Self-professed sneaker lover Peter Fahey has a priceless collection of 500 or so sneakers and sneaker-related art that hes keeping in a friends warehouse in Vancouver until the show starts up again in January.
Some gems in his collection include Reeboks made for a Chanel fashion show that are worth at least $5,000 and some rare Jordans he says can go for ridiculous amounts of money.
Surprisingly, Faheys not too worried about a sneaker heist, saying, Of course, youve got to think about it, but points out, Ive only ever had one piece of artwork stolen from a show.
He hopes the collection will remain unharmed so he can continue traveling the world promoting footwear culture.
In his words, A lot of these sneaker nerds are not totally into art and you get an artist who doesnt know a thing about sneaker culture. Its kind of an educational thing on both sides.
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