A History of Sneakers

Ahhh, sneakers. For many, probably the first pair of shoes to ever shod our tiny baby feet.

But who knew that sneakers had quite the interesting history of its own? That this founding footwear was around for a century before people even started calling it “sneaker” (thanks to its creeper-friendly, quiet rubber sole). That it was James Dean who first wore sneakers for fashion, not function.

Apparently, the fashion-forward folk at SSENSE did. Read on here.

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