Sneaker Freaks go for Collectibles

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Sneaker freaks pay big to stay in step with style

KRT Wire | 09/07/2005 |
BY JAWEED KALEEM

Detroit Free Press

“DETROIT – (KRT) – Jason Hall could go two months without wearing the same pair of shoes. He has Dunks for skateboarding, Air Jordans and Air Force Ones for basketball and Air Max Trainers, to name a few – all that he’ll wear casually, but carefully. He’s worn many only once or twice.

They come in combinations of gold and green and pink and brown, with laces that are neon green and bright yellow.

He’s not just somebody with a lot of shoes. And he doesn’t just buy any pair. They have to be special. And rare, like his Lucky Dunks, which could sell for $700 online. And his Cinder Bisons, which he says could go at $500.”

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