Category Archives: SOLEcial Studies

Art For Your Feet: Sneaker Museum event 5/2 Royal Sonesta Boston

The Sneaker Museum and Royal Sonesta Hotel Boston are putting their best foot forward and are currently displaying sneakers from the Sneaker Museum that highlight sneakers as ‘Art For Your Feet’. The lobby exhibit explores the history and impact of sneaker … Continue reading

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Buy Air Jordans on Snapchat? Why YES!

I’ve heard the complaints from my daughter that she wishes she could go back to the ‘old Snapchat before the update’, but it appears that with the update Snapchat and Jordan Brand have chosen to give users an experience and … Continue reading

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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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VIDEO: PENSOLE x OSDLIVE Tour Vibram™ Factory

I had the opportunity to join the PENSOLE Footwear Design Academy team at Vibram™ in North Brookfield, MA and get a firsthand look at how their iconic and durable soles are made. I was introduced to Vibram in the late … 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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Nike LeBron Soldier 11 “Ultramarine”…F R E S H & C L E A N

I like the KITH Nike LeBron XV “Long Live The King” sneakers, but I don’t like the $230 price tag. It’s too expensive and I think LeBron is pricing his sneakers out of reach for the average consumer….who’s a kid … 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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VIDEO: Kim Karhashian Shares Stocks That She Got For Christmas

 People talk a lot about Kanye West and while many love his music, we know that he’s been on his sneaker grind for a while now.  Initially, Kanye worked with Nike and Louis Vuitton on sneakers, but, eventually, Mr. Yeezy … Continue reading

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