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Inside the rarest collection of trainers in Europe as ‘Sneakerheads’ gather in Glasgow

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‘SNEAKERHEADS’ gathered in Glasgow last weekend for Europe’s largest trainer festival.

More than 100 traders and enthusiasts came together at Platform in Glasgow to celebrate the rarest and most desirable pairs of trainers.

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The event, which took place on June 26, saw more than 2,000 sneakerheads snap up a huge range of exclusive trainers from brands such as Nike, Air Jordan and Yeezy.

Rare shoes were on sale for prices ranging from £50 all the way to several thousand.

Some of the best streetwear vendors in the UK were also in attendance including Supreme, Palace and Stussy.

The event was hosted by Crepe City, which was founded in London in 2009.

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Crepe City founder Ronal Raichura told the BBC: “We bring together all the biggest footwear fanatics from around the country to one location.

“This is the first time we’ve done the show in Scotland.

“People can come and buy and sell rare pairs of trainers and try to find that one pair that’s been evading them for years from their collection.”

We recently revealed the eBay search trick that could save you £300 on top brands including Nike and Fred Perry.

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An unfortunate spelling mistake on an eBay UK listing could be the difference between paying top dollar and bargain basement prices.

The Sun checked the auction website to find some examples.

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