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Sneaker Xchange draws serious footwear fans | The Detroit News

Sneaker Xchange draws serious footwear fans Adam Graham The Detroit News Comments Purchase Image Zoom Organizers Jake Schreier, left, Adam Shapiro, Juan Neal and Drew English have moved their Sneaker Xchange to larger space to handle growing crowds. (Bryan Mitchell / Special to The Detroit News) To many, sneakers are just sneakers , causal shoes you throw on your feet when you need to run to the store or step outside to get the mail. This story is not about those people.

tiffany This story is about Sneakerheads, sneaker obsessives who go out of their way to collect specialty releases and fork over hundreds (sometimes thousands) of dollars for rare and hard-to-find shoes. In the $22 billion-a-year sneaker industry, sneakerheads account for around $1.1 billion in sales, says Matt Powell, a sneaker business analyst.

discount tiffany jewellery Some 1,000 of those sneaker die-hards are expected to show up at the Michigan Sneaker Xchange on Saturday at the Ultimate Soccer Arena in Pontiac, to buy, sell and trade rare Air Jordans, Yeezys and other top sneakers. Around 100 vendors from 10 states will be on hand to display, wheel and deal their kicks.

cheap tiffany jewellery The event is the fourth under the Michigan Sneaker Xchange banner, and this year will upgrade from the 6,000-square-foot Modern Skate Park in Royal Oak to the 45,000-square-foot Ultimate Soccer Arena.

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