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6-year-old “retired” beauty queen Eden Wood can now add one more bullet to her list of accomplishments: she’s just become the youngest person ever to have been profiled in Fairchild’s Footwear News. That said, judging from the way she talks about her favorite shoes, evolving style, and downtime kicks, age is nothing but a number for Wood.
Encountering a male sneaker enthusiast with more pairs of shoes than his female counterpart is an unusual scenario, but most unusual is one who has more shoes than 40 times the average women’s collection combined. Co-founder of Freshnessmag.com and web designer Yu-Ming Wu’s sneaker collection of 800-plus pairs, from brands like Nike, Adidas, and Puma, to name a few, was recently revealed in Women’s Wear Daily’s Footwear News.