The Shoe: Jordan 13 (Altitude)
The Sneakerhead: Jadakiss, rapper
The Story: "I love Jordans! I'm a Jordan head."
The Shoe: Nike Dunk (4th Of July)
The Sneakerhead: Jason Pino
The Story: "I rock 'em because they look flava, and I live in America. That's it—swag!"
The Shoe: Adidas (Lemar & Dauley)
The Sneakerhead: Haytham Elgawly, Takeover (Jersey City, NJ)
The Story: "Just the brand itself. [Lemar & Dauley] was just an extraordinary streetwear brand. Unfortunately they had their little misunderstanding within the company, but it was an amazing shoe that came out. [It was] really, really slept on, but that's why you gotta get it. You gotta get because you feel a certain way when you see the sneaker."
Nike Delta Force Hi AC (Pink/Black/Orange)
The Shoe: Nike Delta Force Hi AC (Pink/Black/Orange)
The Sneakerhead: Sherin Moustafa
The Story: "I picked these Nikes up one day while shopping out of Westfield and loved them."
The Shoe: Nike Dunk (Freddy Krueger Sample)
The Sneakerhead: Nicholas Fung, CemeteryDrive Customs
The Story: "I got them because they're 1 of 5 [ever made] and I definitely needed them for my collection. I got a pair that was worn, so it kind of pushed me to wear them myself. Now I have a sweet pair of kicks that rarely no one has."
The Shoe: Nike Dunk (Paris)
The Sneakerhead: Addison
The Story: "They're my favorite SBs"
The Shoe: Supreme x Vans (Half Cab Campbell Soup Limited Edition)
The Sneakerhead: Bryant Dope, BryantDope.com
The Story: "They looked fly—that's pretty much it."
The Shoe: Nike Dunk (Skunk)
The Sneakerhead: Josh Smith
The Story: "Because it means weed! [Laughs]"
Nike Air Tech Challenge II Retro (Hot Lava)
The Shoe: Nike Air Tech Challenge II Retro (Hot Lava)
The Sneakerhead: Jay Mosley
The Story: "I got them because they're white and pink—they're fly! I like the bright colors on them. They're the Agassi's. [Andre] Agassi is a legend."
The Shoe: Nike Air Force 180 (Union)
The Sneakerhead: Alex
The Story: "It took 6 years to get 'em! I always been an Air Max head [Laughs]."
The Shoe: Air Force 1 (Closing Ceremony)
The Sneakerhead: "All Day"
The Story: "I collect dunks and these are dope."
The Shoe: Air Max 1 (Safari Pack)
The Sneakerhead: Heather
The Story: "I love the color of them! First off, I love purple. Plus, they're safari, so what gets better? Animal print and purple on a sneaker is comfortable and cute."
The Shoe: Asics (Neon Gel Lyte III)
The Sneakerhead: Kick James, TheCheckOutNYC.com
The Story: "I bought these because I thought the colorway was dope."
The Shoe: Nike Air Force 180 (Olympics)**
The Sneakerhead: Ron Reyes, Bricks Kicks (Newark, NJ)
The Story: "For the love of the sport and shoe."
**Editors Note: These are the 1996 OGs! We just love a pair of rare OGs—gives the wearer more "foot cred." S/O to Ron!