Wang and Benjamin stopped by the Footwear News office today for a Q&A via Facebook Live (see below). During the interview, Wang created a replica of the celebrated original Adidas NMD colorway. Afterward, they talked about their respective kicks collections, standout shoes in their closets and more.
Footwear News: How many pairs of sneakers do each of you have?
Carolina: Last I counted, 78.
Benny: For men, one closet which at the moment is 20.
What is your closet balance like? How many pairs of sneakers do you have compared to other types of footwear?
C: Probably 75-25 [percent] sneakers. I’m totally a sneaker girl.
B: It’s probably balanced, 50-50. I like to have some shoes when going out.
When you’re not in sneakers, what are you wearing?
C: Boots, like knee-high flat boots or something like that. In the summer probably sandals, but really I wear sneakers all the time.
B: Shoes, because I like to go out a lot. Probably some Pradas or something like that.
What brands of sneakers take the most space in your closet?
C: It is mostly Nike — Nike and then Adidas, and a have quite a number of Converse and Asics. And Timberland; I love Timberland. It’s my favorite brand in the world.
B: I have a lot of Adidas now; I’m definitely in my Adidas phase.
for more of the interview go to the links below.