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If you spend much time on Youtube, Twitter, or Instagram, you have probably come across the name Franalations. Better known as Fran in the sneaker world, he, like most people in the sneaker world, has a genuine passion for his kicks. His Instagram takes a daily trip on the sneakerside of life, and if you take a look at his Youtube channel, you will see a collection of sneakers that rivals some of the best. 

As part of Collectors Week, Jacques Slade caught up with @Franalations to talk about his life as a collector and what it is that he loves so much about sneakers. From coveted Nike SB Dunks, to Jordan Retros, to even a few Foamposites that you will instantly recognize, we learn more about the man behind all the sneakers and what its like when your deadstock collection has more shoes in it than most people have in their entire collection.  

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