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Post by breaksRbest » Thu Feb 09, 2006 12:39 pm

I know there's a Consumer/Collectibles thread, but I thought kicks deserve their own thread.

so here it is.

And to start it off........

Marine Parade Etnies - UK Size 10 - US Size 11- EU Size 45 - Japan Size 29

After co-ordinating a highly successful marketing and promotions campaign for the launch of his "Now and Them" album and live tour, Freeland asked Phil Dawson* (a friend and final year student at Chelsea College of Art and Design) to design the Marine Parade shoe.

Working closely with Adam, the etnies design team and Afour distribution, Dawson reworked the classic Callicut shoe, stripping it bare of all its features and rebuilding it, to reflect the personality of the Marine Parade label. His design features soft white leather with the Marine Parade conch shell logo subtly stitched into the sides and chunky navy laces.

"Its been great working with etnies, they have been exceptionally cool and patient while we tried out mad over the top prototypes that, basically through trial and error, we simplified and stripped down to a really subtle classic shoe that I'm really proud of." - Adam Freeland.
Limited Edition: No more will be availabe once they're sold!

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Price: £ 100.00 \ € 148.39

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the Stanton Warrior Adidas kicks are apparently now in production also.

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Post by lynt » Thu Feb 09, 2006 12:41 pm

Was so close to grabbing the Marine Parade Etnies, but decided it's just pissing my money up the wall. $300 inc. shipping? Get outta here.

Would be nice though.

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Post by system » Thu Feb 09, 2006 12:43 pm

make sure to pick up the Louis Vuitton mud scrapers at the same time - only an extra £399!

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Post by gnat » Thu Feb 09, 2006 12:44 pm

OMG GC, you are out of control with the kicks. And the really schmicko spesh ones too. You don't mind do ya? ;)

I love trainers. Have a sizeable collection of maybe 10-11 pairs but nothing too exciting- just Pumas and Asics and Adidas

:I still wear the one same pair all the time though- issues:
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Post by great_magnet » Thu Feb 09, 2006 12:45 pm

I need some new trainers BADLY. Getting well over my converse faze and need something fresh. Any ideas sneaker freakers? Haven't been able to find anything good...
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Post by Fents » Thu Feb 09, 2006 12:48 pm

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Post by breaksRbest » Thu Feb 09, 2006 12:49 pm

great_magnet wrote:I need some new trainers BADLY. Getting well over my converse faze and need something fresh. Any ideas sneaker freakers? Haven't been able to find anything good...



I'll take ya shopping mate.


Lynty, I was close to getting the Etnies too. You're right though, at $300 they would be the most expensive kicks I've ever bought. Only just though :wink:
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Post by great_magnet » Thu Feb 09, 2006 12:50 pm

breaksRbest wrote:
great_magnet wrote:I need some new trainers BADLY. Getting well over my converse faze and need something fresh. Any ideas sneaker freakers? Haven't been able to find anything good...



I'll take ya shopping mate.



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Post by PahMaLa » Thu Feb 09, 2006 12:54 pm

I still have a pair of boots/sneaker type kicks collect dust, I spent $359 smakers on the babies!!
Now these day I can't justify to pay that much on a pair of shoes...as much as I would love too..

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Post by breaksRbest » Thu Feb 09, 2006 12:58 pm

great_magnet wrote:
breaksRbest wrote:
great_magnet wrote:I need some new trainers BADLY. Getting well over my converse faze and need something fresh. Any ideas sneaker freakers? Haven't been able to find anything good...



I'll take ya shopping mate.



8)

That would be sweet as mate!



I've got a few pairs in mind for you already :wink:

just your standard kicks though
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Post by Ag3nT[]0raNg3 » Thu Feb 09, 2006 1:07 pm

i was gunna get some Mobus shoes from street exchange 1/2 sale but they didnt have my size. they look rad. cant find bugger all on the net about them tho?
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Post by ADD_Boy » Thu Feb 09, 2006 1:09 pm

I like these ones:

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Post by nhd » Thu Feb 09, 2006 1:13 pm

15 pairs
japan is calling, but itll will be hard to find sz12s


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Post by breaksRbest » Thu Feb 09, 2006 1:16 pm

ADD_Boy wrote:I like these ones:

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Eric Koston (skater) E's, not too shabby.

kinda look like the Jordan 2 retro's (which I want)


I scored a sample pair of Adio's from that streetwear sale on Victoria St for $50. stoked.
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Post by system » Thu Feb 09, 2006 1:28 pm

breaksRbest wrote:the Jordan 2 retro's

I have to say that the re-issues of the 2's are shocking. I wish I'd bought multiples back in the day. :(
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Post by speakerwrath » Thu Feb 09, 2006 1:30 pm

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mmmm.... num num

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Post by breaksRbest » Thu Feb 09, 2006 1:33 pm

^^^^ I've got those in Black leather

for some reason the tongue digs into the top of my foot and is really uncomfortable
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Post by nic » Thu Feb 09, 2006 1:35 pm

Got these on the weekend. Tried to break em in at Gimme but they are still fluroescnet white, not dirty enough!

