Pretty short story of sneakers – how did they become so popular

Even though sneakers became extremely famous just a few years ago, they have already existed for a pretty long time and have their very own history. As early as in the eighteenth century people were wearing sport shoes (that were less or more convenient, depending on the production process those days. However, it was just beginning of the 20th century when sneakers become to be mass produced.

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Apparently, it look pretty different than shoes we think of these days while hearing the word “sneakers”. There are two things in common though:

- Firstly, the name. These shoes were already called “sneakers”. Why? ’Cause person that was wearing them was able to easily sneak up, as those shoes were very quiet and made no noise.

- Second, this was sporty shoes, that were much more comfortable than standard ones. Firstly, they were mainly worn to play sports and during sport activities. But this also started to change quite soon.

In 1950 teenagers were already wearing sneakers as a fashionable accessory. Nonetheless, 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 in case to have a body at least similar to his. Women were working out in front of the TV, hoping to have a fit body.

Second, emergence of hip hop subculture. Most of famous rappers as well as skateboarders were wearing sneakers. This become kind of a trademark. As a result, young individuals became to follow them in wearing sneakers too (see information). What’s more, Michael Jordan also has to be mention in this article. He was a first famous person, who became some kind of an ambassador for sneakers The model Nike Air Jordan 1 is well known and widely recognized even today, tons of years later.

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During the last decade, sneakers became a permanent element of fashion. If someone wants to be fashionable, there is no other option but having a pair of sneakers. Young and old individuals wear them as an greatly fashionable accessory. Lots of men and ladies wear them while going to the party. Many women wear sneakers reebok (go to my blog) together with mini skirts. Such a mixture of styles has lately become very fashionable. And it makes sneakers even more successful than earlier.

Posted by Administrator on 2018-02-02 11:45:12
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