Walk into NYC's staple cool-guy sneaker shop ALIFE and you'll be greeted by Jesse Villanueva, a man who wears many hats for the company. Jesse is the store's account executive, buyer, and brand manager, and his love and knowledge for sneakers has landed him a New York Times profile as well as a spot in a Blackberry commerical. The man who resides on the daily at 158 Rivington put together a year-end list that includes Nike's Lunar series, the new take on the Jordan 1, and even the left-of-center Jeremy Scott x adidas "Teddy Bear". What else cracked his top ten? Find out by clicking below...

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