Classic sneakers have a nostalgic feel to them. One look and you’ll know that it’s from a specific brand. They basically cemented the brand’s identity even before they got neon upgrades and numbers on their names.
Just like designer bags, these sneakers continue to be relevant today. They’re also considered as collector’s items for avid sneakerheads. Some may also be hard to find now, but it’s worth it to hunt for these kicks.
Converse Chuck Taylor All-Star High Top Shoe
We owned (or still own) a pair of these at some point in our lives. According to WKYC, these canvas sneakers were originally worn as basketball shoes in the 1920s. But when they became obsolete among athletes, it became a staple pair among musicians like Sid Vicious and Joan Jett. Now, they’re part of several people’s daily wear, especially concert and festival-goers. Available at Glorietta 1.
According to Primer Magazine, the Puma Suede was made popular in the ’70s by basketball star Walter “Clyde” Frazier. It was also used as a warm-up shoe by women’s basketball players. The design of the shoes evolved over time, and soon became the shoe of choice of the hip-hop community in the ’80s and ’90s. You might want to get this after snatching Rihanna’s Fenty Puma collection. Available at Bonifacio High Street.