Category Archives: OSD

Angel Martinez: Change Footwear & More

There are a number of ‘game changers’ when it comes to sneakers and some names ring bells and some are unknown and a goal of the OSD is to shine the light, brightly, on people. It’s that simple…..shine the light … Continue reading

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Jordan Heads Brooklyn x Breakfast Club Power 105.1 FM: Sneaker Culture LIVES🙌🏾

The Jordan Heads Brooklyn team- Calvan, Bat, and DD- sat down with the Breakfast Club Power 105.1 FM team of DJ Envy, Angela Yee and Charlamagne Tha God to talk about Jordan Heads Brooklyn store, sneaker culture, their reality TV … Continue reading

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SOLEcial Studies Online Course is BACK for Winter 1718

That’s RIGHT…..OSD’s SOLEcial Studies sneaker industry educational program is back! The program is available to everyone and classes meet once a week for 2-hours on Tuesdays from 8 pm to 10 pm ET. The 8-week program begins on Tuesday, Feb. 13th … Continue reading

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[Video] Nora Vasconcellos: Skateboarding At It’s Best!

If you’re not into skateboarding and you may not have heard about Nora, but don’t worry…. making a lot of noise as a skateboarder, artist, and all-around inspirator! Nora Vasconcellos, who grew up in Pembroke, Massachusetts, is the main character … Continue reading

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Fear of God x Nike in 2018: Is It REAL?

Social media today is a real motherf*#ker and everyone is an expert when it comes to marketing.  I mean, everyone has an opinion about who’s dating whom, which brands are collaborating and who’s buying their competitor and pulling an Avon … Continue reading

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Washington, D.C. Teen Believed To Be Killed For Sneakers

The family of James Anthony Smith, the 17-year-old, murdered on 12/18/2017 over what many believe were his ‘Win Like ’96’ Air Jordan 11 sneakers, will celebrate Christmas grieving the loss of their beloved young prince. As parents and educators (non-traditional) our aim … Continue reading

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Timberland 50009: Let’s Do This Like Brutus!

When you’re obsessed with footwear that means that you look at ALL footwear and while there are a bunch of shoe companies out there, one that caught my attention in 1987 is Timberland. I was introduced to Timberland boots by … Continue reading

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Video: PENSOLE x OSDLive Footwear Industry Panel Boston Public Schools

On Saturday, October 28th, D’Wayne touched down in Boston and when I say that he assembled an all-star cast of footwear designers, Product Line Managers (PLMs), materials and trends folks and sales folks, my words don’t do justice to the … Continue reading

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PENSOLE: Footwear Industry Panel At Boston Public Schools Open House

When you enter the doors at PENSOLE Footwear Design Academy, located in downtown Portland, Oregon, you’ll quickly realize that you’re entering a studio that is unlike any other space that exists in the world. No, I didn’t mistype the words … Continue reading

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Buy YOUR OSD Stickers!

The Obsessive Sneaker Disorder (OSD) vinyl, die-cut stickers have arrived! The cost is $5 for 1 sticker or 3 stickers for $10 (Price includes shipping anywhere in the world.) Pay with PayPal and send payment to info@osdlive.com. [youtube]https://youtu.be/l2Rwl0dXNJk[/youtube]

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