The Trashlab Documentary: Sneaker Collectors explores the world of those who have a passion for shoe fashion.

More specifically, the passion for finding sneakers that are rare and keeping a collection of priceless footwear relics. The video depicts the economic facet of sneaker collecting along with the expertise that it takes to keep this taste-making habit afloat. It requires a vast amount of commitment and a keen dedication to obtaining the coveted kicks.

The people in the short discuss why they are partial to spending large sums on their sneaker habits. It is often due to a passion for style and the significance that a high end shoe has for each collector. The documentary shows that the sneaker has become a symbol of status and that its surrounding culture has a cult-like following of shoe aficionados.