Tokyo-based shoe cleaning and repair shop The Way Things Go claims that its employee Naoki Terashima is “the winner of all Japan shoeshine championship 2019.” Watch him do his thing in this relaxing video. We await his anime biopic.
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Hasbro and Asics teamed up to create two designs of the Gel Lyte 3 sneaker based on G.I. Joe’s ninjas. The Storm Shadow version features a gray on white upper, while the Snake Eyes version has a black scale pattern. Both have a drawing of Zartan on their outsole.
Here’s something that all online shoe stores should have. Wannaby’s Wanna Kicks is an augmented reality app for iOS. It projects 3D models of commercially available sneakers on your feet. The models are sized to your feet and accurately change perspective when you move.
Store extra cash, a spare key and other small valuables in your shoes with Storage Soles. It’s a foam insole that comes with a durable and removable storage compartment. The insole is a size 12, but it has guide lines that let you cut it to smaller sizes, down to a size 8.
Paul George’s PG 2 Nike shoe debuted with a PlayStation 4 colorway. Nike is back with another signature shoe for the Oklahoma City Thunder star, and with it another PlayStation colorway. This time the sneaker pays homage to the original 1994 gaming console. Drops 12/1/18.
Sanuk’s soft and low boots will your feet warm and comfortable after a long day at work or for a long day of chilling. They have a puffy jacket upper, faux shearling liners, foam footbeds, sawtooth sole and an easy entry heel. Also available in women’s and youth sizes.
Freakersneaks made limited-edition Air Jordan IVs themed after the Game Boy and one of its classic games, Super Mario Land. The sneakers feature a pressable d-pad and buttons on the heel, and a Game Boy cartridge as the tag. They cost a crazy $1,350, but still sold out.