Fulda’s own 43einhalb is no stranger to Sneakerness Cologne. Their trip to Europe’s largest sneaker event always ranks among their highlights in their calendar and as this article in their recent 43einhalb Mag shows, they are very much looking forward to Sneakerness Cologne 2015:
When sneaker enthusiasts, collectors, sellers and manufacturers pack their bags for Cologne with their hottest heat and the city on the Rhein is bursting with fresh kicks, you already know what time it is – Sneakerness, Europe’s largest sneaker convention is in town. Obviously we wouldn’t miss travelling from Fulda to Cologne to spend a weekend with the “usual suspects” you sadly don’t see nearly as often as you’d like.
An ancient tradition says that as soon as a Fuldaen can no longer see the steeples of the cathedral, it’s time to take a break and unpack the provisions. That is why we always bring along plenty of rations from our little sneaker providence. Our beloved caraway bread, schwaddemagen and schnapps are an essential part of it. You can get a Fuldaen out of the Rhoen but you can’t get the Rhoen out of a Fuldaen. And we were happy to find the sneaker community in Cologne already anticipating touching glasses of “Rhoen Tequila” with us.
As expected, Sneakerness 2014 was one of our highlights of the year. Rare sneakers, heated debates about the latest releases, crazy parties, the Sneakermuseum, tasty food, old friends but also some new faces are some of the things we cherish. Since it is easiest to remember with the help of colourful pictures, we equipped ourselves with an instant camera and compelled some of the visitors of our booth to take selfies with us. #nonewfriends