Top 18 Sneaker Pickups of 2018

It’s that time again, another year in the books! 2018 was the craziest year in my 10+ years of buying sneakers – filled with collabs and heat releases almost every week! Having to narrow down my pickups to only 18 pairs was no easy task but I finally managed to get it done. Check out my countdown as I go from 18 to 1, and see how it compares to your list!

Canada Got Sole Presents: True to Size, Ep. 08 (Ft. Yours Truly!)

If you guys are a part of the Canadian sneaker scene, chances are you’ve heard of the Canada Got Sole crew. What started out as a simple hashtag has over the years grown to become a big Instagram presence, a website, branded merchandise, and now, their very own podcast. I was approached to be a guest for their eighth episode, and was definitely honoured to accept that invitation. Take a listen for yourselves to as I delve into my favourite shoes of all time, my origins as a sneaker aficionado, and what my future holds!

A look ahead to Air Max Month 2018

Nike’s annual Air Max Month starts tomorrow which leads to a culmination on Air Max Day on March 26th! Historically, this month has been a great month for Nike enthusiasts with tons of heat drops, and at least here in Toronto, unique art installations and parties to celebrate the greatness that is Air. With so many pairs releasing, I have to be picky with what I’m planning on copping. With that said, these are the pairs that have caught my eye, sitting at the top of my list:

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Feast or Famine?

I posed this question on my Instagram stories yesterday:

Should certain storied or classic shoes (think along the lines of Air Max 90 “Infrared”, Air Max 95 “Neon”, Air Jordan 1 “Bred”, Air Jordan 3 “Black Cement”) always be stocked on shelves and be available to purchase in stores akin to a general release? Or sold sparingly over the years in limited numbers?

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