The blog that started it all, Hypebeast is the namebrand site for kids who care about sneakers, streetwear, and other elements of their lifestyle.
Founded by Kevin Ma, palm angels
what sets Hypebeast apart from the rest of the sites that try to imitate its taste level.
The site integrates multiple topics into one convenient place for its readers to digest information.
Not only does Hypebeast have a great aesthetic, but the site also gets many exclusives, set up through longstanding partnerships, on many sneakers.
They also recently published an interview with Nike CEO, Mark Parker, followed up by the first reporting on a panel with Michael Jordan and Tinker Hatfield.
Going beyond digital content, Hypebeast has a magazine and an online store. It's a site that takes its brand cachet and it uses it to the fullest capacity.
Sneaker Freaker is an Australian magazine with a great message forum and community following, that just so happens to have a kick ass blog, too.
Woody and team have carved out a lane that keeps exclusive release news steady flowing. They also have the bragging rights over everyone on this list thanks to countless dope collaborations with brands like Saucony, PUMA, and others.
With Yu-Ming Wu at the helm and guys like John Kim on the team, there is nobody better at covering new releases than Sneaker News.
A good majority of blogs on this list wake up and check Sneaker News to see what's good.
On top of the news, they always have high-quality imagery and solid feature stories to go with.
Not to mention, Sneaker News, The Magazine, which taken the spot of Sole Collector magazines for those of us still fighting to keep print alive.
The Nice Kicks crew is an All Star team that includes the likes of Matt Halfhill, George Kiel, Nick DePaula, Ian Stonebrook, and more.
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experience, it's no surprise the new look and feel of the site is top notch.
Feature stories and exclusive interviews, on top of some of the best sneaker content on YouTube makes them one of the best sites around.