hey guys my friends are going to taiwan and they were wondering what shops were available there to cop some heat, like OG's or older retros for a decent price. As well as Sb's for a decent price... thanks for your time..
> > Well i was in Taipei last summer and i did a lil
> shoe shopping but i
> > get around much so i dunno all the spots. But in
> taipei you should
> > out Hsi Men Ding (all the cabbies know where it
> is)...it's sort of a
> > outdoor shopping plaza with lotsa alleys with
> stores. That's where i
> > most of my shoe shopping...make sure you check the
> alleys cuz
> there're some
> > stores hidden away back there. You can also try
> asking some of the
> > employees where the hot spots are if you speak the
> > The shoe stores in taiwan are always easy to spot
> cuz they always
> have HUGE
> > Nike signs out front...so wherever you go just
> keep an eye out for
> that big
> > swoosh.
> > ---
> > make sure you visit "KON-GUAN" in taipei, right
> across the street from
> > Taiwan University
> > if you live in kao-shiung, there are plenty of
> spots there
> also.....if you
> > have time, go to Tai-Nan, they have shoes, new or
> OG, for cheap
> > ---
> > There's a shop called Rodman on Chung Hsiao East
> Road behind the former
> > Tonlin department store. They carry a lot of rare
> shoes at extremly
> > prices. You can see a lot of rare shoes such as OG
> jordans from just
> > every model, space jam 45, carbon flightposite,
> dunks, AF Is, etc.
> > The biggest Nike shop in Taipei is probably in a
> department store
> > "Jin Hwa Chen." It's the biggest department store
> in Taipei. I think
> > nike shop is somewhere on the 10th-12th floor.
> > In "shi men ding" (direct translation would be
> "west door market")
> > a building called "wan nien." They carry some old
> nikes there but I
> > sometimes they carry fakes.
> > I haven't seen too many fakes in Taipei but I
> heard some places near
> > train station and I've seen them at night markets.
> > ---
> > be extra careful when shopping inside "wan nien"
> in "shi men ding",
> they do
> > carry alot of fake/variants in there......i bought
> a pair of AM95's
> > and couldnt tell the difference until i compared
> it with a true OG....
> > ---
hope that helps