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Skateboarding’s Most Iconic & Controversial Sneaker

The Osiris D3 is one of the most successful yet divisive skate shoes of all time. VICE met creators of the Osiris D3 to learn how the notorious sneaker came to be and the fallout that resulted in the wake of its success.
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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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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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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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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.