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Post by breaksRbest » Thu Feb 09, 2006 1:39 pm

kicks should NEVER be worn in on purpose :shock:

as soon as they're taken off they're cleaned and put back in the box, wrapped in the original crepe paper

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Post by nic » Thu Feb 09, 2006 1:41 pm

no these were way toooooo white, I just wanted a little beer n ash grime in the cracks. just a little patina. Gimme is no good for getting dirty at....

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Post by system » Thu Feb 09, 2006 1:41 pm

bring on the Air Stab re-issues. :)
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Post by satori » Thu Feb 09, 2006 1:49 pm

oh come on... you cant go past a fly pair of Puma Satori's. :P
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Post by Rob M » Thu Feb 09, 2006 2:07 pm

what's with all the nike love? they look horrid.

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Post by Fents » Thu Feb 09, 2006 2:16 pm

breaksRbest wrote:kicks should NEVER be worn in on purpose :shock:

as soon as they're taken off they're cleaned and put back in the box, wrapped in the original crepe paper

(I'm not really that bad)


You sound like Ruxspin :lol:

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Post by fooishbar » Thu Feb 09, 2006 2:20 pm

when I moved, I finally had to throw away my beloved Acupunctures that I'd had for years. *sigh*
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Post by cha_chaos » Thu Feb 09, 2006 2:32 pm

ok, i dont know the big details... but here are my main shoes

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^nike alpha force... erm mens US 11
had these for about 2-3 weeks


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^Reebok DJ's, US 11
had these for about 3 months i think... i nearly never wear either of them tho


annnnd black globes for general use
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Post by breaksRbest » Thu Feb 09, 2006 2:51 pm

Rob M wrote:what's with all the nike love? they look horrid.



THEY look horrid?

you're saying that every pair of Nike's ever made, or currently on sale look horrid?
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Post by numz » Thu Feb 09, 2006 2:56 pm

Rob M wrote:what's with all the nike love? they look horrid.

pfft..

BrB - just scored a pair of BLK/WHT/purple AM90's...
huh

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Post by ADD_Boy » Thu Feb 09, 2006 2:58 pm

breaksRbest wrote:
Rob M wrote:what's with all the nike love? they look horrid.



THEY look horrid?

you're saying that every pair of Nike's ever made, or currently on sale look horrid?


I tend to agree that some of the kicks (Not only Nikes) at the moment do look pretty wrong.
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Post by breaksRbest » Thu Feb 09, 2006 3:03 pm

nice one Numz, have ya cleaned your Underworld's yet?


I just saw a pair of Air Max 360 Limited (Chinese Football Team, Black laser-etched) at Hype DC.

I think Ijust found my next pair
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Post by breaksRbest » Thu Feb 09, 2006 3:04 pm

ADD_Boy wrote:
breaksRbest wrote:
Rob M wrote:what's with all the nike love? they look horrid.



THEY look horrid?

you're saying that every pair of Nike's ever made, or currently on sale look horrid?


I tend to agree that some of the kicks (Not only Nikes) at the moment do look pretty wrong.


yeah, I agree. But ALL Nikes look horrid?
That's just stupid
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Post by numz » Thu Feb 09, 2006 3:07 pm

breaksRbest wrote:nice one Numz, have ya cleaned your Underworld's yet?


I just saw a pair of Air Max 360 Limited (Chinese Football Team, Black laser-etched) at Hype DC.

I think Ijust found my next pair

niiice...

Underworld's still at my mates...! :shock: ain't even looked at em... bet the dirt has made its way into the teflon, never to be scrubbed off... errgh
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Post by ADD_Boy » Thu Feb 09, 2006 3:12 pm

breaksRbest wrote:
ADD_Boy wrote:
breaksRbest wrote:
Rob M wrote:what's with all the nike love? they look horrid.



THEY look horrid?

you're saying that every pair of Nike's ever made, or currently on sale look horrid?


I tend to agree that some of the kicks (Not only Nikes) at the moment do look pretty wrong.


yeah, I agree. But ALL Nikes look horrid?
That's just stupid


Agreed.
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Post by mixtress » Thu Feb 09, 2006 3:12 pm

Fents wrote:Image

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^^^ ^^^ ^^^

They've got a window to the sole...


