A reason why so many players are switching to the Nemziz

A win-win for adidas Recently, there has been a large rise of players switching over to the adidas Nemeziz. It’s a surprising change given the fact that its pretty much a public secret at this point that the Nemeziz will be discontinued this year. Boot Wizard did a video on this recent phenomenon, which made […]

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Gatekeeping and collecting

A small but noticeable issue One of the joys of collecting football boots is just how much stuff there is out there. There have been so many different releases that you could talk to several people and no two people would have the same favourites. Its nice to see variance in people’s collections from the […]

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No, Your Boots aren’t worth 8000 Pounds

A stated price will have bad knock on effects In memory of Edwin Ventura. You will never be forgotten. We are going to start this off with a small disclaimer: I don’t dislike boot resellers as a whole, but certain bad actors and bad decisions have previously made me have to speak up about said […]

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Cutting costs and visibility

Nike is sacrificing visibility, but there’s a better way to save cash Nike has recently been seeming to look for lots of ways to cut costs. From the biggest drains, like player sponsorships to smaller things, like stopping the personalization on player’s boots, Nike is doing its best to try and save money. There has […]

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The Suppression of Original Content

Boot editing accounts have thwarted original content If you’ve been on Instagram on any amount of time, you will have probably come across repost accounts that only have pictures of “concept” boots. These are just somebody else’s photos of their boots with a filter slapped on them to make them seem unique. Not only do […]

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Resale prices are too high

A lot of boots aren’t worth what they’re going for Since there are a lot of remakes on the market right now there is ample opportunity for everyone to get something in one way or another. Coupled with this is also the fact that everyone seems to be trying to become a reseller now and […]

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Why Limited-Edition Boots are like Supercars

And not in the way you think There has recently been more focus than ever on limited edition boots and part of this is because it seems like we are constantly seeing more and more limited drops over the past several years. As part of this, there is also an increase in collectors of said […]

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Travelling without Moving

Like spinning tires in mud over and over again Shout out to @SFGSoccer on Instagram for the article idea In the past few years there has been a lot of releases that are either remakes or colourway call-backs to boots from the past 20-odd years. This has been a boon for a lot of people […]

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The Problem with Resellers

Err on the safe side. As mentioned in a previous article, the past year has an extraordinary rise in the amount of resellers around especially on Instragram. Every week it seems that there are several new sellers popping up. Although this is a great thing if you are looking older boots, there are several drawbacks […]

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The Revolution is (Somewhat) Televised

Pro players are starting a change Over the past year or so, we have seen a large increase in the amount of boot resellers on Instagram. It has become easier than ever to track down a pair of your favourite boots from yesteryear. And while this is seen a change in buying habits from consumers, […]

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