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TORONTO (AP) — A letter from a 9-year-old girl has helped Stephen Curry fix online access to his shoes for kids. Riley Morrison of Napa, California, wrote to Curry to tell him she couldn’t buy his Curry 5 shoes because they weren’t available on the Under Armour website. They were only marketed to boys. READ […]

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curry 5, curry 6, gender equality, sneaker culture, sneakerheads, sneakers, stephen curry, under armour -

Steph Curry has gone on record in support of gender equality (though we’ve yet to see any of that translate to equal or even higher pay for the WNBA). In fact, in an essay timed to coincide with Women’s Equality Day 2018, he wrote about the impact his mother, wife, and daughters have had upon his growing awareness and…

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black designers, black fashion, cfda black designers, cfdavogue fashion fund, fashion collabs, kerby jean raymond, pyer moss, pyer moss x reebok, sneaker culture, sneakerheads, sneakers, treat yo self -

Here’s a gift idea you won’t want to miss: Just in time for Black Friday, Pyer Moss’ latest offering in their collaboration with Reebok, the DMX Daytona Experiment 2 in the Chalk colorway, has been restocked on the label’s website.

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Whoopi Goldberg is well-known as a giver of zero fucks, but what is less acknowledged about her—despite her seemingly contradictory identities as both an unapologetic comfort dresser and a constant front-row presence at New York Fashion Week and the Knicks games—is that she’s a bit of a fashion trailblazer.

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kerby jean raymond, pyer moss, reebok, sneaker culture, sneakers -

To say that designer Kerby Jean-Raymond is on the cusp of greatness would be a belated accolade. The CDFA Award-nominated designer of Pyer Moss—who is currently a CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund finalist—has been making a major impression on the fashion industry for years, with socially-conscious shows and of-the-moment…

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It’s no rare thing to be shoe-obsessed, but when it comes to the sneaker-obsessed, writer, producer and actress Lena Waithe is one of a rare breed. Waithe owns over 100 pairs, using her kicks to accent an eclectically casual wardrobe primarily comprised of “queer designers who happen to be brown and makin’ shit,” as…

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I just bought a pair of NMD R1 Primeknit sneakers in Linen. Someone threw a piece of pizza and got a small bit of sauce on the toe. How would I clean that so it doesn’t stain?

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Adidas, Ben Simmons, Damian Lillard, DeMarcus Cousins, Giannis Antetokounmpo, Jayson Tatum, NBA, Nike, Sneaker Stories, Sneakers -

NEW YORK — “It’s about time,” Ben Simmons said with a smile. The 6-foot-10 point guard for the Philadelphia 76ers, and reigning NBA Rookie of the Year, has only been in the league for two years — but in that time he’s had to hold back on which shoes he breaks out on the court […]

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Adidas, Jordan Brand, Li-Ning, Nike, Puma, Sneaker Stories, Sneakers, Style, Tamera Young, Ty Young, WNBA, Women's Basketball -

ATLANTA — The room is the perfect size for an office. Not too big, not too small, a single window, and a closet for storage. Yet Las Vegas Aces forward Tamera Young had other plans for the space when she moved into the house four years ago. She hasn’t been around much, since her basketball […]

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Dallas Wings, Puma, Skylar Diggins, Skylar Diggins-Smith, Sneaker Stories, Sneakers, Style, WNBA -

In the days leading up to June’s 2018 NBA draft, Puma turned heads in an effort to revitalize its basketball division after essentially two decades of irrelevancy. The German sportswear company signed the draft’s two top selections, Deandre Ayton and Marvin Bagley Jr., as well as fellow eventual first-round pick Zhaire Smith, to footwear and […]

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LeBron James, Museums, National Museum of African American History and Culture, NBA, Sneaker Stories, Sneakers -

WASHINGTON — In a single-file line, they trickled into the Oprah Winfrey Theater on the ground level of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) and took their seats. A group of 59 students from across the country, who had journeyed to the nation’s capital in the heart of the summer […]

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Basketball, D-Free, High School Sports, Sneakers -

NEW YORK — Goodbye, July. I’m going to miss you. You won’t be the same next year. Die-hard hoopers recognize July as the pinnacle of high school basketball. July is when schoolboys perform next-level magic on the “shoe circuit,” a series of tournaments sponsored by Nike, Adidas and Under Armour. July is when college coaches […]

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Branding, Kyrie Irving, Nike, Pepsi, Sneaker Stories, Sneakers, Uncle Drew -

“I know I’m old, youngblood, but you wanna switch sneakers? … You sure you don’t wanna switch?” — Uncle Drew, Chapter 1 of Pepsi Max short film series (2012) NEW YORK — Uncle Drew had the shoes before Kyrie Irving. Well, sort of. By now, it’s no secret that Irving, the five-time All-Star point guard […]

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Air Jordan, Chris Webber, Converse, Harlem, Kyrie Irving, Lil Rel Howery, Lisa Leslie, Movies, Nate Robinson, Reebok, Reggie Miller, Shaquille O'Neal, Sneaker Stories, Sneakers, Uncle Drew -

HARLEM, NEW YORK — Outside the AMC Magic Johnson Harlem 9, two days ahead of the anticipated release of the summer basketball movie Uncle Drew, one parked vehicle stands out from the others. It’s a vibrant orange, yellow, red and tan 1970s-era van — the exact one driven by the movie’s lead character, a 70-something […]

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The sneaker industry has gone through many evolutions over the past 30 years, from the […]

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Bullying, Chicago, Entertainment, Kanye West, NYC, Sneakers, TMZ, uniforms, Violence, VMAs -

With bullying and violence plaguing many schools throughout the country, Kanye West says he has a solution and starts with his hometown. On Wednesday, TMZ caught Yeezy in New York City, where he was signing autographs in front of The Mercer Hotel. –Kanye West and Common to bring 20,000 jobs to Chicago They asked if he felt […]

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2012 Olympics, Argentina, Crazy Fan, Fan, Kevin Durant, News, Sneakers, Sports, Team USA, Throws Sneakers -

VIDEO - As a fan recently discovered at Team USA's exhibition game against Argentina last week, throwing sneakers at Kevin Durant will not get you his autograph...

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Air Jordan, Air Jordans, Arthur Walker, Champs Sporting Goods, Dallas, Friday 13th, Kiosk, Mall, Naked, News, Sneakers, Southwest Center Mall -

According to police officials, a naked man was arrested for allegedly driving his truck through Southwest Center Mall in Dallas, attempting to steal clothes and a pair of Air Jordans...

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Anthony Davis, Basketball, NBA, New Orleans Hornets, News, Nike, Sneakers, Sports, Team USA -

theGRIO REPORT - Just one month after trademarking is infamous unibrow, this year's No. 1 overall NBA draft pick, Anthony Davis signed a deal with Nike that will span over the next few years...

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Adidas, Business, Canceled, Jeremy Scott, JS Roundhouse Mid, shackles, Slavery, Sneakers -

(AP) - Adidas canceled plans for a sneaker with a shackle-like ankle cuff Monday night after some critics said it too closely resembled a symbol of slavery...

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Air Yeezy 2, Air Yeezy II, EBay, Harlem, Kanye West, Living, Music, Nike, Shoes, Sneakers, Yeezy II -

theGRIO VIDEO - The Nike Air Yeezy II will be released June 9th at select retailers across the nation. People have been camping outside of shoe stores across the country for over a week, with hopes of getting a pair of the Kanye West-inspired sneakers...

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