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Should I or shouldn't I buy... (clothing item)?

Discussion in 'Streetwear and Denim' started by kronik, Jun 25, 2008.

  1. penanceroyaltea

    penanceroyaltea Distinguished Member

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    The cheaper one kinda sucks.

    Would just pay more if can afford or just pass on em.. there’ll always be the next hype sneaker around the corner anyway
     

  2. White Lotus

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    the color way is meh.

    Nike is coming out with way better and cleaner colorways and its cheaper.

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  3. White Lotus

    White Lotus Senior Member

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    Opinions on this leather jacket?
     

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    Superb0bo Distinguished Member

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    Why is anyone into that type of sneakers (bulky "hype stuff) ? Honestly don't get it.
     

  5. Jonas251

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    Nostalgia
     

  6. Superb0bo

    Superb0bo Distinguished Member

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    ^^ nostalgia would imply old styles right. Like the old air maxes (which are bulky and comfy).
     

  7. Jonas251

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    What I’m referring to is less literal and more based on the general cultural momentum sneakers have gained over the last 35 years. Although these models don’t look like old models, they bring the same, function driven and bold approach as the models of old, just adapted to newer technology. But the ethos is the same and I think that is what creates attraction through nostalgia.
     

  8. dieworkwear

    dieworkwear Mahatma Jawndi Dubiously Honored

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    You mean the React Elements? I don't think they're bulky. I think they're a very sleek, forward facing kind of sneaker. Not sure there's any kind of nostalgia attached.
     

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    I think the nostalgia resides in what those shoes have come to represent of the past (I.e advancement in technology, human achievement and social rights of the 20th century).

    This is the main marketing platform of Nike.
     

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    @dieworkwear I had to google react elements, but I guess so? I just dont get the hype/appeal. Same with yeezy, cannot fathom why people who are not diehard Kanye fans would be interested.

    edit: I guess im just not in the intended market bracket, dont have to understand everything...
     

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    I am not a hype beasty person but I like the Yeezy in the digital zebra
     

  12. Benesyed

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  13. gdl203

    gdl203 Affiliate Vendor Dubiously Honored Affiliate Vendor

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    Desert sand is good - I have those - work well with OD color or khaki bottoms. Look better with beige/grey socks than white IMO
     

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    The mid/hi top version is cool

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    Margiela zip cardigan with painted effect (underlying sweater is 75 cotton/25% nylon). Thoughts?

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