DSC_0556Half of the sneaker game is knowing what kicks are out when, and which shops have them. Our Shelf Space column looks at what shops around the country are stocking in a given week, and gives a quick glimpse into the mind of the buyer/manager/owner who put them there.

As we continue our mission of bringing you the insides of the best sneaker spots from around the U.S., we stop in at Foot Soldiers, located in Miami. Izik Gargir and Marco Frabotti gave us a look at 10 of the hottest sneakers currently sitting on its shelves. Hit the jump to see their picks, and what Marco and Izik have to say about each one.

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Supra Skytop Navy Spackle, $120
"Supra has been super-popular as of late and this speckled look offers a little variation to what we already consider a good-looking sneaker."

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adidas Roundhouse Mid, $80
"These adidas Roundhouse Mids feature several different colors and textures which give these sneakers a unique look."

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Air Jordan 1 "Charity", $250
"These 'Charity' Air Jordan 1s originally released on November 2008, and were designed by Tony Taylor Jr., one of the patients at Doernbecher Hospital in Portland. We really like the entire idea of the Doernbecher program."

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Nike SB Dunk Low Pro "Eric Koston", $100
"The SB Dunk Low Premium features all-royal suede with a gold check. What I like the most about these is the red trim on the check. Eric happens to be one of our favorite skaters of all time."

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Nike SB Dunk Low "Street Fighter Chung Li", $100
"These SB Dunk Lows are just incredible to us. The all-baby-blue suede and white check are Chung Li's colors from the fighting game we all grew up on, Super Nintendo's Street Fighter."

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Nike Dunk SB High "Quagmire", $110
"This shoe basically explains itself through the details. It features all-red suede with stitched stars, and is a must-have for your shoe collection. Giggity!"

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Nike Dunk SB Dunk High "Tecate", $110
"These sneakers feature red suede, black leather, and a mid panel made of patent leather with details that resemble the labeling of the Mexican beer, Tecate."

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Vans OTW Alomar, $70
"The OTW line from Vans is the brand's high-end line of sneakers that stray away from all the slip-ons and Sk8-His. These all-white perforated leather sneakers have been doing really well for us."

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Supra Skytop II Tobacco, $125
"The Skytop II features all-dark-brown leather and gives the sneakers a nice vintage look."

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adidas Roundhouse Mid "Phoenix Suns," $100
"These adidas Roundhouse Mids have surprised all of us. The sneakers feature so many panels and a Velcro strap on the laces, and customers come in as soon as we get a new colorway. The latest ones are these 'Phoenix Suns' Roundhouses that are created in the NBA team's colorway."

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Foot Soldiers
100 SE 1st Avenue
Miami, FL 33131
(305) 374-3501

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