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21 May '14

OLD SOLE, NEW TRICKS: XLIII

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Aloha all,
So recently, I've been getting asked how or where I hunt for sneakers online... Being that the market is quite crazy for buying sneakers here locally, I've somewhat fell into conditioning myself into becoming an online deal hunter, and have learned to let really good sneakers go due to them somehow getting caught in the crosshairs of hype (making them ridiculously hard to get). On the other side of all that, because certain pairs fall into the grimelight, it leaves many underrated pairs sitting comfortably for me to scoop up! It's a shame that appreciative connoisseurs have to battle for what they love these days, only to often lose to some lucky, spoiled or blinded "cool guy." Anyhow, for today's OSNT post, I've comprised a quick and humble list of a few deals I would go for... All sneakers listed below are accompanied by a link or two to the site you can still find them at retail price or lower. I've also spent a quick second to add a few for the ladies... I hope my choices aren't too biased for your liking as I consciously made an effort to skip the hyped crap... Enjoy.
 
Nike N7 Free Forward Moc 2
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website: http://store.nike.com/us/en_us/pd/n7-free-forward-moc-2-shoe/pid-1055000
 
Nike Flyknit Racer Turq/Green/Black
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website: http://www.runningwarehouse.com/Nike_Flyknit_Racer/descpageMRS-NFNR9.html
 
Nike Flyknit Racer White/Volt/Black
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website: http://www.runningwarehouse.com/Nike_Flyknit_Racer/descpageMRS-NFNRX.html
 
Nike Air Footscape Woven Motion
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website: http://shop.bdgastore.com/products/air-footscape-woven-motion-1
website: http://www.ubiqlife.com/air-footscape-woven-motion-dark-base-grey-102265.html
 
Nike Air Max Triax '94
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website: http://www.sneakersnstuff.com/en/product/14209/nike-air-max-triax-94
 
Nike Air Max Triax '94
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website: http://www.sneakersnstuff.com/en/product/14772/nike-air-max-triax-94
 
Nike Lunar Presto
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website: http://www.footlocker.com/product/model:207107/sku:79915060/nike-lunar-presto-mens/black/grey/?cm=GLOBAL%20SEARCH%3A%20KEYWORD%20SEARCH
 
Nike Air Max 98 "White/Team Orange"
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website: http://exit-36.com/collections/mens-nike/products/nike-air-max-98-white-team-orange
website: http://www.endclothing.com/brands/nike-air-max/nike-air-max-98.html
 
Nike Air Max Span TXT
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website: http://www.sneakersnstuff.com/en/product/14154/nike-air-max-span-txt
 
Nike Footscape Desert Chukka Woven "Wheat"
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website: http://sneakerfiend.bigcartel.com/product/nike-air-footscape-desert-chukka-woven-wheat
 
Nike Air Max 90 Lunar C3.0 - Infrared
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website: http://packershoes.com/collections/nike/products/941-nike-air-max-lunar-90-c3-0
 
Nike Lunarfly 306 (Laser Crimson/Black-White)
LUNARFLY-306-QS-RED-PERSPECTIVE
website: http://shop.cncpts.com/products/nike-lunarfly-306-laser-crimson-black-white
 
Nike Free Inneva Woven (Mine Grey/Laser Orange)
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website: http://shop.cncpts.com/products/nike-free-inneva-woven-mine-grey-laser-orange
 
Nike SB Dunk High Pro "J Pack - Royal"
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website: http://www.thepremierstore.com/product_detail.cfm?CatID=8&PID=23128
 
Nike SB Dunk Low Pro "J Pack - Bred"
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website: http://www.thepremierstore.com/product_detail.cfm?CatID=8&PID=23127
 
Nike Air Max 93 Size? Exclusive
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website: http://www.size.co.uk/product/nike-air-max-93---size--exclusive/018459/
 
Nike Air Max 1 OG
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website: http://www.sneakersnstuff.com/en/product/10825/nike-air-max-1-og
 
Nike Air Footscape Motion
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website: http://www.ubiqlife.com/air-footscape-motion-black-99214.html
 
Nike Wmns Internalationalist
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website: http://www.sneakersnstuff.com/en/product/14928/reebok-pump-running-dual-vintage
 
Nike Wmns Air Huarache
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website: http://www.sneakersnstuff.com/en/product/14962/adidas-equipment-running-support
 
Nike Wmns Air Max Thea
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website: http://shop.bdgastore.com/products/wmns-air-max-thea-2
 
Nike Wmns Dunk Sky Hi Wedge
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website: http://shop.nordstrom.com/s/nike-dunk-sky-hi-wedge-sneaker-women
 
Asics Gel-Lyte III "Grey/Purple"
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website: http://exit-36.com/collections/men-s-asics/products/asics-gel-lyte-iii-grey-purple
website: http://sneakerfiend.bigcartel.com/product/asics-gel-lyte-iii-grey-purple-teal
 
Asics GT-II - White/Soft Grey
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website: http://sneakerpolitics.com/collections/asics/products/asics-gt-ii-white-soft-grey
website: http://www.pys.com/asics-men-gt-ii-white-soft-gray-ash407n-0113-100
 
New Balance M998BT "National Parks"
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website: http://exit-36.com/collections/mens-new-balance/products/new-balance-m998bt-national-parks
website: http://sneakerfiend.bigcartel.com/product/new-balance-998-white-red-blue
 
New Balance M997NV - Navy
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website: http://packershoes.com/collections/new-arrivals/products/new-balance-997-navy-m997nv
website: http://shop.kithnyc.com/products/new-balance-m997-navy-white
 
New Balance M997GY (Grey/White)
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website: http://shop.cncpts.com/products/new-balance-m997gy-grey-white
 
