Edgar Alvarez Barajas

Edgar Alvarez Barajas is a Senior Editor at Input, where he oversees the site's Style section. He writes and edits stories about the culture and business of streetwear, sneakers, fashion, and sports — including the coverage of brands such as Nike, Jordan, Adidas, Yeezy, and Supreme, as well as labels that are independent or up-and-coming. Edgar also covers companies outside of Style, including Instagram, Twitter, Snapchat, Beats, and more. Prior to Input, he spent more than eight years at Engadget, before eventually joining Bustle Digital Group in 2019. You can follow Edgar on Twitter at @abcdedgar, or Instagram at @edgaralvarezb — and don't be afraid to DM if you have any tips you would love to share.
Wearing Travis Scott's Fragment Jordan 1 Low sneaker: Worth the hype
Edgar Alvarez Barajas
One of the most coveted Nike shoes of 2021 leaves nothing to be desired — and it's going to go down as an all-time classic.
Style
I can't stop wearing Nike's Off-White 'The 50' Dunk Low sneakers
Edgar Alvarez Barajas
An all-time classic gets the Virgil Abloh treatment again. Stop preserving your grails and start wearing them.
This Thing Rules
Wearing New Balance’s Casablanca XC-72: A race car for your feet
Maya Ernest and Edgar Alvarez Barajas
The plush, vintage-inspired sneaker offers exceptional comfort without sacrificing unique design.
Style
Is Supreme's 'Stars' Nike SB Dunk Low the best sneaker of the year?
Edgar Alvarez Barajas
When you mix the most hyped streetwear brand with a timeless shoe, you get an instant classic.
Style
Is Bad Bunny’s black Adidas Forum Low his best sneaker yet?
Edgar Alvarez Barajas
The "Back to School" shoe is another instant hit from the collaboration between the Puerto Rican artist and The Three Stripes.
Style
Nike’s new immersive ‘Rise’ store is a wild, high-tech shopping experience
Edgar Alvarez Barajas
The brand built a space in Seoul, South Korea that expands its retail concepts, with personalized, data-driven features designed to get people fully into sport.
Interview
A closer look at Reebok’s flashy ‘Power Rangers’ Megazord sneakers
Edgar Alvarez Barajas
The Question Mid shoes get a mighty makeover, and you’re probably going to want them if you’re a fan of the ‘90s superhero series.
Style
A first look at Virgil Abloh's ICA Boston art exhibit and pop-up shop
Edgar Alvarez Barajas
"Figures of Speech" and "Church & State" come to the Institute of Contemporary Art July 3 through September 26.
Style
Wearing Brooks' Aurora-BL running shoes: A 'gravity-defying' ride
Edgar Alvarez Barajas
Not only does the sneaker look like it's from the future, but it sports a nitrogen-injected cushioning that's deigned to make your runs softer — and it works.
Style
Mofongo Kicks puts Puerto Rico streetwear on the map with colorful merch
Edgar Alvarez Barajas
As part of its mission to shed more light on sneaker culture in Latin America, the young brand is hosting its first-ever pop-up shop on June 26.
Style
Wearing Nike's 'What The Paul' SB Dunk: Best sneaker of 2021?
Edgar Alvarez Barajas
Featuring a mix of wild colors, themes, and prints, this shoe for pro skater Paul Rodriguez is as close to sneaker perfection as it gets.
Style
Beats Studio Buds review: Amazing sound, Android-friendly, and only $150
Edgar Alvarez Barajas
Beats’ latest wireless earbuds come with active noise cancellation, spatial audio, and water resistance. For the money, they make AirPods Pro look overpriced.
Reviews
Here are Nike’s sneakers and merch for ‘Space Jam: A New Legacy’
Edgar Alvarez Barajas
Featuring the LeBron 19, one of his wildest basketball shoes yet.
Style
Is Travis Scott's 'British Khaki' Jordan 6 his best Nike sneaker?
Edgar Alvarez Barajas
The premium suede design, along with glow-in-the-dark details, certainly make this another must-have for sneakerheads.
Style
Wearing Nike's Jordan 3 'A Ma Maniére': Sneaker of the year?
Edgar Alvarez Barajas
The beauty is in the details.
Style
A closer look at Nike's 'PlayStation 5' PG5 sneakers
Edgar Alvarez Barajas
The new signature shoe from NBA star Paul George pays homage to Sony's latest console — and it's such a gem.
Style
Nike puts the PlayStation 5 on your feet with its 'PG5' sneakers
Edgar Alvarez Barajas
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 Barajas
A luxe blend of colors and glossy fabrics.
Style
Wearing Bad Bunny's Adidas Forum Low: The perfect sneaker does exist
Edgar Alvarez Barajas
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 Barajas
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