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

Name: Raul Muro
Age: 16
Location: Fontana, CA
Twitter / Instagram: @Rjmuro_

What Is Your Favorite Sneaker?:

Jordan VII "Bordeaux."

How Often Do You Buy New Sneakers?:

There isn't a specific time that I do. If I go out and see sneakers that I like for sale, I cop them.

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

$240 for a pair of Concords.

How Many Pairs Of Sneakers Do You Have?:

32 pairs.

Do You Collect A Specific Type Of Sneaker?:

I mostly have Jordans, but I like a little bit of everything. From Jordans to Foams to Shaqs. Everything.

Have You Ever Sold A Pair Of Sneakers?:

Yeah, I sold a pair of Jordan Retro 7 Olympics for $200.

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

I always have to stay up to date with everything. Every time I'm on my phone I'm probably checking some shoes out.

 

Every time I'm on my phone I'm probably checking some shoes out.

 

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

I think of a person who knows about shoes. They don't have to have a lot of shoes to be a sneakerhead, they just need knowledge.

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

I could say it's pretty hyped because it is, but it's just more in demand than any other time. It's just that everyone is trying to get into the shoe game at the same time.

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

Sneakers changed by the prices going up, and the reason shoes are bought. They are being bought so the person who is wearing them can have the popularity that comes with the shoes.

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

I want to see the older guys who claim they're real sneakerheads to stop scolding the new guys who are barely coming up. Everyone starts somewhere.

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