Posts Tagged ‘sneaker con’

“This Is What I Do”

If a recent knock to the U.S. credit rating has made an already skittish American consumer even more so, you wouldn't know it standing in the cascade of flowing jerseys and bobbing baseball caps that swamped D.C. Sneaker Con this weekend, at the Atlas Performing Arts Center on H Street NE. Patrons bought [...]

Photos: Sneaker Con

Sneaker Con Gallery, 1333 H Street, NE.  August 6-7.  © 2011 Matt Dunn

D.C. Sneakerheads Are Conservatives?

Duk-ki Yu, owner of Major, a sneaker store in Georgetown, has been in the shoe game for a minute now. After 20 years of lusting after the contours of various well-designed soles, his personal "stash" of kicks includes thousands. He's had to move his sprawling collection (worth somewhere around $100,000, he guesses) into storage to [...]