Classic Kicks Creates a Timeline Featuring Vintage Sneaker Ads

Sneaker culture has had a storied history and the team over at Classic Kicks takes us on a trip

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Sneaker culture has had a storied history and the team over at Classic Kicks takes us on a trip down memory lane with a heritage timeline of shoe advertisements. Beginning from 1950 with a pair of Converse Chuck Taylor All-Stars, the timeline stretches all the way to the 1990s. The timeline shows the popularity of brands like adidas and PUMA in the early years, and the eventual rise of Nike and Air Jordan. For the younger generation, the article presents an informative and refreshing look into the history of sneaker culture as people often forget the era when Keds, Converse and adidas dominated professional sports sponsorships. The advertisements feature a wide array of professional athletes from a variety of sports, including MLB great Daryl Strawberry, tennis legend Andre Agassi, and the notable ”His Airness,” Michael Jordan. Check out the The Heritage Timeline of Sneaker Culture at Classic Kicks here.

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