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From Dorm T-Shirts to Paris Fashion Week: KidSuper | Common Threads

Colm ‘KidSuper’ Dillane went from selling handmade t-shirts out of his college dorm room to having artists like Lil Uzi Vert, 21 Savage and J Balvin buying up his work.
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7:54

The Factory Flawed Air Jordan Worth $143,000

An error that would seem trivial to most has become a phenomenon in the sneaker world. The defect? An upside down Nike swoosh on the left sneaker.
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15:18

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.
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10:30

The Former Sneakerhead Donating Shoes to LA's Homeless

Hav A Sole is trying to help vulnerable citizens get back on their feet, one pair of shoes at a time.
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9:43

The Artist Tearing Up Ultra-Expensive Sneakers to Make Elaborate Masks

VICE met up with artist Gary Lockwood to hear how he made a career out of converting sneakers into intricate masks, landing high-profile clients from Method Man to Kevin Durant.
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9:08

Meet the NBA’s Favorite Custom Shoe Artist

Salvador “Kickstradomis” Amezcua has created beautiful one-of-a-kind sneakers for more than 50 athletes in the NBA— from James Harden to Karl-Anthony Towns.
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8:01

How to Make a $10k Pair of Shoes from Scratch: The Shoe Surgeon

VICE went to designer Dominic Chambrone’s studio in LA to see how the shoemaker creates custom kicks for celebs like Drake, DJ Khaled, and LeBron James.