Sole Mates

Sole Mates: Joe La Puma and the Air Jordan 4
Footwear 

Sole Mates: Joe La Puma and the Air Jordan 4

The ‘Sneaker Shopping’ host discusses his history with the AJ4, what he learned from working at sneaker stores, his favorite ‘Sneaker Shopping’ moments and more.

Sole Mates: Stan Smith and the adidas Originals Stan Smith
Footwear 

Sole Mates: Stan Smith and the adidas Originals Stan Smith

Some people think Stan Smith is just a shoe. The legendary tennis player is here to set the record straight.

Sole Mates: 24kGoldn and the Lanvin Curb
Footwear 

Sole Mates: 24kGoldn and the Lanvin Curb

The chart-topping artist talks about the role sneaker culture played in his come-up and his current affinity for Lanvin’s chunky skate shoe.

Sole Mates: Marco Henry Negrete and the Air Jordan 1
Footwear 

Sole Mates: Marco Henry Negrete and the Air Jordan 1

The former Jordan Brand Global Editorial Lead and new VP of Content and Communications at SoleSavy speaks on the Air Jordan 1 and working with the Jumpman family.

Sole Mates: Bubblekoppe and the Nike Air Total Max Uptempo
Footwear 

Sole Mates: Bubblekoppe and the Nike Air Total Max Uptempo

Bubblekoppe founder Justin Paul Ronné discusses his favorite Air Max silhouette just ahead of his page’s 10th anniversary.

Sole Mates: Alex Wolfe and the Birkenstock Rotterdam Moto Boot
Footwear 

Sole Mates: Alex Wolfe and the Birkenstock Rotterdam Moto Boot

Central Saint Martins’ Wolfe on his vision of the world, unexpected design combinations, and the future of Birkenstock.

Sole Mates: Nigel Sylvester and the Air Jordan 1
Footwear 

Sole Mates: Nigel Sylvester and the Air Jordan 1

The BMX star talks about how the AJ1 meets his athletic and aesthetic needs, what collaborating with Jordan Brand is like and more.

Sole Mates: Mr. Bailey and the Nike ISPA Road Warrior
Footwear 

Sole Mates: Mr. Bailey and the Nike ISPA Road Warrior

The independent product designer on disrupting the footwear industry’s mainstream.

Sole Mates: Deon Point and the Concepts x Nike Dunk SB “When Pigs Fly”
Footwear 

Sole Mates: Deon Point and the Concepts x Nike Dunk SB “When Pigs Fly”

Concepts’ creative director on the backstory and inspiration behind his Nike collaboration.

Sole Mates: Mike Cherman and the visvim Christo
Footwear 

Sole Mates: Mike Cherman and the visvim Christo

The Chinatown Market founder riffs on how the Christo has accompanied him through his career, discusses how a sandal can be a proper luxury item and more.

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