These sneakers caused day-long lineups around blocks, bank-account damage and worthy or not, their fair share of hype. This list was curated by LimitedHype, a band of young metropolitans keeping readers’ informed of the latest and upcoming lifestyle-related products, experiences and news available. They cover fashion, design, technology, music, automotive, arts, architecture and anything compelling, inspiring or admirable.
1. Nike Air Yeezy
Never has a public gona as crazy for a pair of sneakers. All around the world, kids lined up for days on end to have the chance to purchase these high-priced sneakers, designed by Nike and Kanye West. Like them or not, there is no denying that these 3 sneakers changed the game in 2009
2. Concept x Nike SB Blue Lobster Dunk Low
And what says Massachusetts like Lobster.
3. DQM x Nike Air Max 90 Bacon
If you don’t know Dave’s Quality Meats out of New York City, you should. And nothing captures the vibe of a Butcher-themed shop like sneakers inspired by bacon.
4. Staple x New Balance 575 White Pigeon
Jeff Staple’s Pigeon design has been spread everywhere, including these great looking NB 575’s. Only 1,077 pairs were released, and they went fast.
5. Undefeated x Converse Poorman Weapons
2 colorways came out this year, but both the black and Olive Green colorways are one of our tops shoes for the year.