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In all of sneaker history, few sneakers are as important to the footwear industry and to pop culture as the adidas Stan Smith.
In a video for SHOWstudio adidas consultant Gary Aspden discusses the history of the shoe as well as pivotal moments in its history against a backdrop of varying iterations of the classic silhouette. From its design origins to some of its earliest adopters, including the John Lennon and David Bowie, to its relevance in today's culture, Aspden displays knowledge of the Stan Smith that very few in this world possess and only a true sneaker historian would know. If you're a die-hard sneakerhead, a fan of the culture, or just love Stan Smiths, than Aspden's video is a must-see. After watching, you may have a new appreciation for what's already a certified classic.
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