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These Are the Dream Collabs of High-Profile Sneaker Influencers

Collaborations are a small, but important, of the multibillion dollar sneaker industry. Here, seven high-profile influencers discuss the collabs of a lifetime they envision, pairing their favorite celebrities, designers and retailers with popular brands.
Foamer Simpson
“I’d like to see Sean Wotherspoon do another Nike sneaker. He made the best sneaker of 2018 [the Air Max 1/97]. It’s only right he get another crack at it this year. He teased an insane pair of Air Max 1s a few months back — pink, blue, mustard, purple. They were tearaway corduroy, and underneath was a floral print. I’d love to see those come to life. They’d be marketed the same way they marketed the last one: original, organic, fun. They’d be sold in sneaker boutiques and the SNKRS app. I’d keep it pretty limited. I’d also like to design my own sneaker — my brother and I. [I envision] our brand Uncivilized doing a Reebok Answer 1. I’m speaking it into the universe.”
Retail price: $160
Dominic “The Shoe Surgeon” Ciambrone

Dominic “The Shoe Surgeon” Ciambrone

CREDIT: Mauricio Gonzalez

“Louis Vuitton and Payless. They would look like a sleeker high-end, high-quality version of Payless sneaker models — specifically Velcro runners or grandpa shoes. Marketing would be a behind-the-scenes

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