How The Stan Smith Became The Ultimate Fashion Sneaker

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Way before Pharrell started supporting Stan Smith's, causing Adidas' stock to go through the roof, the sneaker had an impressive legacy of over 40 years. In 2014 after a two year absence, the sneaker reappeared and piqued the interest of sneaker heads and snobby high-fashion folks.Check out this dope article our friends over at i-D put together charting this rise of the shoe and examining exactly how this standard tennis sneaker has become a fashion staple.Also, head over to Rap Genius and punch in "Stan Smith" you'll be surprised to see how many results pop up deeply rooting this clean silhouette into sneaker culture:
I’m a sneaker addict and I need a fix, Polo with these Stan Smiths.