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Get A Cup of Joe With Your J’s!

The notion of stopping in a coffee shop and grabbing a quick cup of joe will never be the same, now that I know that I could have my cup with a pair of brand new Jordans.

Deadstock Coffee, originally opened in 2014, is a sneakerheads hideaway neatly tucked in the city of Portland.

Founded by former Nike Footwear Developer, Ian Williams, the shop is pairing custom brews such as his infamous ‘Coffee Sweet Tea’ with art, clothing, and the grand daddy of them all personal shoe consulting. The primary goal of the shop is to bring the sneaker, coffee and art communities together, according to Complex.

The best part about Deadstock is that you can drop off your sneakers and have a tailored cleaning and restoration plan applied to them. We all have that one pair of shoes, from our glory days, that we just don’t want to let go of, but Williams shop could save the day and bring them back to life. He plans to reopen his doors next week, according to reports from The Portland Business Journal.

Whether you’re in the Portland area or not, at least take note of Williams’ emphasis on shoe cleaning and restoration. If you want to be a respected sneakerhead love your shoes as much as I do, you’ve got to treat them right. So look up a local cleaner, or pick up Williams’ brand Crep online and clean them yourself with a cup of coffee.

Deadstock Coffee Owner Ian Williams

About Justin-Rayne (61 Articles)
Justin-Rayne Bryant is an innovative, ambitious, and enticing gentleman hailing all the way from Little Rock, Arkansas. He is a recent mass communications masters graduate of Syracuse University, where he matriculated at the top of his class. He currently works as a managing editor for a publishing house that features creative individuals within the editorial, art, and design communities. In his free time, Bryant is striving towards establishing himself as a ‘Multi-Media Monster’ within the fashion industry via the editorial, digital, and broadcast platforms. Justin-Rayne first began to receive notoriety as journalist due to his exemplary ability to translate all things fashion, from trends to reviews, into intimate and relatable pieces of editorial artistry. Through unwavering determination and dedication to the constant promotion and dissemination of his work via social media, his brand began to grow. In the past, he has had the satisfaction of working as a weekly broadcast style consultant for KNWA news in Arkansas, a fashion closet coordinator Esquire Magazine and now Bryant free-lances as a stylist and fashion writer for several online and print publications. This southern bred and born casanova can’t wait to for you all to see him take a bite out of the Big Apple and the media industry.

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