Influence is the bug that no one can escape. No matter how hard someone tries to fight it, there’s always another person who, even slightly, dictates their decisions. Especially when it comes to sneakers. It’s funny to joke around and say that people are #influencers, but there are people who actually make trends happen within sneakers.
When making this list, we didn’t take “power” into account. That’s a different list. So CEOs of retail stores and brand employees who simply hold important-sounding titles weren’t included. You can check The Most Influential People in Sneakers Right Now. – Complex