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The Bootleg Nikes That Got Banned by Big Tobacco

After a DIY designer made a pair of sneakers that riffed on Newport’s packaging, its legal team came after him with everything it had.
VICE Staff
10.19.18
sneakers by vice

This Nonprofit Donates Sneakers to Homeless and At-Risk Youth

Hav A Sole is trying to help vulnerable citizens get back on their feet, one pair of shoes at a time.
VICE Staff
8.17.18
Drugs

Girl Leaves Drugs in Friend's Shoes Then Sells Shoes to Stranger

"I had the worst thought of u taking them on holiday and being caught with them n felt sooo bad hahah."
Mac Hackett
2.27.18
Sneakers

How to Tell If Your Expensive Sneakers Are Fakes

If you’re going to spend $1,300 on Yeezys, let Yu-Ming Wu take a look at them first
VICE Staff
11.14.17
Comics!

'VICE Sneakers,' Today's Comic by Nick Gazin

A comprehensive guide to the hottest new sneakers coming out by VICE's resident sneakerhead.
Nick Gazin
9.15.17
food art

The Art of “Shoe-Shi,” Shoe-Shaped Sushi

Chef Yujia Hu crafts raw fish kicks that look good enough to wear (and eat).
Diana Shi
5.6.17
esportes de verão

Thirty Years Strong: Nike Air Max Remains Iconic Sports Fashion Piece

In terms of actual functional running shoes, it's tough to think of a product other than the Air Max that is still deemed cool fashion wear.
Corey Erdman
4.10.17
cults

The Heaven's Gate Nikes and the Sneakerheads Who Collect Them

From nondescript dad shoes to rare collectors item, all thanks to a mass suicide.
Justin Caffier
3.15.17
product design

Vintage Italian Product Design is Immortalized as Fly Sneakers

Gianluca Gimini’s mission to preserve old Italian product design has lead him to the sneaker game.
Andrew Nunes
2.26.17
Design

Vans Turns 50: How a Brand Changed in Order to Stay the Same

Vans notables, including Steve Van Doren himself (the son of Vans co-founder, Paul Van Doren), gave us the skinny on growing older, getting better, and above all, staying gold.
Emerson Rosenthal
11.18.16
Stuff

New Balance Sneakers Back Trump's Presidency

Desus and Mero talk about how the sneaker brand makes the least-woke kicks around on the latest episode of their late night VICELAND talk show.
Sarah Bellman
11.11.16
Art

Shiny Nikes Are Insta-Gold in the Hamptons | Insta of the Week

One giant shoe, two colors, and 140,000 Swarovski crystals make 'Air Jordan 1 (Gold)' a spectacle.
Beckett Mufson
7.8.16
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