Thursday, September 22, 2011

Sneakerpimps Chicago - September 23rd @ HOB

Once again, SP rolls into the Windy City bringing sneaker lovers and hip hop heads.  This year, the music line-up includes Mos Def and Talib Kweli.  Check out the details below and save the date!

Sneak of the Week: Nike 6.0 WMNS Dunk High - Bold Berry

Another Dunk High finds it's way into the Sneak of the Week bunch today by way of the Nike 6.0 line.  I must say, I think I'm in love.  I know, I know, I say that alot, but this time I'm for really real! The stunning mix of bright pink "croc" embossed nubuck against textured silver side panels and toe box scream "premium" to me.  I can't believe these are essentially, a 6.0 GR.  But then again, I shouldn't be surprised.  Nike 6.0 has put a number of astonishing Dunk Highs in the past few years and I see that the brand has no intention on stopping.  Okdeen! This sweet pair will be available at NY shop ExtraButter.  I gotta make a phone call...

Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Windy City Sole Summit Recap

Just a few pics from the Windy City Sole Summit which took place on September 5th.  I arrived super late and everyone was just about packing up but I managed to catch up with a few of my sneaker friends and snap some quick shots.  I'm really glad Chicago is getting more and more sneaker events - it's about time! This was also the same day that Monica (teamSFS) and I met up with AstroWifey for the sneakHer nail art party (if you follow me on twitter, you might've seen me talking about this).  A sneak peak from the shoot is below as well.

Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Air Jordan XIV (14) Girls - Black/Desert Pink

An all-new Air Jordan 14 Retro for girls is slated to release this November.  The colorway consists of a black base with rich, deep (desert) pink accents.  Most interesting about this new pair is the contrast of materials - nubuck and glossy synthetic panels - which really seem to work well here.  Is this a winner for the ladys? We'll have to see on November 19th when these arrive in retail stores. via Villa's FB page.

Monday, September 19, 2011

adidas Originals - Women's Honey Hook

If you live in the midwest, you know that Fall is unofficially upon us.  While I am sad to say my goodbyes to Summer, I am looking forward to switching up the wardrobe and adding a few new pairs of kicks to the line-up.  One possible addition is the above pictured adidas Originals Honey Hook.  Super rich turquoise blue nubuck is paired with a black twill tongue and vulcanized rubber outsole, which provides a durable base for this pair.  Hook lacing is the final touch and gives these a rugged yet casual appeal.  Very cute :) You can check out this pair now at SNS.

Thursday, September 15, 2011

sneakHerbox interviews Lori Lobenstine

As the founder of the world's first online sneaker community for women, Female Sneaker Fiend, Lori Lobenstine is a cultural pioneer, businesswoman and inspiration to female sneaker heads around the world.  Lori continues her domination of an oft male-centered industry through her next venture, Girls Got Kicks, an insightful book which takes a look at the female sneaker movement with perspective from the ladies themselves.  A first of it's kind, Girls Got Kicks is highly anticipated amongst members of our community and it is sure to be a staple for any sneaker enthusiast.  Lori took some time out from her very busy schedule to chat with about the new book, what keeps her inspired, and common misconceptions females in the sneaker culture are met with.   Keep reading to see Lori's full interview!