Tareq Q who is more common to go by the name of @kickstq on Instagram has appeared as a self-proclaimed sneaker collector and a style influencer hailing from Kuwait.

He is very known to keep his identity as a mystery by always covering his face on social media presence and would never disclose his name and age. However, Kickstq is known to be one of the most renowned sneaker collector in the Middle East.

It was at the age of 10, Tareq began to build an interest for street fashion and sneaker culture through basketball and hip hop. By the age of 12, he was first introduced to Michael Jordan – Basketball Legend with a pair of Stealth Black Air Jordan. Since then he began his journey of collecting sneakers.

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In March 2014, he decided to start his own blog as “Kickstq” of where he got inspired by looking at other blogs on Instagram and today stands by his own fan base of “134k” Instagram followers.

Tareq has also mentioned that some of his favorite brands to “rock” as an outfit is Saint Laurent because of the quality and timeless designs as well as Jordan’s because of the significance it has and since he is a big Michael Jordan fan and started his journey on collecting sneakers because of him.

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His key factors on giving advice to upcoming sneaker/ street fashion bloggers is to “stay passionate and have a vision”.


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To check out more of his blog you can connect with him at:

Website: http://kickstq.com/

Instagram: https://instagram.com/kickstq/

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