Edgar Alvarez

Loves telling stories. Hates writing bios.
A closer look at Nike's 'PlayStation 5' PG5 sneakers
Edgar Alvarez
The new signature shoe from NBA star Paul George pays homage to Sony's latest console — and it's such a gem.
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Nike puts the PlayStation 5 on your feet with its 'PG5' sneakers
Edgar Alvarez
The brand has once again teamed up with Sony to design a signature basketball shoe for NBA and Clippers star Paul George.
Sticks and Hoops
Nike’s Aleali May ‘Califia’ Jordan 1 sets high bar for women sneakers
Edgar Alvarez
A luxe blend of colors and glossy fabrics.
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Wearing Bad Bunny's Adidas Forum Low: The perfect sneaker does exist
Edgar Alvarez
Whether you love the brown "First Café" or the pink "Easter Egg" pair, you simply can’t go wrong with either.
El Conejo Malo
Will.i.am's superhero-inspired mask has air filters, earbuds, and LED lights
Edgar Alvarez
The musician and entrepreneur teamed up with Honeywell to create “Xupermask,” a PPE-meets-audio device designed for the “new normal” brought on by COVID-19.
Dystopian Hype
This app lets you enter all the hyped sneaker raffles happening online
Edgar Alvarez
For $5 a month, Sole Retriever makes it easy to keep up with all the latest drops.
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Bad Bunny’s pink ‘Easter Egg’ Adidas Forum Low sneaker drops in April
Edgar Alvarez
You won’t have to wait long to try to get your hands (and feet) on the pastel silhouette. It will be on the Confirmed app on Easter Sunday, April 4.
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Nike sues MSCHF over Lil Nas X ‘Satan Shoes’
Edgar Alvarez
The sportswear titan filed a lawsuit for "trademark infringement and dilution, false designation of origin, and unfair competition."
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Nike on Lil Nas X's 'Satan Shoes': 'We do not endorse them.'
Edgar Alvarez
The alleged collaboration between the rapper and MSCHF has caused some controversy, as all 666 pairs are said to feature human blood.
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I gave into the air fryer craze and now I can’t stop frying
Edgar Alvarez
My only regret is not trying it out sooner.
This Thing Rules
Nike VP’s reseller son was reported for abusing discounts. It did nothing.
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Inside the resell scandal: Sources tell Input employees at Nike are outraged over “blatant privilege” and “blind eye” to Ann Hebert’s ties to sneaker business.
Sneakergate
Bad Bunny's first Adidas sneaker drops soon with coffee-inspired theme
Edgar Alvarez
"The First Café" is the singer's take on the Forum Buckle Low silhouette, and it kicks off a collaboration that will include more products in the future.
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Why did a Nike VP get a pass on her son reselling sneakers? “It’s an insult.”
Edgar Alvarez
When Ann Hebert disclosed ties to a resell business, Nike said there was "no conflicts of interest." Former employees say the company has double standards.
Sneakergate
Family ties: How a teen sneaker reseller cost his mom her VP job at Nike
Ian Servantes and Edgar Alvarez
Joe Hebert touted six-figure monthly revenues from his streetwear business, but to what extent was he benefiting from his mother's role at the sportswear giant?
Executive Privilege
I made my own Nike Dunk and now all other sneakers are trash
Edgar Alvarez
The brand's "By You" drop failed thousands of people, but I was lucky enough to grab a pair.
This Thing Rules
Wearing Adidas' UltraBoost 21: As perfect as running shoes get
Edgar Alvarez
With a fresh design and upgraded performance, the flagship silhouette is such a pleasure.
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Yeezy 700 'Sun': A classic Kanye sneaker gets brighter (and cheaper)
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Adidas is dropping it on January 23 for $240.
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Kanye and Adidas start 2021 with the rare Yeezy 380 'Yecoraite RF'
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The reflective sneaker is only dropping in Asia Pacific and Japan.
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Made for gawking: Inside Tecovas' plan to build a cowboy boots empire
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Founder and CEO Paul Hedrick spoke to Input about his brand's Texan and Mexican flair, its design process, and future collaborations.
Bang, bang
The always stylish rappers Smoke DZA and Abby Jasmine on the streetwear they love
Edgar Alvarez
They tell us about their style, their closet favorites, and their sneaker grails.
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