Quite brief story of sneakers – how did they become that fashionable

Even though sneakers became very fashionable just a few years ago, they have already existed for a rather long time and own their own history. Back in the 18th century guys were wearing sport shoes (which were less or more convenient, depending on the production process those days. However, it was only beginning of the 20th century when sneakers become to be mass produced.
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Certainly, it look rathr different than shoes we think of nowadays while hearing the word “sneakers”. They have 2 things in common though:

- First of all, the name. Those shoes were already known as “sneakers”. Why? Because person that was wearing them could easily sneak up, as those shoes were greatly quiet and made no noise.

- Second, it was sporty shoes, which were much more comfortable than standard ones. At the beginning, they were mostly worn to play sports and during sport activities. But it also started to change pretty soon.

In 1950 young people were already wearing sneakers as a fashionable accessory. Nevertheless, the real popularity of sneakers started in the 80s. in the United States. Why? Firstly, the fashion for being fit has started. Man were admiring Arnold Schwarzenegger and were able to work out for hours to have a body at least similar to his. Women were working out in front of their TV, fighting for fit body.

Second, appearance of hip hop subculture. Most of famous rappers and skateboarders were wearing sneakers. This become kind of a trademark. As a result, young people became to follow them and to wear sneakers too (click here for main source of information). Additionally, Michael Jordan also has to be mention as part of the history. He was a first known around the word person, that became some kind of an ambassador of sneakers . The model Nike Air Jordan 1 is well known and widely recognized even today, plenty of years later.

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During the last decade, sneakers happened to be a inherent element of fashion. If someone wants to be fashionable, has no other option but having a pair of sneakers. Young and old people wear them as an very fashionable accessory. Plenty of guys wear them while going to the party. Many women wear sneakers reebok (see full offer on this page) together with elegant dresses. Such a mixture of styles has recently become very fashionable. And this makes sneakers even more successful than before.

Posted by Administrator on 2017-02-16 15:49:38
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