Especially the endorsement by the the legendary hip hop crew Run-DMC, which even dedicated a song to this sneaker in 1986, made the Adidas Superstar to actually one of the biggest superstars in sneaker history. Just like the Converse Chuck Taylor All-Stars the sneaker made the transition from the gym to the streets, where it was worn primarily in the 80's by b-boys with extra thick laces. Since then the Superstar has been updated on a regular basis and made it all the way from the 60's up to now a very desirable sneaker.
White leather, three black stripes and the famous "Shell Toe" rubber cap - the adidas Originals Superstar is unmistakable and has been one of the most popular sneakers ever designed for decades. Learn the story of the adidas Originals Superstar here. The path from court to pop culture. Read more in our blog