Quite short story of sneakers – how did they become so attractive

Even though sneakers became highly famous not that long ago, they have already been present for a rather long time and own their very own history. Back in the 18th century guys were wearing sport shoes (which were less or more comfortable, depends on the production process these days. Nevertheless, it was just beginning of the 20th century when sneakers become to be mass produced.
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Obviously, it look rathr different than shoes we think of these days when hearing the word “sneakers”. They have two things in common though:

- To get started with, the name. These shoes were already called “sneakers”. Why? Because person who was wearing them was able to easily sneak up, as those shoes were highly quiet as well as made no noise.

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Since few years winters in our area of Europe are a lot warmer then it were decade ago. However even so, still in time of cold months we need to pay costs of heating to keep our selves warm.


- Futhermore, this was sporty shoes, that were much more comfortable than typical shoes. Firstly, they were mainly worn to play sports as well as during sport activities. But this also started to change pretty soon.

In 1950 young people were already wearing sneakers as a fashionable accessory. However, the real popularity of sneakers started in the 80s. in USA. What was the reason? Firstly, the fashion for staying fit has started. Man were worshiping Arnold Schwarzenegger and were able to work out for hours to have a body like him. Girls were working out in front of their TV, hoping to have a fit body.

What is more, emergence of hip hop subculture. Almost all famous rappers as well as skateboarders were wearing sneakers. This become their trademark. As a result, young people became to follow them in wearing sneakers too (useful site). Furthermore, Michael Jordan also has to be mention in this article. He was a first famous person, that became some kind of an ambassador for sneakers (https://www.sneakerstudio.co.uk/). The model Nike Air Jordan 1 is still known and widely recognized even today, tons of years later.
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