Review Category : KATC Features

KATC Magic: Stay High 149 x Gravis Black Box Collection

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  While at Magic, KATC was given a preview of the next installment into Gravis’ Black Box Collection. Following up on their work with Stash, Gravis’ upcoming Black Box collection is set to feature the work of another NYC graffiti legend, “The Voice of the Ghetto”, Stay High 149.   Related Info: [KATC Feature: Stash Black Box Launch Coverage] [Gravis Black Box Collection on GravisFootwear.com] [More on Stay High 149]   Continue reading for more on the Stay High 149 Black Box Collection  

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KATC Feature: Show Your Support for Bacon

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    One of the most popular Air Max 90s of all time, the Nike Air Max 90 “Bacon”, resurfaced this morning at NYC’s [Dave's Quality Meat]. After sitting in the back room for nearly two years, this Bacon was still as fresh as the day it was first delivered.   Continue reading for more  

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KATC Feature: Sole Collector Las Vegas Grand Finale

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  Sneakerheads from near and far gathered at the Niketown/Sole Collector National Sneaker Championships. The event took place at the Las Vegas Niketown on July 22nd and featured a number of events and guests. The festivities started on Wednesday, where sneakerheads lined up for bracelets with hopes of purchasing the event shoe (Nike Dunk High Cowboy IV) and continued throughout the weekend at events such as the Sole Collector BBQ, Gentry Humphrey’s speech, and of course, the Sole Collector Grand Finale itself.   Words: FlintGrey ([NT], KATC Contributor) Images: SoleSupreme ([ISS], [NT])   Continue Reading for More  

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A Real and Authentic Interview with Kevin Wildes, Co-Creator of “It’s the Shoes”

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    Although Sneaker Culture is still just a small sub-culture, it has come a long way since Basketball players, B-Boys, and early Hip-Hop stars opened the world’s eyes to the power of the sole. In this feature, KATC speaks with Kevin Wildes, co-creator of “It’s the Shoes”, to find out about his personal love for sneakers, as well as, how he, his partner, and Bobbito Garcia were able to convince ESPN that Sneaker Culture, was in fact, big.   Written/Produced By: Rich “MaZe” Lopez Pix:Rich “MaZe” Lopez   Continue Reading for more.  

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KATC Feature: A Long and Refreshing Exhale for ARI’s Menthol 10s

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    The concept was created two and a half years ago, Kix and the City’s interview was published on May 24th, the line began on June 15th at 8pm, the long wait finally came to an end on June 17th at 11am when ARIs Menthol 10s finally made it into the hands of 70 eager sneakerheads.   Written/Produced By: Rich “MaZe” Lopez Pix: Rich “MaZe” Lopez  

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