Not all great sneaker releases are overseas exclusives, but some of the best ones are. And it makes a pain in the ass to cop kicks. If you live in the USA, it's tough to set yourself apart from everyone who's just buying whatever is released at the local chain retailer, and the easiest way to do this is by wearing something that's not available in the States.

Buying sneakers from a boutique in Bulgaria isn't a seamless process, and it shouldn't be. But that's what makes receiving and wearing the sneakers a more gratifying process. Only the dedicated are going to score these limited sneakers, and it's stressful. If you've ever woke up at 3 a.m., paid way too much in conversion rates, or had your sneakers held up in customs, you know where we're coming from. Here are The 10 Most Annoying Things About Buying Sneakers From Overseas.

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