We Treat the Originals As Gospel and the New Versions As Second Class
For most sneakerheads, a retro will never ever, ever, ever, attain the quality standards of the original releases. For Star Wars fans, Episode 4, 5, and 6 were the best things since sliced bread. You can't even talk to some Star Wars fans about episodes 1, 2, 3. Have you seen what some of these sneakerheads say about Jordan retros? It's like they're the Jar Jar Binks of Jordans.