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Ryan Swanger  Just a Dad that likes sneakers. Member of @nationofsoles

Why do my feet look so big in these??? 😥 One of the best shoes ever, and definitely better than any shoe released this year (to me). Speaking of @deonpoint and the @cncpts crew, have you all been following that they’re releasing apparel next season? I know there are quite a few devotees of Concepts that follow me. What do y’all think of what they’ve shown so far? I lm definitely going after a few pieces.
Concepts x NB C note

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I’ve been stocking up on olives and browns for fall, so expect more of these as the temperature begins to drop. Definitely a top 10 all time colorway for me.
Ronnie x Asics
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I think this pair may be akin to a tree falling in the woods for many, but they are one of my most worn pairs. The burgundy stands out with the muted colors that I typically wear, and that shiny gold logo has retro vibes that I love. Also, this was the first pair that someone from Instagram ever helped me acquire, which is pretty dang cool. Much thanks to my friend @selmaksebbagh for getting these for me at Sneakerness last year. They’ll always be in my collection.
Sneakerness x Asics Gel Lyte V ‘passport’

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I love the color combination on the original Footpatrol Sagas, and how the upper feels like the Marlboro man’s jacket. I was disappointed to not see as much of the gas mask on the new pair. Have a good Sunday y’all. I’m working. 😐

Footpatrol x Asics Gel Saga

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My love of sneakers really stems from running in many of the silhouettes that I collect. Given that, a new shoe for actual running is about as good as it gets for me. I’ve run all week in the new Pegasus 35 Turbo, and at this point feel like I have enough runs in to provide feedback. First off, I am not that technical with running, so I’m not going to be going into specifics. If you want a thorough review, I’d suggest checking out the article from @matthalfhill on @nicekicks. Here’s my take...I have large, flat feet, and I’m not overly small for a runner, so comfort and cushion are big factors for me. A couple of miles into my first run, this pair was noticeably more firm than my beloved Skechers, so I was concerned. However, soon thereafter I started to adjust to the lower to the ground and relatively light feel of this shoe and I found its magic. The ZoomX midsole provides the best combination of cushion, support and lightweight feel under feet that I’ve ever run in. I haven’t done any 15+ mile runs in them yet, so stay tuned for that, but for 2–10 mile runs I find them to be excellent. Whereas I typically feel the weight of high cushion shoes over the course of a run, that combination of the weight/cushion feel on the Turbos makes them more comfortable to me the longer I run. I’ve had negative splits in every run in them so far, which is a rarity for me. The upper is the most comfortable knit upper that I’ve ever run in too. They’re wider than a lot of lightweight running shoes, which I find more comfortable the longer that I get into my runs. I recommend going a half size up unless you’re one of the weirdos that likes to run in tight shoes. I hope this helps those of y’all considering trying them out for running.
Nike Zoom Pegasus 35 Turbo

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The best pinnacle release from last year imo. That said, with Air Max I tend to prefer GRs with OG-like materials and mesh over premium leather pairs like this. For my Air Max friends, which do you prefer? Vintage vibes or premium materials when it comes to Air Max?

Nike Air Max 1 Pinnacle ‘mushroom’

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Life can be like a jungle. It’s not only the big animals that can kill you. Just when you think you’re safe, one lick from a poisonous frog and you’re toast. Just gotta keep your eyes on getting to the other side, and don’t stop no matter what fears or pain you have to face.
Atmos x Nike Air Max 1 with @j.clay_socks and @jamesperse pants

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So I guess the Solebox 1500s that I posted this morning were too boring. No red tags, only one midsole, etc. How ‘bout these?

Sneakersnstuff x New Balance 1500 ‘RGB pack’

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You all I know I love Concepts and Ronnie’s work, but I would rank Solebox collabs (with @hikmetsugoer) right up there also. The 1500 finals are simple, but the materials selections are spot on, and that mesh is fannnnntastic!

Solebox x New Balance 1500 ‘finals - green’

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I’ve been buying more runners in OG colorways lately (LOTS of grey NBs). One of the biggest reasons is we just aren’t getting great collabs as frequently as we once did. I was looking for a particular Asics collab this morning, and as I scrolled through the Asics collab list from 2015, I was reminded that there were 35 pairs in just that year that I liked a lot. 35!?!?? Times have changed, but all good. I’m playing the long game anyways. I know some prefer the C note, and I definitely can understand why, but these are my favorite 998s.

Concepts x New Balance 998 ‘mint’

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A final super bright Air Max pair today, which I find to be masterclass. I’ve opined on my love for this pair many times, so I’ll just say that CDGs collection of collabs are worth looking into if you aren’t familiar. To some, many of them might seem plain, but I love how they consistently take a simple color palette and create a common aesthetic across a myriad of Nike’s classic silhouettes.
CDG x Nike Air Max 180

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