As a youth platform, we strive to become part of the culture and become the voice for the youth. The only way that we can do this the right way is be fully immersed in youth culture and document what the youth has to say.
#SneakerHeat is Zkhiphani.com’s latest production that documents the rising sneaker culture in South Africa. The culture has come a long way and has grown incredibly considering how young this aspect of the culture is. This series will be a 6-part series that will look at various aspects of the culture, from retail to design as well as everything in between.
in this episode we spoke to audiences, sneaker enthusiasts at Sneaker Exchange JHB 2018 about sneaker raffling and the effects that this has on cultural diversity, price points and accessibility. Sneaker raffling is an online system introduced by retailers to manage the purchase of exclusive sneaker drops. Usually, the exclusive drops come in small quantities so this system is meant to give everyone an equal opportunity to buy a specific drop. Check out what these sneakerheads had to say.