This section discusses Charlie's most disappointing sneaker purchases. Not all of them have been wonderful!
Really unusual white, blue, and purple sneakers, with a number of black straps. The straps were the undoing of the shoe. They wore out rather quickly. Nike did make them again, but I passed this time. I did like them.
My first pair of Reebok Phase I sneakers were great, I wore them a long time. The second pair I bought disintegrated. The soles didn't want to stay on. They kept coming unglued at the edges, resulting in a very unstable shoe with random grabbing propensities.
My opinion: A great idea that didn't really pan out. After wearing Reebok Pumps for a while (my friends said, "You have all sorts of sneakers but no Reebok Pumps?"), I didn't like them.
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Last Updated: 20 July 2017
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