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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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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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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: 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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SOLEcial Studies Fall 2015 Registration NOW OPEN!

That’s right sneaker lovers and future footwear professionals.  The world renowned SOLEcial Studies 8 week (online) program is back again for Fall 2015. Registration is NOW OPEN for classes starting on October 13th, 2015. If you’re ready to have your perception … Continue reading

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[Photos] Sneaker Social at Gillette Stadium 4/6

Gillette Stadium in Foxboro, Massachusetts has been the scene of some BIG events that have included the New England Patriots hoisting Superbowl Championship banners in 2004 (XXXVIII), 2005 (XXXIX) along with a number of great games played by the Revolution … Continue reading

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[Kickstory] Nike Air Trainer Huarache (2001)

The Nike Air Trainer Huarache sneakers were released during the spring of 1992 and even though the black, grey and white pair wasn’t the first colorway released, they did make a big splash. The first time I saw the sneakers, … Continue reading

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[Recap] “Out of the Box: The Rise of Sneaker Culture”

If there ever was a moment in time when a person realized that what they thought was a small and somewhat ‘weird’ thing to be into, I experienced a defining moment last week while visiting Toronto, Ontario and the Bata … Continue reading

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