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Top 10 iconic sneakers to buy online

Top 10 iconic sneakers to buy online

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Feature 09 Feb 2015, 13:35 IST
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Fashion fads change faster than the climate but one thing that will never go out of vogue is the trusty old Sneaker which has been around since the 1950’s. I’m sure you’ll find a pair of sneakers in the shoe rack of even the most fanatical fashion freak and will continue to do so for years to come. Due to its overwhelming popularity the market is flooded with varieties of sneakers from all the brands possible which may make you spoilt for choice, but fret not as this article aims to single of the best ones possible.


Adidas Stan Smith

Adidas Stan Smith

It’s no surprise that these beautiful sneakers hold the record for being the top selling sneakers in the world. The worlds love affair with the Stan Smiths, named in honour of the American tennis great of the same name, began right back in 1971 and has refused to die down which has caused the sneakers to sell in the access of 40 million. Adidas has released quite a few limited editions as well as updated models, but nothing beats the charm of the original which is still popular even today. You owning a pair equals to you owning a piece of history.

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Adidas Samba

Adidas Samba

The year was 1950 and Adidas came out with a shoe called the ‘Samba’ to help footballers withstand the perils of the hard ground while training. Little did the company know that the Samba’s would become one of the most popular sneakers in the world and usher in the sneaker revolution in the process. The Samba has sold in the excess of 35 million pairs and continues to be a part of people's wardrobes 64 long years after its initial release. The shoes luxurious looks along with its iconic rubber gumsole are some of the factors that made the Samba popular among people from all walks of life. Purchasing a pair would do justice to the term ‘owner’s pride’.

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Converse Chucks

Converse Chucks

If there’s one shoe that has truly managed to stand the test of time it’s got to be Converse’s legendary Chuck Taylors. First released in 1917 in collaboration with basketball player Chuck Taylor, in honour of who the shoes are named, the Chucks took no time in winning the hearts of the public as well as establishing a legacy that lasts even today. The Chucks have made an impression everywhere from films to pop music, most famously in Michael Jackson’s legendary video Beat It in which almost all the gang members wear Chucks, and continue to be heavily used in modern times. One sneaker that will never go out of fashion is the Chucks.

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Adidas Superstar 

Adidas Superstar 

Another revolutionary Adidas shoe can be found in the form of the Superstar. This iconic piece of footwear was mainly designed for basketball players, most famously Kareem Abdul Jabbar who wore them throughout his career, in 1969 but it didn’t take long for them to hit the street where it’s influence has remained ever since. The most attractive feature about these shoes is their beautiful black and white design which gives them a vintage look along with their iconic shell toe sets the Superstar apart from the rest. It would be an excellent decision to buy a pair as soon as you spot one.

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Nike Air Jordan I

Nike Air Jordan I

No list of the best sneakers to buy can be complete without including these beauties. In 1984 Nike teamed up with a little know, but outrageously talented basketball player named Michael Jordan with the aim of creating a shoe that would become his eventual trademark. The rest, as they say, is history. The world was immediately bowled over by ‘His Airness’ and his brilliant shoes which continue to remain popular even today. The Air Jordan I quickly made its way from the basketball court to the street and has is seen on scores of youngsters feet even today. There’s no possible reason why anyone would shy away from owning a pair.

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Nike Tiempo

Nike Tiempo

These iconic shoes were one of the first to sport Nike’s iconic swoosh logo and remains one of the American sportswear manufacturers most popular range till today. Known for its plush looks and super comfortable fit, the Tiempo is a favourite of many football stars including Sergio Ramos, Ashley Cole, Ronaldinho among scores of others. The Tiempo’s are widely appreciated among the music circuit too. A wide range of Tiempo’s is available for purchase online in different colours and designs which makes it possible for you to pick one as per your preferences.

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Puma Future Brasil Tricks

Puma Future Brasil Tricks

These beautiful shoes, released in time for the 2014 World Cup held in Brazil hence the name, really took the World by storm and became a fashion rage in no time. The most attractive feature of the Brasil Tricks are of course their dual colours along with their beautiful design on the body which is made out of high quality synthetic leather. Not only do they go with virtually any outfit but also attract a lot of attention for all the right reasons. No other shoe makes a fashion statement more powerfully than the Brasil Tricks, which will certainly go down in history as one of the most innovative shoes ever.

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Vans Loafers 

Vans Loafers

A sneaker that has really taken India by storm have got to be Vans’ iconic loafers which are seen on the feet of every second youngster and have spawned numerous imitations available on the streets. Not only do they offer comfort but also style which is what makes them so popular even though they’re traditionally designed for the tennis circuit. Another factor that has caused the Vans loafers sales to serge is due to them being able to blend with casual as well as semi formal and formal wardrobes effortlessly.

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DC Cole Pro

DC Cole Pro

Designed in honour of championship skater Chris Cole, these amazing DC Shoes pack quite a punch. Although they’re traditionally for the skating track there’s no hard and fast rule that prevents you from using them as everyday sneakers. Honestly speaking the Chris Pro makes quite an attractive sneaker and is made up of high quality materials that promise durability as well as comfort. The best part is the can be worn with a casual as well as a semi formal outfit which appreciates their worth.

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Woodland Casuals

Woodland Casuals 

Another brand that has gained quite a fan following in India has got to be Woodland. Some of the factors that have made Woodland popular over here are their extremely high quality material, top class leather, superb colour combinations as well as a lengthy shelf life. The magnificent light brown tone that has become a signature for most of Woodland’s shoes enable them to be worn with any outfit be it casual or formal. Investing in a pair would be an extremely smart move on your part. 

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