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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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Paper Chasr Leaves OSD!

In what many would say is a surprise move, Sean “Paper Chasr” Williams has suddenly left OSD and is taking a new position in California as the new Creative Director for Skechers. He will start his new job immediately and … Continue reading

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[Video] Sean Williams: The Evolution of Basketball Sneakers

Sean Williams: The Evolution of Basketball Sneakers Sean “Paper Chasr” Williams has been very busy! Yeah, that may be an understatement to say the least, but no moss grows under his feet and it doesn’t appear that that’s going to … Continue reading

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[Video] Paper Chasr: My Favorite-Nike Air Max 1

OSD’s Professor of Competitive Response, Paper Chasr, gives us some insight to his favorite sneakers…..the Nike Air Max 1. These sneakers, which were originally released in 1987, have been released in numerous colors, and made of various materials, but Paper … Continue reading

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[Video] OSDLIVE x CityKids: Be GREAT!

Earlier in May, Paper Chasr presented to a group of kids with the CityKids Foundation program in New York City, and shared stories about the sneakers that many of them wear or see on store shelves. The mission of CityKids: … Continue reading

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[Press Release] The Class has become SOLEcial Studies!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Dee Wells OSDLIVE.COM T: 508-579-2108 E: dee@osdlive.com W: www.OSDLIVE.com OSDLIVE.COM SNEAKER CULTURE CLASS EXPANDS Worcester, MA-May 30, 2012-OSDLIVE.com offers class on sneakers, their history and their impact on lifestyles and culture online! As only OSDLIVE.com can, … Continue reading

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[Sneakers] Fila “The Cage” is back & better than ever!

When Scott, better known as Trethousandgt, of DeFy New York wrote, in the winter of 2010, that Fila should retro the Fila “The Cage” sneakers, he hoped that  someone at Fila would be paying attention, and read the article.

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Kickstories: Eli Ettro

It’s always great to meet new folks and hear new stories. One month ago during my 1st trip back to Portland since the PENSOLE Footwear Design Academy opened it’s new facility and RAMP Academy kicked off, I met Mr. Eli … Continue reading

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H-Town Sneaker Summit 1/29/12

This Sunday, January 29th the H-Town Sneaker Summit makes it’s debut at the Reliant Center for their highly anticipated 8th Annual Winter Event from 3-8PM. The Reliant Center is located at Reliant Parks just next door to the historic Astrodome, … Continue reading

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