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Out Now: Episode #163 – Do Sneaker Release Dates Even Matter Anymore?

Juan Hernandez

On this episode of the SoleSavy podcast, DP & Marco Henry Negrete link up to discuss the state of the ‘Release Date’ in sneakers. With shock drops, early drops from stores, and delays, is there actually such a thing as a proper release date anymore? The duo discuss the different eras, why its hard for brands to hit release dates, and if the hard release date will ever come back.


1:39 What is the state of release dates right now?

6:06 Quickstrike Era

7:58 Shockdrop Era

9:34 Golden Era & Leak Era

10:25 Why is it hard for the brands to hit release dates?

18:11 Are the brands devaluing the release dates for fairness?

26:00 Do you think the hard release date is going to come back?

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