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2009 Wrap Up – Top 5 Hyped Sneakers – Limited Hype

Posted by definitive touch, January 10th, 2010

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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

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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

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And what says Massachusetts like Lobster.

3. DQM x Nike Air Max 90 Bacon

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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

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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

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2 colorways came out this year, but both the black and Olive Green colorways are one of our tops shoes for the year.

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