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Constructed in a boot-like mold, the sneaker sees a high padded collar, accented with red and blue rubber eyelets below. This updated rendition of the sneaker is dominated by jet black velvet fabrics and leather panels, underscored by a vivid blue midsole. Other parts like the leather toe cap and rubber tongue patch bring back the nostalgic designs of the past while updating them with a contemporary twist.
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Before — the year when Tony Hawk became a pro and extremely popular because of the trick — skateboarding was underground and people who wore skate sneakers were indeed skaters and are well-versed with the skate culture. Before the boom of skateboarding, skate sneakers were exclusively made by skate brands and are only available in skate shops or through the mail. Skate shoes then were distinct and bulky, and people knew immediately that it is for skateboarding and that the person wearing it does skate.
Items from the past were crafted with more care, even by hand. Vintage clothes have a 'sturdiness' to them that indicates higher quality. Retro styles seem more sophisticated, classy and well put together.
By Anthony Pappalardo. The timeline of footwear designed for skateboarding is odd, especially considering how paramount shoes are to the act itself. A large part of the difficulty is that riding a skateboard destroys your shoes at a rate that is higher than almost any other activity, and reaching a balance between durable and functional is tricky.