The Portland sneakerhead scene

Whether you’re new to the game or a seasoned pro, it’s easy to experience sneakerhead culture in Portland.

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Ashley Anderson

Within Portland’s Old Town Chinatown neighborhood, a sneakerhead oasis awaits. Boutiques stock endless kicks, a sneaker-themed coffee shop serves up espresso and a shoe-design academy teaches aspiring designers the ropes. Casual collectors and seasoned sneakerheads can dive into the Portland sneakerhead scene at these local businesses.