Los Angeles-based Henny, Elaina and Janelle are the host of Sneaky Leak Podcast, a sneaker-themed talk show that launched in August 2023. Blending hilarious exchanges with sneaker news and cultural critiques, the podcast is a much needed perspective in a space dominated by male hosts.
Since launching, the podcast has landed impressive guests including Trophy Room proprietor Marcus Jordan and designer Jae Tips, whose two sneaker collaborations with Saucony landed him on multiple top 10 lists this year.
Painting A Picture With Nike SB And Air Jordan 4
Sneaky Leak Podcast’s list was dominated by Nike and Jordan, so it makes sense that their No. 1 would should would be a collaboration between both brands, the Nike SB x Air Jordan 4. Weighing in on the shoe, Henny described it as hitting all the “elements of what the sneaker of the year should be,” including “the design of the shoe,” “the roll out,” “storytelling” and the limited number of pairs, which “helps keep sneaker culture thriving and growing…”
Check out all of Henny, Elaina and Janell’s picks below (including four additional honorable mentions).