There is an inherent clash between sneaker culture and the fashion world. Having a unique, over-the-top pair of sneakers is what the whole neck-breaking thing is all about, but if you go too crazy with the fashion you look like a peacock. Sure you can rock the white tee/jeans/high tops all summer, but for those of you who want to take it a step further and go all-in on the style tip, we've put together a new series called, "From the Ground Up" to give some thoughts on how to rock a pair of bright kicks.

Eric Koston is a skater with a long line of covetable signature shoes under his belt and his latest Nike SB color-up is yet another series to add to the box stacks in the closet. The "Thai Temple" Highs and less hyped but equally dope blue suede lows are a great addition to any collection. But what should you wear them with? Keep clicking for your ultimate guide on how to get fly From The Ground Up...