Let’s go back to talking about shoes. Specifically for tennis shoes or better, sneakers. Have you ever wondered what are the most influential sneakers in the world? Those who have fashioned and continue to dictate law? I do not have to say, they are models created years ago but never lose the opportunity to do or refine trend. Let’s find them together one by one…
The 11 most influential sneakers in the world of recent times
Born in 1991 are the most influential sneakers realized recently. Today they are reproposed by immediately finding the same consents of over 20 years ago. Generous symbol, this model features a wild boar skirt, synthetic material, heel reinforcement and rubber sole. Must have in black.
Adidas Stan Smith
Create in 1971 for Stan Smith’s tennis star. They have made fashion history becoming a true style icon. Pattern characterized by a soft high finish leather finish, synthetic leather lining, three trapezoidal strips and preformed rubber sole. Must have white with heel reinforcement and logo on the tongue in green.
Born in the ’70s, you became an icon on basketball fields. Today they have also gained the world of street style while remaining unchanged in the look. Pattern characterized by leather upper, rubber shell tip, fabric lining, rubber sole with fish plug design. Must have white with heel reinforcement, side bands and logo on black tab.
Converse Chuck Taylor All Star
Produced for the first time in 1917 but became popular only thanks to the US basketball player from which in 1932 they also took the name. Since then, this pattern of canvas and rubber shoes has become a symbol of different generations and is perfect for those who celebrate their own style and self-expression. Must have black or white.
New Balance 576
Launched in 1988, they are a true classic, always relieved in so many colors. Combine top in nabuk and premium mesh with a durable rubber outsole. Must have depending on your tastes but bi-color always win.
Nike Air Force
Born in 1982, they pay tribute to the Air Force One from which they are named. They were the first basketball shoes with Nike Air technology to become a true fashion accessory. Pattern characterized by leather or fabric upper, punched inserts, adjustable strap, foam midsole with air and rubber outsole. Must have in white.
Nike Air Max
1987 is the year that marks the debut of Nike Air Max 1. The first model launched on the market with Air visible in the heel. Since then, it is a story of different lines and interpretations that conquer the world. Pattern characterized by mesh with exterior leather layers, Max Air cushioning and rubber sole. Must have the silver model.
Nike Classic Cortez
Born in 1972, it became the most popular and innovative training shoe of those times. An unmistakable icon of the fiery and gritty style. Pattern characterized by leather upper, foam midsole and rubber outsole with fishnet pattern. Must have in white.
The most popular model released by PUMA in the late 1980s. An entire generation symbol is always relaunched in new and original colors. Featuring suede upper, padded ankle and rubber sole. Must have in black.
Born in 1925 as an unisex sports shoe. A real status symbol from generation to generation. Featuring a top in pure cotton unlined and natural rubber sole. Must have in white or blue.
Vans Old Skool
Launched in 1977 under the name Vans #36. Today are the Old Skool, classic skateboarder sneakers. The first identified by the iconic side-by-side motif that conquers everyone. Featuring canvas and leather upper, original rubber waffle sole and padded collar. Must have in black.
Here are the 11 most influential sneakers in the world that can not be missed in our shoemakers. Or rather, surely they are never missed in our closets that we remember. Some of them also have more variations and colorings at the same time. Your absolute favorite? I Superga forever. ;)
Credits: Images found in official brand shops.