29 Feb '12, 2am

[NEWS]: Sneakerheads are NOT what media has depicted.

[NEWS]: Sneakerheads are NOT what media has depicted.

It has come to our attention that there have been multiple news articles and stories, making reference to “sneakerheads”, “sneaker enthusiasts”, and the “sneaker community” in a negative light that does not accurately portray our collectively held values and culture as a whole. It disgusts and appalls all of us at Nice Kicks, among others within the sneaker community, that a few select individuals resorted to violence for the goal of obtaining a pair of shoes. In recent months the Concord Jordan 11s and of course most recently, the Nike Air Foamposite One “Galaxy.” While Nice Kicks recognizes that the incidents that took place at the Florida Mall in Orlando, FL and a couple of other locations last Friday were not positive events, we formally condemn the stereotyping and generalizing that all persons present were sneakerheads or that these activities are in anyway normal fo...

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