Can you tell the difference between a throwback Adidas X Ozweego Bunny designed by Belgian legend Raf Simmons and an Air Foamposite One from Nike? If the answer is yes, chances are you are a certified sneaker head and you already know about Shoe Gallery. If not, let us clue you in: Founder Abram Waserstein fled Cuba four decades ago, leaving his successful shoe business behind to start over in Miami. Of course, Waserstein couldn't stay out of the kicks game: He opened his stateside shoe gallery in 1979, and six years later, his son Jaime brought his own game to the shop, expanding to include then-relevant brands such as Clark's and Kangol. In 2000, a third generation, Danny, took over and took Shoe Gallery to the next level. These days, the shop is often among a select number of stores nationwide chosen to carry super-limited-edition runs, such as the latest pair of Yeezys or Jordans. To top it off, Shoe Gallery regularly teams up with big-name brands — including Adidas, New Balance, and Saucony — to create special-edition kicks inspired by the Magic City. Whether you need those Adidas NMD R1s in that Datamosh Vapour Steel pattern or some old-school Adidas Inikis, Danny's got 'em. Unlike most sneaker spots, Shoe Gallery carries an equal assortment for both men and women, so there's no worry you'll have to search for a size or color.
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