Nostalgia Trip: Sneaker Edition

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Asking the public for answers to questions is fun as hell. These mini social experiments shed light on the way others think and create relationships and bonds otherwise never explored.

So, I am going to start mixing these types of blogs in with editions of the Daily Steez to keep it interesting. First up? Sneakers. Sneaker culture has been around for decades and business has been especially booming the past few years. I know personally sneakers have been a great way for me to express myself in a unique, semi-artistic way. But every person has their own unique style and preference when it comes to sneakers, which I think is what makes them so special.

Me personally? My most memorable shoes were Pacers legend Jermaine O’Neal’s Nike Shox Ups from 2005. I got these for the first day of 7th grade and vividly remember seeing these at the Finish Line at Echelon Mall and knowing I had to have them. Besides the Iverson’s that every single kid in Philly had growing up, these were my first true pair of player editions and they still hold a special place in my heart because of that.

Nike Shox Ups Jermaine O`neal Nº14US | Nike, Jermaine o'neal, Nike shox

Now, without further ado lets take a trip down memory lane as we explore some of my social followers picks for their own “Most Memorable Sneakers:”

Nike Kobe VIII “Christmas”

Kobe 8 System 'Christmas' - Nike - 555035 030 | GOAT

Reebok Answer IV

Reebok Answer IV OG Red FY9690 Release Date | SneakerNews.com

Jordan XI “Columbia”

Jordan 11 OG Columbia (1996) - 130245-141

Dada Spinners

Top 20 Basketball Sneakers of the Past 20 Years: DaDa Supreme Spinner

Nike LeBron IX “Summit Lake Hornets”

Nike LeBron 9 'Summit Lake Hornets' - High Quality Look | SneakerFiles

Nike LeBron VII

 

Nike LeBron 7 'Christ the King' 2020 Release Date CH4054-600 | Sole  CollectorAdidas T-Mac 2.0

adidas T-Mac 2.0 EVO All-Star FX4064 FX4065 Release Date Info | SneakerFiles

Jordan III “Powder Blue”

Air Jordan 3 "Powder Blue" - Nikestore Release Info - SneakerNews.com

Nike Kobe VI Protro “Del Sol”

Nike Kobe 6 Protro "Del Sol" CW2190-001 Release Date | Nice Kicks

Reebok Question Low “Blue Toe”

Reebok Question Low Blue Toe - Sneaker Bar Detroit

Heelys

Amazon.com | HEELYS Men's Footwear Wheeled Heel Shoe | Skateboarding

Jordan I Lows

Jordan 1 Low UNC (W) - AO9944-441

Adidas Superstar Shell Tops

How to Wear Your adidas Shell-Toes in 2020 | GQ

Reebok G-Unit G6 “Promo”

REEBOK G UNIT G6 Sneaker SZ 14 Baby Blue WHITE ICE RBK RARE SHOES 50 Cent -  $159.00 | PicClick

Skechers Highrise

Ah, the Skechers platforms from the mid 90's. G;) | 90s shoes, Aesthetic  shoes, Chunky platform sneakers

 

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