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04-09-12, 04:11 PM #1
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Hey guys, here are some of my collections over the years. Many were sold, those kept are the ones that I truly loved! Still hunting my holy grails like tate, footpatrol 35th and all the bathing ape 1st series.

[Image: adidas01.jpg]
[Image: adidas02.jpg]
[Image: adidas05.jpg]
[Image: adidas03-1.jpg]
[Image: adidaskzklot2.jpg]
[Image: snake1.jpg]

04-09-12, 04:13 PM #2
Lorrie Uncomfortably Energetic ******
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Pics don't work!

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04-09-12, 04:27 PM #3
olskool720 Supposedly retired Supe buyer *****
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zip seal bags? hmm. the locked in air doesn't discolor the rubber soles or any other shoe part.
thanks for sharing. i'd rock the pro mods.

04-09-12, 04:40 PM #4
benji half a pound of treacle *****
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Kinky

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04-09-12, 04:45 PM #5
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The loading is terrible.. I do have problems viewing the pics.

Anyway, I did some research on keeping shoes. Some say leave the shoes untouched, or some say store them in ziplock bags instead of other toxic plastic wraps. I couldn't afford of leaving them naked because of the humid climate I'm living in. The best I could do is store them away from sunlight and use dehumidifier. Well, so far the shoes are pretty okay (thankfully), consider some of them are more than 5yrs.

I will try to keep this post alive by posting more pics. Any comments are welcome.. cheers
Another pic
[Image: adidas03.jpg]

04-09-12, 04:57 PM #6
Sweet_Kicks adidas *****
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Do you ever wear any of them?

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04-09-12, 11:54 PM #7
pukkabruv Posting Freak *****
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yeah nice collection, and i know they look amazing, but ya gotta wear them mate. atleast some of them

05-09-12, 01:12 AM #8
Lorrie Uncomfortably Energetic ******
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Yeah. Get them out of the bags and onto your feet

If God gives you lemons you should find a new God

05-09-12, 10:50 AM #9
llcoolgee Drexciyan Wavejumper *****
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Wear that shit Laughing. Make em grubby, clean em. Wear em again, clean em again....and....repeat Cool
Nice daps though.

Rock the Shells

05-09-12, 11:48 AM #10
nikosg "Asics Ass boy" *****
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what the fuck is this?!

if your telling me there are a pair of neighborhood 35ths in my size... sitting in a plastic bag somewhere in this world ill flip

05-09-12, 11:57 AM #11
Shellshock Superstar Duck Hunter *****
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Nice kicks but as everyone else has said, rock dat shit homey! Wink

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05-09-12, 01:05 PM #12
Sneakerphile Peoples Front of Judea ******
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Seriously dude, you gonna piss a lot of people off when they see you got shit like Undefeateds and Unions sitting in sealed bags, un-used.
They are nice, and worth keeping in good condition, but you should wear them once in a while.
This is the wrong place for you if you are a collector in the sense that they are just for display. We are collectors who wear the shoes we love!
Just saying.

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05-09-12, 01:44 PM #13
Old Gregg Posting Freak *****
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Keeping shoes in plastic bags in displays cabinets is a little too weird for me, is it so they wipe clean easily when you've done shaking hot white coconuts from the vainy love tree over them Confused

No matter how pretty they look, they're shoes you should try wearing them once in a while, * awaits response of "I can't, they're not my size!" *

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05-09-12, 03:17 PM #14
retrosolez Guest
 
Thanks for the comments.

First of all, I do wear some of my shoes ranging from adidas to other brands. Besides the superstars, I tried wearing other models like micropacer and ZX series. But I would have to say, the superstar is still the most comfortable and lasting!

But if I were to choose, I would rather sell them than to wear, else it would break my heart. LOL

Okay here are my other collections. Old pictures I took very long ago.
By the way, I'm a UK8.5 - 9

[Image: adidaskzklot2.jpg]
[Image: snake1.jpg]

05-09-12, 05:15 PM #15
vox Big E the Norse Viking God of Thunder *****
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Nice stuff but you need to wear em or you'll end up an old git with a lot unworn shoes in plastic bags. I'm sure some of us had the same idea in the beginning but eventually you come to the conlusion that it's pretty mental to keep unworn shoes in your cupboard.






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