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Video: Tyga reveals his closets with 100,000 USD worth of sneakers
Tyga gives Joe La Puma a tour of his sneaker and clothing collection for Complex Closets and shows four different closets, a huge array of BAPE shoes, Louis Vuitton clothes and sunglasses, and 1-of-1 customs. Source: Complex, YouTube.
Video: 'Stranger Things' star Caleb McLaughlin's shares his sneaker collection
Caleb McLaughlin, star of Netflix's award winning 'Stranger Things,' takes us through his incredible sneaker collection in The Hollywood Reporter's Sneakerheads. Source: The Hollywood Reporter, YouTube.
Video: How the Berlin Wall gave birth to Germany's sneaker culture
Sole Origins heads to Germany to go inside the global headquarters of sneaker companies Adidas and Puma and uncovers the long-time rivalry between both brands. Berlin's biggest sneaker boutique owners talk about how the fall of the Berlin Wall jump started sneaker culture in Germany's biggest city. Source: Complex, YouTube.
Video: Meet the millennial disrupting sneakerhead culture
Sophia Altholz, founder and creator of SophDawg, always thought of herself as a doodler and drawer. She took this hobby and turned it into a passion. Using a questionnaire to learn more about a customer, she creates custom sneakers with colorful characters and designs. Source: Insider, YouTube.
Video: We Went To The Fake Sneaker Capital Of China (HBO)
After the sun sets in Putian, thousands of bikes carrying fake sneakers hit the streets. The lace-up black market is no secret in Putian, and it's where you can find Chan, a vendor with a knack for getting high-quality pairs off the streets and into the hands of hypebeasts on the other side of the globe. Source: Youtube, VICE News
Video: How to Clean Your Sneakers: The Ultimate Beginner's Guide
Cleaning your sneakers seems so simple until you actually set out to do it. There are lots of factors, such as what material your sneakers are made of, what type of cleaning products you should use, and how you should use them. Source: Youtube, Highsnobiety
Video: 'From the Ground Up' Explores How Sustainability is Impacting the Sneaker Industry
Highsnobiety sits down with Paul Gaudio, the global creative director of adidas, and Allbirds CEO Joey Zwillinger to discuss how they are making huge strides on combating waste and creating more sustainable sneakers. Source: Highsnobiety Channel, YouTube.
Video: Ecoalf creates sneakers made from algae and ocean plastic
Spanish fashion brand Ecoalf has unveiled a new footwear collection made entirely from recycled ocean and river waste. Source: Dezeen, YouTube.
Video: P.O.D.System shoe by adidas embraces a design from the 1990s
Adidas Originals has reimagined a cushioning system it developed in the 1990s to create a shoe that is "built for natural motion". Source: Dezeen, YouTube.
Video: Minidoc - Sneaker Culture
From the street to the runway, sneakers can now be seen everywhere on everyone. How did the sneaker's reign over footwear come to be? Source: M2M – Made To Measure, YouTube.