To start the Fall season in the right manner, we teamed up with Interscope Records and Vans for a special Backyard BBQ Party with special performances from Mike Will, Two-9, Rae Sremmurd, and OG Macco. Take a look bellow at a recap photos from the event.
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Last week we teamed up with adidas Originals to celebrate the release of our SL Loop Runner “Independent Currency” shoe. Set to sounds from DJ Don Cannon, our Moreland Avenue location was transformed with full-sized adidas window displays and real $2 bills in the floor. With a sold-out RSVP list and a line out the door, the guests who arrived early were given a chance to buy the shoes before anyone else and received a free tee with purchase. Quenching the thirst of the attendees, a full bar was provided featuring beverages by D’usse and Dos Equis. Along with an animated photo booth by Smilebooth and an appearance by the $2 Bill Man himself, Steven Reisman, the store was filled with all of the support the city had to offer. Take a look at the images from the event below:
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Yesterday, we had the amazing opportunity to host the one and only Big Boi as he released his collaborative pieces with streetwear brands SSUR and CLOT. An Outkast fan’s dream, Big Boi was present in full effect to pose for pictures, autograph everything from classic Stankonia vinyls to large ATL flags, and promote his collab items. Take a look below at some images from the event:
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In honor of our collaborative “Good Fortune” Slam Dunk Hi with PONY, we invited out all of our supporters to Kai Lin Art Gallery to celebrate the release. Attendees had the chance to preview the shoe as well as enter a raffle for a free pair encased in a custom made Good Wood box. Take a look at images from the event below and pickup your of the Wish x PONY Slam Dunk Hi “Good Fortune” here.
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Our “A Night With Jordan Brand” event with Senior Global Design Director Jason Mayden and Director of Energy Footwear Gemo Wong that took place this past Friday night was not only a special night for us here at Wish, but also the city of Atlanta, and all of our supporters. Attendees got more than what they bargained for, as the night was not only about sneakers and fashion, but also about career goals, character building, and life lessons from the Jordan Brand Senior Directors. However, the night consisted of more than just presentations from Mayden and Wong, who after their talks were able to have one-on-one conversations with guests and even critique several creative portfolios. Perhaps the most fascinating part of the night came as ten raffle winners were selected to preview future Jordan Brand models and a select two had the priveledge of designing their own custom pair of Nike i.D. sneakers with Mayden and Wong. With drinks sponsored by Mountain Dew, the night also saw a one-of-a-kind limited sneaker collection by Tennesee native Joseph Privitte, a special appearance by rapper Killer Mike, and a custom pair of Wish Air Jordan 3 Retro Doernbechers.
If you weren’t able to attend, or just want to refresh your memory, take a look at images from the memorable night below:
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Taking place yesterday, MMG rapper Wale celebrated the release of his upcoming album “The Gifted” with an in-store Meet n’ Greet at Wish. The store was packed as fans, shoppers, and even Trinidad James gathered to hangout, shake hands, or get a signature or picture taken with Ralph himself. Wale, a well known sneaker collector, also took the chance to sign a few sneakers among promotional posters for the upcoming project. So take a look at the images of the event below and be on the lookout for “The Gifted” in stores June 25th!
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Last Friday, we released our highly anticipated KAWS x Wish tee to a packed house. KAWS, Brian Donnelly, was in our building signing autographs on everything from his Hennessy collaborative bottle to dollar bills. Overall, the event was a huge success. We are happy so many of you had the opportunity to meet the internationally respected artist. We hope you had as much fun attending as we did throwing this event. We still have a couple t-shirts left here at the shop, so stop by and grab one or call 404.880.0402 Ext.2 to place a phone order. Also, make sure you stop by the High Museum of Art to check out his newest exhibit which kicks off February 16th.
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Well, we’ve had a busy past week up here at the shop. Two weekends ago was the No Brakes and Mishka Bike Race event. The Monday after Married to the MOB stopped by and threw a dope Pop-Up shop. And then, needless to say, the Final Warehouse Sale this past weekend was just crazy. We’ll be posting up pics from the last couple events through the day.
First up is the Mishka x Wish x No Brakes event pics. The Bike race, which was sponsored by Pabst Blue Ribbon [more]and a slew of other bicycle gear companies, was amazing. It kicked off at No Brakes and took contestants through various stops throughout the city. The goal was to complete all the objectives (such as chugging a beer) at each stop and make it to the end as soon as possible. Margaritas were served at the Wish stop and the guys had a chance to kick it with the whole Wish staff and chop it up for a few minutes before hitting the road again. In order to win the race, contestants had to choose from a select handful of designs and get it tattoed on them from either Ink & Dagger or Memorial Tattoo. That’s intense. Follow the jump for all the pics.
Free Food and Beer? Of course.
It was good to see a diverse crowd among the contestants. We saw a mesh of No Brakes customers as well as some Wish homeys.
I think it stayed on his helmet the whole race…
Those shoes look familiar…
As the people started to arrive at Wish a good crowd started developing throughout the night at Wish.
This was by far one the best things we saw throughout the night. No, it was not open…
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Sneaker Friend 2010 was an extreme success. We were proud to be a part of the event. Many thanks go out to Greg Street for putting the event on, Thanks to TheShoeGame.com and G-Roc for always holding it down and for helping us out with some additional pictures of the event. If you were at the event, you know there was no shortage of rare kicks in the building. Rick Ross made a quick stop by to pick up some shoes, and plenty of well-known shoe collectors and other celebrities were in the building. [more]
people from all over had their collections shipped in for display…
Adidas had a strong presence in the building, with a nice showcasing of some of their rarities over the past years.
Shown here is UndergroundSoles.com and our rep from Adidas, Greg!
Adidas had some live art taking place.
Wish had a few giveaways for the raffles that were taking place… Ashley was one of the lucky winners!
Of course, TheShoeGame.com was in the building.
Atlanta Got Sole… of course!
The exclusive Sneaker Friends tee’s and New Eras! Shout outs to Sherman!
ATL Dunk Junkie in the house!
The Epidemic & Girlfriend
Franalations, Stickie213, & Sneak GeekZ
Mr. Anonymous & G-Roc
Jermaine was doing some live installments of his sneaker art on canvas. Check it out… pretty dope stuff.
we ran into some dudes from Dallas who run a line called “Love.Supreme.Dream”. Thanks for bringing it to the A, guys!
TheSneakerJunkies.com were there showcasing some of their latest tee designs…
There were so many shoes in the building people head ‘em just floating on the Compound water!
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