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One Sneaker Drop That’s Got Every #Sneakerhead In Town Excited

Abhijeet posted on 22 November


The encore to Kendrick Lamar’s red and blue capsule collection is finally set to drop on Friday, November 25. This classic leather lux collection — olive greens, which emphasise the theme of unity and growth are themed around calling for peace between two LA gangs {no, really!}. The in-sole of the shoe is red and blue which when combined makes green {read monies}. With only 16 pairs up for grabs in India, you can bet the queues are going to be round the block.

#Sneakerheads You Must Follow On Instagram

#Sneakerheads You Must Follow On Instagram

Sneaker love is fast catching up in our country but there are still only a handful of patrons who actually qualify as #Sneakerheads. You know the type who have managed to look past the hype and actually know about sneakers. They are still a rare breed, and their opinion matters. So, if you are looking to get some sneaker loving and find out more about them kicks, here are five Instagram accounts that you need to follow now.

Allen Claudius – Bowties And Bones

A photo posted by Allen Claudius | Bowties&Bones (@bowtiesandbonesblog) on Nov 4, 2016 at 3:15am PDT

Allen is as cool as they come. His long beard and love for kicks will surely give you #sneakergoals. Not to mention, his feed is the best place to heart the latest sneaker drops happening in the country. So, we got around talking to Allen and asked, if he is looking forward to any new sneakers coming to town? And well, he is digging the message of peace Kendrick Lamar in his collaboration with Reebok classics is calling for between the bloods and the crips gang with his capsule collection. And you know all we are saying? Give peace a chance yo!

Uday Shanker – bioblad3

A photo posted by Uday Shanker|Stranger In Suede (@bioblad3) on Nov 6, 2016 at 12:58am PDT

Uday is giving all true Sneakerheads an actual goal. He quit his 9-5 {boring} job in Bangalore and shifted to Delhi to work at VegNonVeg; India’s first multi-brand sneaker-boutique. Now, that’s commitment to passion. And yes, that passion certainly reflects in his Instagram feed. An avid collector, Uday is pumped up about the Lux Leather split collection coming on Friday, November 25.

Abhineet – PureVNV

A photo posted by VegNonVeg (@purevnv) on Nov 10, 2016 at 8:59am PST

If you are in Delhi, Veg Non Veg, where Uday works, is actually a go-to place for all kind of sneakers. From all the classic sneakers over the years to the latest Kendrick Lamar’s {only available here in Delhi}, VNV has it all. It’s like a quaint little museum of cool kicks that gave us {the noobs} our own sneaker goals. If you are ever in Meherchand market in Lodhi colony, you gotta check this place out. And if you are not in Delhi, well tough luck. We are kidding! You still have the Instagram account. Go, follow!

Jonathon – SneakerStan

A photo posted by SNEAKERSTAN (@sneakerstanofficial) on Apr 3, 2016 at 5:49am PDT

Sneakerstan is essentially India’s online sneaker community. Their feed unites and brings together {much like Kendrick Lamar’s Split collection does for LA gangs}, the Sneakerheads of India. Think of it like a platform where all the loyalists take the centre stage — and you have to be an audience here. Feeling the Kicks?

Gokul – Gosky71

A photo posted by Gokul (@goksy71) on Nov 17, 2016 at 11:50pm PST

An auto-blogger, a classic scooter collector and a sneaker-addict? Well, that is dope! Who knew one can have so much awesomeness! But that’s Gokul for you. His feed marries the passion of kicks and automobiles into one giant love for sneakers! Yes, we said the M word.

So, How Do I Get My Hands On The Classics?

Sneakerheads in Bangalore can put their names in the raffle at Reebok X Sprynt pop-up at UB city amphitheatre on Thursday, November 24 and Friday, November 25. The final announcement will take place at 6 pm on Friday, November 25.

You can also pre-book the pair at and receive a private shopping link. The shoes will go on sale at 11am on Friday, November 25, so register now!

This story is in partnership with Reebok.

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