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Sneakers are shoes primarily designed for sports or other forms of physical exercise. Sneakers have evolved to be used for casual ...

The History of Sneakers - Fact Monster


Sneakers go back a long way. In the late 18th century, people wore rubber soled shoes called plimsolls, but they were pretty crude—for one thing, there was no ...

The Humble History of the Sneaker - Heddels


Dec 20, 2014 ... In this historical retrospective, we analyze the invention, acceptance, and popularization of everyone's favorite shoe: the humble sneaker.

A brief history of high fashion kicks - CNN.com


Jun 30, 2015 ... The once humble sneaker has moved from the gym to the disco to the collections of the world's top designers. How did that happen?

Sneaker History


The definitive resource for sneaker history and information from the past, the present, and the future.

Why Athletic Shoes Are Called "Sneakers" - Today I Found Out


Nov 27, 2013 ... Today I found out how tennis shoes came to be called sneakers. When it comes to .... 10 Rare Historical Photos DeclassifiedDetonate. Undo.

Infographic: The Ultimate History Of Sneaker Design | Co.Design ...


From Chuck Taylors to Air Jordans, almost 100 years of kicks are here in one awesomely illustrated print.

Fashion Archives: A Look at the History of Sneakers


Sep 17, 2016 ... We take a look back into the fashion archives at the history of the sneaker; where it started, and it's connection to the fashion and music ...

GQ Sneaker Culture History Video | HYPEBEAST


Sneakers are so pervasive in the mainstream nowadays, that it's easy to forget the close to one century of history behind what we know today as the sneaker.

50 Moments That Changed Sneaker Culture Forever | Complex


Feb 19, 2013 ... Sneakers have come a long way. In their hundred-plus year history, they've gone from primitive pieces of athletic equipment to status symbols, ...

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History of Sneakers at The Idle Man


Thanks for checking out The Idle Man's interactive guideline on the history of sneakers. As passionate sneakerheads ourselves, we wanted to provide a ...

The History of Sneakers - Inventors - About.com


History of Sneakers. < Continued from page 1. Updated August 06, 2016. The first rubber soled shoes called plimsolls were developed and manufactured in the  ...

A Brief History Of Sneakers - Dr. Stephen M. Pribut, DPM


The US athletic shoe market is a $13 billion-per-year industry that sells more than 350 million pairs of sports shoes annually. Sports shoes have penetrated into ...