"Surprise" isn't normally a word that you'd associate with sneakers. Releases are planned months—if not years—in advance, and even the hyper-est hyperstrike usually leaks out one way or another. Professional athletes find favorite styles and stick to them, companies design models that they think will sell. In most cases, a surprise in sneakers is a bad thing. But not always. And if it wasn't for the occasional risk-taker, this whole sneaker thing would be a lot less interesting. Check out The Biggest Surprises in Sneaker History and let us know your thoughts below.
Nov. 4–5, 2017 in Long Beach, CAExclusive drops, one-of-a-kind art, and
riveting panels featuring André 3000
A$AP Ferg · Don C · Lonzo Ball and more
Performances by N*E*R*D · Gucci Mane
Young Thug · M.I.A. · A-TRAK
DJ Khaled · Jaden Smith and more