboration of all time   Don Crawley grew up on the South Side of Chicago witnessing Michael Jordan’s greatness first hand. Watching those dominant Bull’s teams of the 90s, a seed was planted in the mind of you Don as it was with so many others…