Sole Mates

Sole Mates: Ismaila "Ish" Traore and the Nike Air Force 1
Footwear 

Sole Mates: Ismaila "Ish" Traore and the Nike Air Force 1

The Coral Studios co-founder discusses the Air Force 1’s cultural impact, his love of cult favorite colorways like the “Invisible Woman” and more.

Sole Mates: Ju Working on Projects and the Nike Sky Force
Footwear 

Sole Mates: Ju Working on Projects and the Nike Sky Force

The fine artist and designer discusses his “Game Worn” collaboration with Nike, the intersection of athletics and aesthetics and more.

Sole Mates: Anna Bediones and the Air Jordan 11 "Space Jam"
Footwear 

Sole Mates: Anna Bediones and the Air Jordan 11 "Space Jam"

The digital content creator and SoleSavy’s Director of Women’s Strategy speaks on her lifelong love of Air Jordans, how footwear companies should drive more conversation around women and more.

Sole Mates: SneakerDenn and the Nike Dunk “Goldenrod”
Footwear 

Sole Mates: SneakerDenn and the Nike Dunk “Goldenrod”

The seller, curator, and historian on why he believes Dunks are better than SBs.

Sole Mates: Rhuigi Villaseñor and the PUMA Suede
Footwear 

Sole Mates: Rhuigi Villaseñor and the PUMA Suede

The RHUDE founder talks about wearing Suedes since childhood, how he approaches footwear collaborations and more.


Sole Mates: Jaime Xie and the Nike Zoom MMW 4
Footwear 

Sole Mates: Jaime Xie and the Nike Zoom MMW 4

The ‘Bling Empire’ underdog might be a sneaker rookie, but she’s steadily amassing a significant collection.

Sole Mates: Nick DePaula and the Nike Zoom Hyperflight
Footwear 

Sole Mates: Nick DePaula and the Nike Zoom Hyperflight

The veteran sneaker reporter discusses his affinity for the Zoom Hyperflight, how signature hoop shoes have changed since the turn of the century and more.

Sole Mates: Vashtie and the Air Jordan 2
Footwear 

Sole Mates: Vashtie and the Air Jordan 2

“Downtown’s Sweetheart” discusses everything from working at the Stüssy store during iconic releases to becoming the first woman with an Air Jordan collaboration.

Sole Mates: Ben Simmons and the Nike Blazer
Footwear 

Sole Mates: Ben Simmons and the Nike Blazer

The three-time NBA All-Star on sneaker culture in Australia, the significance of the Nike Blazer, receiving kicks from LeBron James and more.

Sole Mates: Tyler Adams and the Air Jordan 4
Footwear 

Sole Mates: Tyler Adams and the Air Jordan 4

The USMNT footballer on his love for Jordan, the scene in Leipzig and his mum’s sneaker collection.

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