If you're a sneakerhead, you've dealt with all the bullshit that goes down at sneaker boutiques. Some of the stores are really great, but a lot of the struggle stores try and hype themselves up bigger than their rep dictates.
Of course, sneaker boutiques are cooler than your average retail chain mall store, but are all of them really that much better? A lot of the stores partake in suspect activities that we question everyt ime we shop there--from making us line up for damn near a week or just totally ignoring us when we step into the store, it's frustrating for people who just want to cop kicks. And we're saying all of this needs to stop now. There's no need to name names, you know who you are. Here are Things Sneaker Boutiques Do to Make You Think They're Cooler Than They Are.