Weprin personally scoured eBay for months, hand-picking 43 pairs of vintage Nikes to display at the front desk of our latest hotel. Nike was born in Eugene, Oregon in Waffle racers.
His experiments were intended to produce a new sole for athletic footwear that would have enough grip but, most importantly, be lightweight. He believed that his custom shoes would be lighter and cause his athletes less blisters. He wanted to reduce the overall drag on their energy by shaving off every ounce he could from the shoe.
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A brown bomber jacket and navy jeans are must-have menswear pieces, without which our closets would feel incomplete. Feeling inventive? Jazz up this ensemble by sporting a pair of grey suede athletic shoes.
Classic sneakers have inspired the bulk of modern sneaker-wearing. Canvas high-tops, suede low-tops, leather tennis shoes—you name it, every sneaker you like right now likely takes inspiration from the past. Obviously, sports had an especially profound impact on sneakers, like track, tennis, and basketball.
To celebrate years, Brooks re-released Vanguard in for its Heritage Collection, keeping the classic T-toe styling. Now to take on Millennial retro-ists. In the s and 90s, Asics made competitive sports shoes under its label Onitsuka Tiger.
In the spirit of the Olympic Track and Field events we are back again this week with another Nike Running ad, this time with a good look at a few Nike track and field shoes from Here we see "The blurry things on the Kenyans' feet", referencing the always talented and dominant Kenyan runners. Even though there are no shoes here that can be worn casually, which is what most of us sneaker collectors are looking for, it's still interesting to look at designs for the functional track and field footwear. Eye catching neon colors on track and field shoes have long been a trend and we see some of the early influencers like the bright colorways of the Zoom V, and Zoom Rival.
The newly-opened Graduate Eugene hotel in Eugene, Oregon is the latest to acquire the exclusive kicks, adding the coveted sneakers to its expansive collection of vintage Nike footwear and posters. Athletes gave the style its lunar nickname because of the waffle-marked footprints it left in the dirt that were reminiscent of prints left on the moon by astronauts. He wore them for six months back in the day before deciding to permanently store them away.