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Take a close look inside SOLEXCHANGE National Sneaker Convention.

Avon Dorsey
Sep, 15, 2016

This past weekend, ESSENCE was on the ground at the Meadowlands to check out the latest footwear offerings at the annual SOLEXCHANGE National Sneaker Convention. 

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From snapbacks to Jordans, this year’s show was nothing short of interesting.

Spanning two days, convention-goers had the opportunity to pick through racks upon racks of athletic footwear; from the latest, exclusive sneakers offered to the public to vintage kicks and everything in between.  

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While there weren't very many sisters on site to show their appreciation for the sneaker culture, we did manage to capture a couple of stylish gals that were in attendance.

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We were also entertained by Waka Flocka and Lil’ Uzi Vert who both joined in the convention fun with rip-roaring musical performances.

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Ultimately, as sneaker culture continues to break through the mainstream, be sure to check back here with us, for what’s new, now and next!