4. You actively find other brands to separate you from the pack.
No one wants to look like a sheep. That's why plenty of sneakerheads diversify their footwear with everything from independent brands to high-fashion kicks. Granted, the price points can get steep, but can you put a price on stunting? Sure, sometimes—and in the case of all-red Balenciaga Arenas, that price is $545. Nothing is more embarassing than rolling up to a spot and seeing someone else wearing the same stuff as you. So when everyone is wearing Givenchy, move on to the next, and stay ahead of the #latepass express.