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At SCAD, students can get a degree in sneaker design
Quintin Williams is one of two instructors (Michael Mack, Williams’s SCAD mentor, is the other) leading a 10-week quarter in classes like Rapid Prototyping, Marketing and Distribution for Footwear, and Digital Sneaker Design, which uses Oculus Quest 2 virtual reality headsets and 3-D printers more than pencils and pads.
Hey Atlanta United fans, a limited edition Adidas sneaker drops Tuesday
United is one of seven MLS clubs participating in the MLS Ultraboost x COPA collaboration, which will launch September 13 at 11 a.m. online. The sneakers, designed to evoke Copa cleats with a leather upper, are mostly black with embroidered red stripes, a white sole, and plenty of ATLUTD symbols.
The legacy of Walter’s Clothing
Walter Strauss, the "Godfather of sneaker culture" in Atlanta, died in July at age 94. But his shop, Walter's Clothing, remains an institution for Atlantans, Georgia State students, and out-of-town visitors looking for exclusive sneakers.
André 3000 launches a shoe collection with Tretorn
The 42-year-old half of Outkast is a long-time fan of the brand, reminiscing of the days he wore Tretorns in the halls of Tri-Cities High School.
Rise of Sneaker Culture brings cool kicks to the High Museum
This month at the High Museum, The Rise of Sneaker Culture (June 11 through August 14) features 155 kicks, from 19th-century running shoes to futuristic moon boots.
Sneak attack: LVL XIII takes on Louis Vuitton
Nope, that’s not a Louis Vuitton sneaker; it’s the work of Atlanta-based LVL XIII (pronounced “level thirteen”). Its founder, Antonio Brown, has slammed the luxury brand, a part of the LVMH conglomerate, with a lawsuit.