Twit-Kicks All-Star: Andy Oliver from Canada (@andyoliverwpg)

Twit-Kicks All-Star: Andy Oliver from Canada (@andyoliverwpg)


Andy and his Jordan Retro Vs

Each Tuesday/Thursday we've been asking our followers to Twit-Pic the sneakers they are wearing that day, and some followers have been so consistent in tweeting heat that we got to thinking that they deserved to be recognized. So, being proactive as we are around these parts, we came up with an idea to showcase the 10 best sneakers in a Complex follower's sneaker collection every Thursday. Meet this week's all-star.

Twitter Alias: @andyoliverwpg

Following: 317

Followers: 323

Real name: Andy Oliver

Location: Winnipeg, Manitoba

Day job: iPhone App Developer (greatbigapps.com)

Last sneaker purchased: Black/Red Jordan 1 AJKO

Prized sneaker in collection: Black Jordan V. Not the most valuable, but my favorite nonetheless.

Holy Grail: McFly Hyperdunk. I really love the Hyperdunk, and I missed out on these. I haven't picked them up because I can't stomach the re-seller's asking price.

Approximate size of sneaker collection: 160+ pairs.

How it is that you have such a solid collection: I started by acquiring all of the sneakers that I wanted as a kid and couldn't afford, but now my purchases are driven by more than nostalgia. As I get older, I'm finding a growing appreciation for design and build quality, and my collection is changing accordingly. Of course, I'll still pick up retros if they're interesting, but I'm finding more and more of my sneaker budget being spent on shoes by brands like Ransom and Clae. I pick up 2 to 4 pairs a month, and since I wear everything in my collection, I try to focus on pieces that I'll want to wear long term.

Keep reading to see Andy's top 10 kicks from his collection...

10AsicsNiceKicks
10. Nice Kicks x Ronnie Fieg Asics Gel Lyte III

Andy says: Bold color and great materials from my favorite sneaker site Nice Kicks and designer Ronnie Fieg. The Gel Lyte III is terribly under appreciated.

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9AdidasZX9000
9. adidas ZX9000

Andy says: Extremely light and comfortable in a classic colorway. My favorite Adidas runner.

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8UnTiffanyDunk
8. Nike Dunk Low "Un-Tiffany"

Andy says: Lesser known than its counterpart, but dope nonetheless. 3M and patent done the right way.

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7AdidasRansomSummit
7. Ransom for adidas Summit Boot

Andy says: Being from Canada a good boot is a must and these are the best. Subtle colors, great details, and super rugged.

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6AirMax1NL
6. Nike Air Max 1 NL

Andy says: Wish these had a liner, but the colorway and materials are top notch.

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5AirForce1Bobbito
5. Nike Air Force 1 Low "Cool Bob Love pack"

Andy says: Unique combination of colors and leathers make these my favorite Air Forces in my collection.

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4AirMax90Homegrown
4. Nike Air Max 90 "Homegrown"

Andy says: Wish they still made Air Max 90's like these. Cork insole is a nice touch.

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3Jordan8Aqua
3. Air Jordan Retro 8

Andy says: A truly original design from Jordan. Killer colorway. In my opinion, the most comfortable Jordan ever.

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2Air180
2. Nike Air 180 "Opium"

Andy says: The most underrated model of all time. Love the neoprene liner. Looking forward to more 180 retros this year.

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1JordanV
1. Air Jordan Retro V

Andy says: These are yellowing, but they're still the perfect shoe. Inspired design that manages to avoid looking gimmicky. This is the shoe that I lusted after as a kid.

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