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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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Fueling the Future of Footwear: PENSOLE x Footlocker

If you take an already good recipe and add some new ingredients to it to make it even better, you get a better tasting dish, right? That seems to be the case with what Footlocker and PENSOLE Footwear Design Academy … Continue reading

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[Talk Show] Obsessive Sneaker Disorder Episode​ #344 “Full Court Press” 4/22 @ 10 pm EST

Obsessive Sneaker Disorder Episode​ #344 “Full Court Press” 4/22 @ 10 pm EST ​Join the Sole Doctors & Disorderlies on Wednesday (4/22) at 10 p.m. as we discuss Under Armour leasing the former YMCA building on Barbur Boulevard, next to Duniway Park in … Continue reading

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[Talk Show] Episode #322 “Been Around the World: Steven F. Smith” 10/1 @ 10 p.m. ET

Join the Sole Doctors & Disorderlies on Wednesday at 10 pm for Episode #322 as we’re joined by Steven F. Smith, the footwear designer involved in the creation of the Reebok PUMP, the PUMP Fury and a number of classic … Continue reading

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PENSOLE’s SOLEHOLDER: Change Has To Make Sense (Cents)

D’Wayne Edwards, the Founder of PENSOLE Footwear Design Academy, is a change agent!  What more needs to be said? Change has to make sense (cents) and D’Wayne Edwards has been making a lot of sense for well over 2 decades … Continue reading

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World Sneaker Championship: The Champ Is Here

The votes have been tallied by Sports Illustrated and the winners of the 2014 PENSOLE World Sneaker Championship are…….

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[Talk Show] Episode #317 “Footwear Design with Cheresse Thornhill” 8/20 @ 10 pm ET

Episode #317 “Footwear Design with Cheresse Thornhill” 8/20 @ 10 pm ET Joining the Sole Doctors & Disorderlies on Wednesday is Cheresse Thornhill, Footwear Designer at Nike, who’ll discuss how she got into footwear design, what it was like designing … Continue reading

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World Sneaker Championship: The Final 8

We’ve been reporting  about the World Sneaker Championship by PENSOLE and joining us on Episodes #315 and #316, D’Wayne Edwards along with the students that are competing for the championship have appeared on OSD.

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Kickstory: Craig Heisner

Craig Heisner, President of Newton Running, shared a Kickstory about his passion for sneakers that he’s had from a young age. Watch Episode #313 to hear the full story.

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adidas ZX Flux: The Kickstory

When the adidas Originals ZX Flux sneakers hit the ‘Net and the news started to spread about the photo app that would allow ‘heads to customize them, we discussed them on Episode #305.

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