Started getting interested in sneakers and came across all sorts of terms in another language? Welcome
Sneakers and streetwear have long been more than just clothing items, but an entire culture, with its own cultural characteristics, from fashion to unique music and language!
Want to get to know all about it? Here are the terms you have to know
WTB - Want to Buy
When we publish a post in communities with the intention of purchasing a shoe or item of clothing that can not be found elsewhere
WTS - Want to Sell
When we post clothing or shoes we want to sell in different communities / platforms
WTT - Want to Trade
When you have any sneakers or interesting clothing items that people are looking for, In case you want to swap them for something new, you can upload a post with pictures and the term WTT
LPU - Latest pickup -
The term used when we bought a new shoe or other item of clothing, and we want to show off to friends on social media
WDYWT - what did you wear today
We usually come across this term in a thread designed to share in the comments which shoe we wore today or which with interesting clothing we decided to go out with today
What it does it mean DS?
DS - Deadstock same, only without tag
DSWT - deadstock with tags
Comes from the term "stock = stock, and dead = dead, which in American slang is used instead of "completely" or "seriously".
The term expresses the fact that the product I am talking about is brand new as in the store, with the tag on it still.
VNDS - Very near deadstock Very close to like new
Sometimes when people try on the shoe / item once, change laces or use the shoe / item very lightly before putting it up for sale
OG - sometimes used as an abbreviation for the word "Original"
If in cases where the shoe that is sold comes with all the items that came with it from the store (OG ALL) or if it is a model in its original version
Retail - Store price
The price of the item - whether clothing or shoe is rare, as priced in the store.
For example, today Jordan 1 models are high, usually costing 680 NIS in Nike or Foot Locker, but after the stock runs out, the price varies depending on the supply and demand in the market
Resale - This term basically describes the entire field of sneakers and streetwear.
All the most coveted items, the ones you can find almost nowhere, were sold in the store, albeit for a very short time and in very limited stock.
The resell market is what determines the value of the item after the store has run out of stock, according to supply and demand.
"Legit", short for Legitimate, in the world of sneakers and hype: refers to an item or person who sells an item that is reliable or authentic and 100% original, usually said in cases where we want to test a unique shoe purchased or ask for recommendations about a particular seller.
Stands for 'Outfit', in US slang, since verbally the two word sound very much alike.
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