After a couple of weeks spent taking advantage of social polls to finesse user data, we’re surprised: who knew anyone still cared about ball shoes?
Over All-Star Weekend, we posed a series of questions about retro lines, retro models and new-wave signatures. We half expected expecting a tribe of Triple S wearing adolescents to tell us that basketball's wave has crashed, but we got the opposite. In fact, the one sneaker polled that sat on the bulk spectrum (Dior Homme’s Trainer, aka the best high-fashion sneaker in existence), got shot down.
Our most staggering find was this: people aren’t down for Kanye to bring back one of his most sought-after designer ever. We’re for Kanye as much as anyone, but we couldn’t agree more: death to 'Red Octobers'.