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Kanye West Is Responsible for That Line Outside of Foot Locker

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People who really love sneakers and/or Kanye West have been lining up outside the Foot Locker House of Hoops in Herald Square since Tuesday, in preparation for tomorrow's launch of the Nike Air Yeezy 2 sneakers. The high tops retail for $245 and only 3,000 to 5,000 pairs will be produced, so you know what that means: sneakers freaks are going cray.

The Post spoke with two people in the line and attempted to settle the age-old debate on whether or not sneakers should be worn or left in their box for all eternity. Miles Morillo, from New Jersey, said, "It's a beautiful shoe. I'm doing this for my love of shoes. I'll actually wear mine." But not Jonathan Scott. His strategy? "I wear them once or twice and keep them in a box for the rest of the year." As for Kanye's take on the matter, we can only be sure that he would never, ever pair them with khaki cargo shorts.


Image via @EvieLyras/Twitter

· Kanye’s rarefied ‘Airs’ [NYP]
· Seven Things Kanye West Hates About You [Racked National]

Foot Locker House of Hoops

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