New Balance M996 Made in USA
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website: http://www.pys.com/new-balance-m996-made-in-usa-nbm996-100
 
New Balance x The Tannery US574M1 "Marathon"
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website: http://shop.cncpts.com/products/new-balance-x-the-tannery-us574m1-marathon-brown-black
 
New Balance x J.Crew M998JS1 "Pebble Blue"
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website: https://www.jcrew.com/mens_category/shoes/sneakers/PRDOVR~95527/95527.jsp?color_name=pebble-blue
 
Clarks Originals Vulco Spear Whipstitch
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website: http://www.endclothing.com/brands/clarks-originals/clarks-originals-vulco-spear-whipstitch-181466.html
 
adidas Equipment Running Support
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website: http://www.sneakersnstuff.com/en/product/14962/adidas-equipment-running-support
 
Saucony Shadow Original (grey/white)
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website: http://www.pys.com/saucony-men-shadow-original-grey-white-7
website: http://www.endclothing.com/brands/saucony/saucony-shadow-original-197425.html
 
Saucony Shadow 6000 (white/gray/navy)
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website: http://www.pys.com/saucony-men-shadow-original-grey-white-7
 
Saucony Shadow 5000 Premium
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website: http://www.size.co.uk/product/saucony-shadow-5000-premium/143895/
website: http://www.ubiqlife.com/shadow-5000-grey-102152.html
 
Saucony Womens Jazz Original
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website: http://www.sneakersnstuff.com/en/product/15041/saucony-jazz-original
 
Visvim FBT Corduroy (Olive)
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website: http://shop.cncpts.com/products/visvim-fbt-corduroy-olive
 
Puma CREAM XT2 C Tropicalia (Black)
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wesite: http://www.endclothing.com/brands/puma/puma-cream-xt2-c-tropicalia.html
 
Puma Trinomic R698 OG
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website: http://www.size.co.uk/product/saucony-shadow-5000-premium/143895/
 
Puma Disc Tropicalia Women's
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website: http://www.ubiqlife.com/disc-tropicalia-women-s-white-101852.html
 
Cole Haan Lunargrand Long Wingtip (Foliage/Deco Green)
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website: http://shop.cncpts.com/products/cole-haan-lunargrand-long-wingtip-folige-deco-green
 
Converse x Comme Des Garcons Play Chuck Taylor OX (black)
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website: http://shop.cncpts.com/products/converse-x-comme-des-garcons-play-chuck-taylor-ox-black
 
Converse x Comme Des Garcons Play Chuck Taylor High
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website: https://www.jcrew.com/mens_category/shoes/sneakers/PRDOVR~54488/54488.jsp?color_name=white
 
Converse Jack Purcell Crepe
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website: http://www.size.co.uk/product/converse-jack-purcell-crepe/138361/
 
Gourmet Quadici Lite (Sand/Cyan)
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website: http://shop.cncpts.com/products/gourmet-quadici-lite-sand-cyan
 
Reebok x Garbstore Inferno
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website: http://www.size.co.uk/product/reebok-x-garbstore-inferno/139464/
 
Reebok Pump Running Dual Vintage
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website: http://www.sneakersnstuff.com/en/product/14928/reebok-pump-running-dual-vintage
 
06 Jun '13

OLD SOLE, NEW TRICKS: I

Aloha all!
For those of you whom I haven't had the pleasure of meeting, I would love to introduce myself. I'm Jared, commonly known as Parkz, and currently work on the design team here at FITTED. As a 14-year collector and lover of sneakers, shoes, and various forms of footwear, I've decided to share my insignificant opinions on the latest news dealing with my relationship with footwear. Each pair of worn sneakers will often be accompanied by a story; Where the owner has travelled to, seen, experienced, etc. It is through these memories (whether good or bad) that I have grown a subliminal, yet authentic love for nothing but stitched pieces of fabric and rubber...
 
FAVORITE PICK UPS OF THE WEEK
Air Jordan I Retro High “Black Toe”
What can I say? ...Loved the Beginning Moments Pack of 2007! With this 2013 version, they added the correct tongue label and an extra lace hole, while presenting them in a beautifully nostalgic box, so how on Earth could anyone complain?!
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Cole Haan Lunargrand Chukka Exclusive - Camello
Got lucky and found one locally for a great price. Besides a very beautifully unique color, the Kudu Suede is ridiculously soft and falls nowhere short of quality. I will be sure to catch a few spilled drinks with these at the club...
CH Lunargrand Chukka
Nike Flyknit Chukka Wolf Grey
Set to release 06.22.13 in the States. Still amazed at the beauty of flyknit fabric and how incrediably light these are... Wolf Grey color way = win.
[caption id="attachment_25113" align="alignnone" width="640"]Bobby Filipino rocking his pair early... Photo by Alex Kim Bobby Filipino rocking his pair early... Photo by Alex Kim[/caption]
 
WORTHY MENTIONS ON THE HORIZON
Saint Alfreds X Asics Gel Lyte III releasing 06.08.13
Very nice combination of pastels; Soft look, but deadly on feet. Definitely a favorite amongst Asics runners emerging now. For more info, visit http://stalfred.com...
Saint Alfreds X Asics
Air Jordan XI Low White/Black-True Red releasing 06.08.13
Still don’t know how I feel about these just yet. They definitely look A LOT better than original sampling.
I may need to consider giving these a shot, although I passed on the previous lows without regret.
Jordan XI Low
Air Jordan Retro V “Black Grapes” releasing 06.15.13
What? They took my favorite V’s and turned them black?! [checks picture...]
Clean; Can’t be mad.
Jordan V "Black Grape"