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2021's Sustainable Sneaker Material

May 6, 2021
4 minutes

We’re already almost halfway into what will forever be known as “the year after 2020”. But amidst all the releases, one sneaker material seems to be putting in a little more work than the rest. 

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Flashback to the Snapback

Apr 1, 2021
4 minutes

Flashback to the Snapback: A brief history of everyone’s favourite adjustable fitted. (Full disclosure: when we crafted the Shoe Laundry cleaning kit, we made it multi-purpose to keep our hats looking as fresh as our AJ1s.)

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Air Max Day 2021

Mar 24, 2021
6 minutes

Is Air Max Day an international holiday yet? On March 26, 2021, Nike is celebrating the iconic silhouette with a day - turned an entire week - of new releases and digital events.

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How to Clean Your Favourite Sneaker Fabrics

Mar 2, 2021
10 minutes

From leather to knit, it’s hard to know what will clean your kicks and what will cause more harm than good - for your shoes and the environment.

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2021 Sneaker Drops

Feb 12, 2021
6 minutes

Between big re-releases and fresh colourways, here are our team’s most anticipated sneaker drops of 2021.

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Made in Canada...Eh?

Jan 24, 2021
7 minutes

What exactly constitutes a product as Canadian-made? What criteria does a business need to meet? And how can consumers understand if a product is truly made in Canada? Let’s break it down.

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Top 5 Sneaker Moments of 2020

Dec 31, 2020
5 minutes

While 2020 wasn’t exactly ideal, we can’t help but celebrate the major sneaker moments that went down amidst the chaos. 

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This Year in Womxns Sneakers

Nov 15, 2020
6 minutes

To celebrate the come up and keep the conversation constant, we rounded up our favourite womxn’s sneakers of the year.

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2020 Unexpected Collabs

Oct 23, 2020
4 minutes

At this point, it’s almost cliché to say that 2020 has been unexpected. Meanwhile, the sneaker industry has been turning out hyped releases all year long. 

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Sustainable Sneakers of 2020

Sep 18, 2020
3 minutes

From recycled plastics to upcycled textiles, here are a few of our favourite sustainable sneaker drops of the year (so far).

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Top Colour-Blocked Kicks

Aug 19, 2020
5 minutes

From pre-pandemic to upcoming drops, we’ve got our picks for the top colour-blocked kicks of the new decade.

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The Return of the Nike Dunk

Jul 16, 2020
7 minutes

If you’re a sneaker fan in 2020 , you’ve no doubt caught on to yet another Nike Dunk comeback. Only this time, the shoe has graduated from skate parks to runways.

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The Ultimate Shoe Cleaner

May 11, 2020
5 minutes

Here at Shoe Laundry, sustainability is our number one priority, that’s why we created our all natural and biodegradable Shoe Cleaner.

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How-to-Guide: Clean & Care 101

Mar 4, 2020
7 minutes

Seeking a deeper clean…? We have your soles’ back with our How to Guide to keep your Air Force 1’s looking how they did during week one!

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Zero Waste Plastic

Apr 16, 2020
5 minutes

Every single day, roughly 8 million pieces of plastic enter our oceans. Where does this plastic come from and how does it end up there?

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