This morning, an Highsnobiety Instagram post, to the chagrin of many a sneakerhead, quoted Throwing Fits podcasts hosts James Harris and Lawrence Schlossman saying that hype culture has gotten out of control. Soon after, the comment section of the post blew up, bombs lobbed from both sides of the argument.
To be fair, the second quote, which caused the bulk of the furor, was pulled out-of-context. Yet, this whole situation just made more clear to me how rabid adherence to a single style ‘tribe’ (streetwear, techwear, Americana, tailoring etc) is lame and stifling AF.
Read the comments for the scoop: