Spilling coffee on your new Jordans. Having the internet go down right before a major release. Yellowing midsoles despite a half-dozen packets of silica gel and a perfect shrink-wrap job. All of these sneaker tragedies pale in comparison to the ultimate insult — being called a hypebeast. But why? What's so wrong with that? Because there are decided advantages, too. We present to you 10 Reasons You Should Be A Hypebeast. Embrace the hate.

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