Somewhere along the line, "sneakerhead" became a bad word. Maybe it's because it originated with people outside the sneaker world, or—more likely—because people outside the sneaker world started using it as a derogatory term. Whatever. Those same people probably think the idea of owning 100-plus (or 1,000-plus) pairs of sneakers is crazy too, but it's not like you're going to give THAT up. Right? So it's time we took the word back, and expressed pride in being who we are—sneakerheads. Because even the lamest of sneakerheads is better than a non-sneakerhead. Are you with us? Never mind the haters, here's Why You Should Be Proud to Be a Sneakerhead.

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