We hear this quite a couple of times on various blogs, websites, and social networking forums and sites. We hear numereous people saying they are “throwing in the towel”, “handing over the game to the new people” and “retiring” and other various statements like that. I myself said this not so long ago and it came to my attention that this is quite a bold statement to say. I believe this has become the cliche term to use when we don’t get the pair of sneakers we really wanted. There is another scenario where some people say that phrase is when they actually obtain the pair of sneakers they wanted and they are so called “done” since thats the one they really wanted. Needless to say it’s been thrown quite too many times. Most times I feel it’s said as just a way to either express frustration that certain pair of kicks wasn’t obtained. On the other hand, some may use the term to just show a sign of alleviation that you anticipated the shoes for such a long time and miraculously obtained them. I feel as crazy as it sounds you really can’t retire fully. We can deviate from certain “hyped” releases but we really can’t stop purchasing footwear as an average consumer. We can just mostly focus our attention on certain silhouettes that we grown to love and just not really focus our attention on pairs that are super limited or only released in certain regions and countries. I been blessed to have met some wonderful people that have been into sneakers for well over 40 years and still maintain their sneaker buying habit alive and strong but not in the manner to keep up with trends and just purchase models at bigger chain stores. They have told me that your attention changes from super exclusive to just comftorable, unique and fresh styles that people overlook.
What are your thoughts on this?
Can you retire fully?
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