State of Sneakers: 40 Die Hard Sneaker Fans Discuss The Good And Bad of Sneakers

Name: Troy Hudson
Age: 37
Location: Pasadena, CA
Twitter / Instagram: @yaboyteroy

What Is Your Favorite Sneaker?

I have a white and black pair of Nike Shox Turbo that I got while in Oregon! Those go!

How Often Do You Buy New Sneakers?

About three times a year.

What's The Most You've Spent On A Pair Of Sneakers?

$130.

How Many Pairs Of Sneakers Do You Have?

30.

Do You Collect A Specific Type Of Sneaker?

Not really, I prefer to wear running-type shoes like, the old Shox, Air Max, Clima Cools.

Have You Ever Sold A Pair Of Sneakers?:

No. I give them away.

How Often Do You Look At Sneakers On The Internet?:

Monthly.

What Is The First Thing That Comes To Mind When You Hear The Term Sneakerhead?:

Someone who needs to get a savings account and do something better with their time and money!!!

What Are Your Feelings On The State Of Sneakers Right Now?:

I don't particularly care for the bright colors and weird designs that they're putting on almost every shoe. I'm a basketball guy, so these KDs, CP3s, and LBJs in the bright, weird colors annoy me. In order to match I have to look like I fell into a highlighter paintball war!!

What Has Changed About Sneakers In The Last 5/10/20 Years To You?:

Colors are more vivid. Like an artist drank all his paints and peed on the sneakers.

 

Prices are getting ridiculously high, while it still costs 38 cents to make the shoe!

 

What Would You Like To See Change In The Future?:

Prices are getting ridiculously high, while it still costs 38 cents to make the shoe! Knock it off y'all!

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