Yesterday I had one of those days that reminded me that I do truly love my job and the people I get to meet for a living.
Lured into the square by coworker and photographer Rose Lincoln, who had a scoop on a local shoe store selling new, limited-edition Harvard-inspired sneakers, we set off to see what the fuss was about.
What we found was a real life “sneakerhead” campsite: Throngs of mostly young men had come from both close and far to sleep outdoors and brave the weird weather as of late to purchase “Three Lies,” a collaborative shoe designed by Asics and Harvard Square shoe store Concepts. The shoe went on sale this morning at 10 a.m. with a limited run of 800 pairs.
The guys I met were warm, funny, candid, and, as always, I was ready to dive in with both feet. Pun intended.
Read more about the shoe and the campers from my story published today in the Harvard Gazette.