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The Kickz Stand’s Hit List #40

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Derrick Narciso
Derrick Narciso
My Personal Top 5 Sneakers - Air Max 1 OG - Air Max 1 x Atmos - Air Max 90 x DQM 'Bacon' - Air Jordan 1 'Banned' 2011 - Air Jordan III 'Black Cements' Instagram: @shoezen.one

A watershed moment in my life as a collector happened in 2014 when I first moved to Australia. Finally, I lived in a city and amongst people with the same passion for kicks. It was then pretty timely that Asics celebrated the 25th anniversary of the GL3 in the next year. Hard as I tried to cop all of the 12 special releases, I unfortunately came up short each time. I’ve since been able to grab most of them for a steal as Asics slowly fades away from people’s awareness. However, the pair that eludes me is the RED AFEW KOIs. Almost traded for a pair of Vapormax Off Whites but took the cash instead. Hence the desire to cop the ORANGE KOIs as soon as I could. Had to pay resell to snag ’em but well worth the money. Anyone out there with a red in US 9 for a steal, HMU!!!

Huge fan of finding colour matched locations when out shooting sneakers. Often, when I see a bold wall, I’ll head home, grab the matching pairs, and shoot straight back. The concept behind capturing it off foot is simply because I view sneakers as pieces of art. Being able to present the shoe, its shape, it’s colour palette in the simplest of forms appeals greatly to me. Also helps me to use Instagram to create kind of an autobiographical catalogue of my collection. Inspired by John Cusack’s organisational methodology in High Fidelity.

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, The Kickz Stand’s Hit List #40
Nike Dunks and Nike SB Dunks
@kickzfigz


, The Kickz Stand’s Hit List #40
Adidas ZX 8000 x @lego
‘Yellow Lego Color Pack’
@antjuwono


, The Kickz Stand’s Hit List #40
Asics Gel-Quantum 360
‘Australian Delegation’
@sckicks5


, The Kickz Stand’s Hit List #40
Diadora V7000 x @afewstore
‘Highly Addictive’
@arkiemman


, The Kickz Stand’s Hit List #40
Nike Air More Uptempos
‘Peace, Love, Swoosh’
‘White Varsity Red’
‘Midnight Navy’
@side_hustle_project


, The Kickz Stand’s Hit List #40
Nike Dunk Mid x @thesocialstatus
‘Free Lunch Chocolate Milk’
@Kicks_and_craze


, The Kickz Stand’s Hit List #40
Nike SB Dunk Low
‘Court Purple’
@malishoez1


, The Kickz Stand’s Hit List #40
Jordan 5 Retro
‘Moonlight’
@supeeeme


, The Kickz Stand’s Hit List #40
Nike Dunk Low
‘Georgetown’
Nike LD Waffle x @sacaiofficial x @clot
‘Net Orange Blaze’
@ako_barok


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