Thoughts On The Supreme x Timberland F/W ’16 Collaboration

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A large part of Supreme’s allure every season is the collabs. ‘Preme fans all over the world wait with baited breath at the beginning of every season to see what kind of fire is going to be emptying their wallets for the next few months.

These collabs are usually not announced in advance, and sometimes come to light mere days before they release. Supreme certainly keeps you on your toes, and this season’s first footwear collab with Timberland was just announced, consisting of Timberland’s classic Field Boot (releasing sometime in December) and Lug Shoe (releasing Thursday). read more


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How To Have The Best Raffle Experience Possible

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Sneaker raffles. Can’t live with ’em, can’t live without ’em. Some sneakerheads can’t stand them. They’d rather do it old-school first come, first serve style and wait in line for hours or days to secure their pair. Some sneakerheads understand that they’re a necessary evil with the way hype is nowadays, and will gladly trudge to their local mall to fill out tickets.

No matter how you feel about raffles, you’ve got to do ’em to get the shoes that you want … so you might as well make the process as easy as possible. We’ve compiled a little guide of tips and tricks to make the experience as smooth as possible, and we figured now’s as good of a time as any to share it as you’ll probably be heading to the mall to raffle for the Bred I’s this week. Let’s get right to it. read more


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Music Mondays: August 29th

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For today’s edition of Music Mondays, we’re bringing you one of the most fire remixes of 2016. Here’s Rob $tone’s “Chill Bill” remix, featuring D.R.A.M., Denzel Curry, and Cousin Stizz.


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5 Must-Have Graphic Tees For Fall

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A little over a week ago, we decried the rock tee. We said it was washed. We said the trend was over (which it is).

But we understand that you probably have a few rock tees in your wardrobe … and now you need something to replace them. Even if you don’t have any rock tees that need replacing, you need to be sure that you have a few heater graphic tees in your wardrobe as they’re an essential fall layering piece. We know a good graphic tee when we see one, so we thought we’d share 5 of our favorites with you, and we even included the links to the product pages so you can cop if you’re so inclined. read more


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Jimmy Kimmel’s Latest Stunt Proves The Yeezy Thirst Is Too Real

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Ah, talk shows. The domain of puffed-up talking heads, underpaid writers, bad jokes and celebrity guests. You know they suck, but you just can’t stop watching them. There’s an addictive quality about them that can’t quite be quantified, and that’s just what makes them so damn enjoyable to watch.

Here at KicksOneTwo, we try our best to avoid watching these shows … but sometimes we fall into the network television trap and can’t turn them off. And we’ll admit, occasionally they’re funny … and sometimes they’re even related to the culture we love. read more


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The Bred I, My Favorite Jordan Ever Is Coming Back Next Weekend.

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It’s been almost 3 years. 3 long years since the last time my favorite Jordan ever dropped. I went through withdraws. I took my pair out to rock, then put it back in the box because I didn’t want to mess it up, then I took it out again and put it on my feet.

I wore it in the winter. The summer. The spring. The fall. I wore it at any and every given opportunity, yet I somehow still managed to keep my favorite shoes ever crispy.

And now, they’re dropping again next weekend. That’s right, the Bred I’s are back on shelves next Saturday … and Jordan Brand was sure to do them justice. I’m geeked. The quality looks incredible, and copping them will give me a chance to put my 2013’s back on ice for a few years. read more


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NEW MUSIC ALERT: Knucky’s “That Part” Freestyle Is Fire

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Here at KicksOneTwo, we do our best to show love to local artists dropping great music … and one of our favorite Minneapolis rappers dropped a HEATER of a remix to one of the summer’s best songs today.

Knucky, from the Free Lunch crew just released the video for his remix of Schoolboy Q and Kanye West’s ‘That Part”, and we’ve got to admit: it might just be our favorite remix of the track yet. Check it out below, and see for yourself.

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The Intricacies Of Sneaker Design

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Sneaker design is dope. The thought, time, and creativity that goes into designing silhouettes, choosing  materials, and nailing the little details that make a shoe unique is a special skill, and one that not many people possess.

Most of us can just imagine and dream about creating our own sneaker silhouette (no, making a custom colorway on NikeID doesn’t count), but thanks to Hypebeast, at least we can get a chance to see the process happen from the ground up.

John Tang, founder and creative director of FRONTEER¬†(and former creative director of K-Swiss) breaks down the process of creating a shoe in the video, from the initial creative process of finding inspiration in something (rock climbing shoes in his case), to sketching out the sneaker’s design (freehand to ink to markers), to working on the tech pack (which is what the factory needs to make sure the proportions of the shoe are proper and all the correct materials are used). Check it out below. read more


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Jordan I “Top 3”: Our Thoughts

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Here at KicksOneTwo, our love for the Jordan I is widely known. We’ve waxed poetic about it many a time over our 2+ years of existence. We wear them all the time. We stay up to date on new releases and colorways, and that’s what we’re discussing today.

Earlier this year, blogs were bubbling with the news that a “What The” Jordan I would be dropping on November 28th, one day after Black Friday. Photoshop experts across the Internet were coming up with mock colorways, of the shoe, and it was a classic sneaker situation: lots of questions, next to no answers. read more


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Music Mondays: August 22nd

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For today’s edition of Music Mondays, we wanted to bring you an excuse to say “21 21 21” all day. Here’s 21 Savage’s “X”, featuring Future.


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