Tag Archives: Sneakers

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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[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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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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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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World Sneaker Championship: Maxwell Lund

The champion is in the building and we have to say that Maxell Lund made a lot of noise and let folks know that he was in NYC to claim his crown and a big ass check!

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OSD’s SOLEcial Studies Returns for Summer 2015

OSD is happy to announce the return of it’s acclaimed footwear industry training program called SOLEcial Studies. Having previously been taught in New York at the Parsons New School of Design, and the University of Oregon as part of the … Continue reading

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