Monday, August 31, 2009

An ILL Banger!


As most of you already know celebrity dj and sneakerhead DJ AM aka Adam Goldstein passed away on Friday due to causes still unknown. DJ Am will always be remembered for getting the party started and for his sick sneaker collection.


Friday, August 28, 2009

Caster Semenya's Nikes

She runs too fast. She's too strong. She don't look right. Why don't we just go ahead and call her a nappy-headed-ho? Or better yet, nappy-headed he? All of us who know oh-so-much about her...
All I know is that she's a hella strong looking athlete, she's only 18, and she's wearing some nice Nike spikes. So I'd like to see Nike step to the plate like they did when the Rutgers basketball team were disrespected and smeared with white radio host Don Imus' ignorance. C'mon Nike. I loved it when you came out with a full page ad standing against racism and for those strong young women. Here's another strong young woman; tell the world you stand by this athlete whose dignity, personal business and most private of parts are being very publicly disrespected. Tell them she ran a personal best and won the gold for South Africa because of your Nikes or because of her effort, but stand up.

For those of you who haven't been up on the Caster Semenya gender story, read this piece on ESPN's page 2.

Tuesday, August 25, 2009

Fabolous X Reebok Classic X Footlocker Show @ Santos Partyhouse

Pinkeye made my day yesterday when she invited me to go see Fabolous perform at Santos partyhouse. The crowd was definitely live and Fab put on a bangin' show. Check it out.....

Full house

Pete Rosenberg from Hot 97 on the 1's and 2's

And here's Fabolous

That's right we're press, so respect us!! lol

Pinkeye & I

Shouts to Melissa Pardo of Footlocker for hooking us up!! :)

Fabolous @ Footlocker for his REEBOK CLASSIC REMIX Collection!

I had the special privilege of going to see our favorite HIP HOP/R&B artist FABOLOUS appear at Footlocker on 34th Street to sign autographs for his fans that bought some of his new REEBOK CLASSIC REMIX Collections!! The street and store was packed with fans, shoppers, & people who NOW know who FABOLOUS is!!! I was able to ask him a few questions as well!!

FABOLOUS prefers high top kicks and is a fan of the REEBOK CLASSIC, so when REEBOK approached him about creating a sneaker collection based on him being the KING OF REMIXES, and remixing the CLASSIC itself, he was elated at the opportunity!!! Saying that everyone has owned a pair of Reebok Classics in their lifetime, Fabolous feels this is a great pairing for Hip Hop and sneaker culture! When it comes to colorways, Fab prefers a clean, white pair! There are 4 styles to the collection, and Fab had on the black/white TEJARAS. The one that Fab likes most is the SL7010 which resembles the Reebok Jam.

Available EXCLUSIVELY AT FOOTLOCKER, be sure to pick up a few pair to be oh so FABOLOUS in the daily school/work fashion show!! Thank you Melissa, Jenny, & Mark!!!

Monday, August 24, 2009

Dangerously Beautiful X FSF Giveaway


To celebrate their 2nd season, Dangerously Beautiful wants to giveaway some goodies to their beloved Female Sneaker Fiends. Two (2) winners will each win their choice of:

Turquoise Pimps, Black Grind (size small)
Black Neon Sign, Poison (size large)

Giveaway Guidelines:
-Age / Location (City, State)
-Which products do you want? Turquoise Pimps, Black Grind (size small) or Black Neon Sign, Poison (size large).
-Answer the question: What is your most Dangerously Beautiful Quality?

Contest begins Monday August 24, 2009 and ends Sunday September 6, 2009
Two (2) winners will be chosen at random from the entries/comments in this post.

Be sure to check out Dangerously Beautiful at and and stay tuned for their Holiday 2009 season in the next few months.

Friday, August 21, 2009

PF Flyer New Vantages

PF Flyers is reintroducing more kicks from their Archival Reissue Collection. This time it's their Vantage tennis kicks, first out in the 1940s, and now updated with new materials like waxed "osnaburg/suede". (What is that?) This is a classy low slung look, and available in both men's and women's sizes. Available at Saks Fifth Avenue and $80.

These would look great with those Upper Playground DWP hoodies, right?

KG playing for Chelsea FC! (okay, maybe not)

Well, it's no secret that I'm a Boston Celtics fan and a Bodega customer, so this new collaboration is right down my alley: Kevin Garnett is demonstrating his love and respect for English Premier League's soccer team Chelsea Football Club (CFC) by coming out with a collab jersey and scarf, available only at Boston-based Bodega.

The beautiful TS-Commander LT kicks are available for $125 at adidas performance stores, Jimmy Jazz, and Eurosport. I bet they don't come out in smaller than a size 7 men's though....

Monday, August 17, 2009

Upper Playground's DWP Premium Hoodies

Regatta Oversize Check

These look like some sweet summer/fall jackets from our friends at Upper Playground. I love the materials! (Ignore the stiff models, cuz I think women could rock them better...) $120 at Upper Playground. Fun, fun. More colors available too...

Oxford Gingham

They have all kinds of classy details, including a full liner, interior pocket and UP art label, chest welt pocket and 2 side welt pockets.

Gatsby Seersucker

Friday, August 14, 2009

Sneak Peek: Shmack womens collection S/S 2010

So last month I had the opportunity to meet with Jacob George design director of Shmack footwear. We chatted about our favorite pairs of kicks , ate some chicken and talked about Shmack's first women's collection. Jacob told me that this collection was made 100% from scratch and they didn't want their first women's collection to have the typical flowers or pastel color uniform. Shmack wants the ladies to have fashion forward yet sporty footwear. There were a lot of pictures that I took but all of them could not fit in this post, so here are some of my favorites from the collection.....

The Crowbar

The Katana

The Lexi

Jacob was so generous that he hooked me up with a pair of Crowbars.

So ladies are you feeling them? Do you see yourself rockin' them?

Shouts to Jacob for the sneaker hookup!!! This collection will hit stores in Spring of 2010.