Kickin' It With Sneaker Steve

Kickin' It With Sneaker Steve

Host Sneaker Steve Patino brings his 20+ years of industry experience to his podcast and talk show: Kickin’ It with Sneaker Steve. Each episode Steve sits down with industry insiders to discuss the business of sneakers.

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Kickin' It With Sneaker Steve
  • Hommyo Hidefumi

    This is a special edition episode with guest Hommyo Hidefumi, founder of atmos. Recorded on location at atmos NY in Harlem, Steve and Hommyo discuss the origins of atmos, some of the brand's most iconic designs, reselling, the current state of the sneaker industry, and more. Special thanks to Hom...

  • Chris Pepe

    On Episode 11 Sneaker Steve sits down with Chris Pepe, Senior Buyer for Barneys New York Men's Footwear to talk the influences of sneaker marketing, the challenges of predicting sneaker trends, launching and designing for Barneys' Sole Series, what he's excited about in sneakers right now, and mu...

  • Jeff Cole (@cole)

    On Episode 10 Sneaker Steve sits down with digital artist Jeff Cole (@cole) to talk about growing up a diehard Bulls fan in Chicago, realizing his calling to be an artist, teaching himself photoshop, tapping into the IG sneaker community, his creative process, having his sneakerpod design used to...

  • Alex Michael Miller

    On Episode 9 Sneaker Steve sits down with Alex Michael Miller, artist, designer, and owner of the fashion label For Those Who Sin, to talk about growing up barefoot in Texas, customizing his shoes to stand out, lying about living in LA to get an internship with Daniel Patrick, taking the leap to ...

  • Greg Selkoe

    On Episode 8 Sneaker Steve sits down with Greg Selkoe, founder of Karmaloop and the new, narrative-based men's fashion site Wanderset.com, to talk about growing up in Boston, launching Karmaloop in the early days of e-commerce, the company's glory days, the lessons he learned from going bankrupt,...

  • John Geiger

    On Episode 7 Steve sits down with John Geiger, designer and owner of John Geiger Co. and Diet Starts Monday to talk about growing up in Pittsburgh, PA, studying criminal justice, creating the "Misplaced Checks" concept, starting his own brand and designing his first shoes, and much more.

  • Louis Colon

    On Episode 6 Sneaker Steve sits down with Louis Colon, Director of Heritage and Lifestyle at FILA USA to talk about growing up in Brooklyn, his early days of sneaker entrepreneurship, creating the Heritage department at FILA, and bringing the brand to a younger consumer market.

  • Chris "Drama" Pfaff

    Sneaker Steve sits down with Chris "Drama" Pfaff to discuss growing up in Ohio with dreams of being a professional skateboarder, moving to L.A. and becoming a star on MTV, creating his own lane with Young & Reckless, the brand's recent Puma collab, and more.

  • Hommy Diaz

    Sneaker Steve talks with Hommy Diaz, Senior Designer at K-Swiss, about growing up a skateboarder in Queens, brokering the DC Shoes x Apple employee sneaker collab with Steve, and working on K-Swiss' recent Gary Vaynerchuk collection.

  • Trinidad James

    "Sneaker" Steve and guest Trinidad James sit down to recap the madness of ComplexCon and discuss some of Trinidads best come ups from the weekend.

  • Darryl Phillips

    Kickin' It With Sneaker Steve Episode 1 features host Sneaker Steve Patino talking with special guest, acclaimed music video director Darryl Phillips.