"Everything has become such a competition with who has the most limited shoes or who has this or that. You have shoe competitions, people titling themselves ‘king of this shoe or king of that shoe’, people posing with their shoes, and people making YouTube clips of their shoes. Or a magazine like Sole Collector that is just out to pimp and promote its own agenda and be in bed with certain brands for profit and its own indulgence. It all lacks any purity and passion. It seems to me that the focus is not on the shoes anymore. It’s all about the ‘status’ of a shoe. A great shoe can be totally dismissed because it's not limited or you don’t have to sleep on a curb for it. "
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