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Post by PahMaLa » Thu Feb 09, 2006 3:14 pm

LOL @ mixxie!

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Post by PahMaLa » Thu Feb 09, 2006 3:14 pm

fooishbar wrote:when I moved, I finally had to throw away my beloved Acupunctures that I'd had for years. *sigh*


Do they even make those anymore!?

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Post by DBoy » Thu Feb 09, 2006 3:57 pm

yeah yeah yeah, nike nike nike.

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never stayed far from my Adidas. Since i was 12.


Except for that I have had 3 versions of these.
Lakai Arsenals. Dope, well made, never fail Japanese style.

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The v1's were white and grey. can't find image.

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Post by fooishbar » Thu Feb 09, 2006 4:00 pm

D wrote:
fooishbar wrote:when I moved, I finally had to throw away my beloved Acupunctures that I'd had for years. *sigh*


Do they even make those anymore!?

they did about six years ago. wearing them in involved blood (there was a ridge on the shoe about halfway through the ridge on my sole), and when they wore out, there was blood too (from the plastic rubbing against the heel). but shit, I still loved them.
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Post by PahMaLa » Thu Feb 09, 2006 4:12 pm

fooishbar wrote:
D wrote:
fooishbar wrote:when I moved, I finally had to throw away my beloved Acupunctures that I'd had for years. *sigh*


Do they even make those anymore!?

they did about six years ago. wearing them in involved blood (there was a ridge on the shoe about halfway through the ridge on my sole), and when they wore out, there was blood too (from the plastic rubbing against the heel). but shit, I still loved them.


Ouch! I never had a pair myself other mates did I was more into my Royal Eslastics!

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DBoy wrote:

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The v1's were white and grey. can't find image.


Oooo I like those/that.

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Post by breaksRbest » Thu Feb 09, 2006 4:50 pm

D wrote: I was more into my Royal Eslastics!


I was a big fan of those too, the original ones that had a grey flame thing goin' on the side

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those Lakai's are tiday D-Boy.

the thread has just started, I'll get onto my love for all things non-Nike soon :roll:
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Post by Rob M » Thu Feb 09, 2006 5:39 pm

ADD_Boy wrote:
breaksRbest wrote:
ADD_Boy wrote:
breaksRbest wrote:
Rob M wrote:what's with all the nike love? they look horrid.



THEY look horrid?

you're saying that every pair of Nike's ever made, or currently on sale look horrid?


I tend to agree that some of the kicks (Not only Nikes) at the moment do look pretty wrong.


yeah, I agree. But ALL Nikes look horrid?
That's just stupid


Agreed.


All nikes, past and present look shit. Jordans are shit. It's all shit. I've owned a few nikes, they last like what, 3 months...wow, good workmanship on those. took all but 30c to make any of those. but you're paying $200+ on research&dev....ooooh shox! i'm impressed. /sarcasm.

I've got a pair of Mizuno runners, fitted to my foot shape and walk style and they've lasted 3 years so far, with extensive abuse.

If you buy shoes on the merit of style and looks, i don't care. It's your cash, and i'm of the opinion you get what you pay for. I've had a shocking run with Nikes and will never buy them ever. Haven't since '99 anyway. My point is, they still look as bad as they are made.

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Post by nic » Thu Feb 09, 2006 5:44 pm

I've got a pair of Mizuno runners, fitted to my foot shape and walk style and they've lasted 3 years so far, with extensive abuse.


So you buy shoes based on comfort, fit and function only? :lol:
Come on you must have some aesthetic senses!!! You cant really tell how comfortable a shoe is until you have bought it and worn it anyway.

I have to say I buy on looks first, its impossible to ignore the way things look...unless you are an engineer.
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Post by system » Thu Feb 09, 2006 5:45 pm

Rob M wrote:All nikes, past and present look shit.

agree to disagree.

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Post by breaksRbest » Thu Feb 09, 2006 5:57 pm

system wrote:
BTW: BAN!


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Post by mecka » Thu Feb 09, 2006 5:59 pm

mmm I'm jumping on the cynic bandwagon but... i'm simply over the whole sneaker thing. I but em cos they're comfortable and durable, not because they're limited edition whatsits in gaudy horrible colour schemes and what the hells with "classic" styling? Its just selling the same old shit they were selling 15 years ago except now they charge a fucking arm and a leg for it.
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Post by system » Thu Feb 09, 2006 6:04 pm

they always charged an arm and a leg for the good ones. :|
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