Contributor: @denis_mihok (Second story)
Location: Bratislava, Slovakia
Story: This shoe perfectly brings me back to the 90’s. As any kid who grew up in that decade knows it all starts with the playstation. Spyro the dragon, Crash Bandicoot, it doesn't matter what games you played; this shoe perfectly encapsulates nostalgia at its core. Looking at the playstation colours on this shoe simply brings me back all the great memories from my childhood. This was an easy must have when I added it to my collection.
《1/3》With the release of the Puma RS-X "Extreme Reinvention" trainer, the brand asked me: What does Extreme Reinvention mean to you?
The term of Extreme Reinvention resonates with me because that's my story! When I finished uni I was directionless and broke. I was unemployed for a couple years, living in an ex-girlfriend's flat, and then when I finally found work, I bounced through a grinding series of hirings and firings in different sales, customer service and retail jobs.
I used to fantasize about a life in Art and Fashion, but I never took my dreams seriously.
But things started to change after I started training. After years of wasting away with no plan, training helped to focus my mind and made me realize I could get what I wanted with hard work and dedication.
I had always been gifted with a pen, and had been drawing on the side of my work for a few years already, so when I got 'released' from my final 9 to 5 job back in summer 2015, I made a leap of faith and decided I needed to build my own life with my Art