Sneaker shoes now belong to the shoe fashion like the classic shoe. Due to its sporty character by twenty-somethings and young at heart are bought and loved. Sneaker shoes now belong to the shoe fashion like the classic shoe. Due to its sporty character by twenty-somethings and young at heart are bought and loved. The first sneakers were manufactured in the United Kingdom and the United States around 1860.
At this time, there were croquet shoes with very soft rubber sole and a shaft made of cotton. A circumferential the shoe colored line, which was located on the edge of the rubber sole, a few millimeters above the ground, was characteristic. This line helped that these models were then named of plimsolls. The load line in the shipping industry is known as Plimsoll. The ankle-high variant of the sneakers on the market came to around 1920. Fifty years later, the shoes in the United States conquered the market. Many adults mainly bought these shoes for use as trainers.
The shoes have the name sneaker to owe an advertising specialist. He noticed the quiet Appearance sounds, in contrast to the other shoes, and so the shoes got its current name. Inside, the modern sneaker shoes consist of a sandwich bottom with several layers of plastic. As a result, they have a very good cushioning. The sole is made of rubber with profile, which guarantees good liability and non-slip. The upper material is bright and fame made, often accompanied by the logo of the manufacturer of synthetic fibers. Today, adidas, Nike and PUMA make these shoes. When the teen Heartthrob in the 1950s, James Dean, with the sneakers in the public showed up, a new fashion trend for the then youth was born. The sneaker shoes were the preferred footwear clothing of young people, and this fashion trend continued for decades. It was also to express protest against adult culture and the ruling class. Afford any, could these shoes because they were cheaper than any leather shoe and above all the maintenance was much lower. The late of 1970s were also the so-called Edelsneaker on the market. They were of the material and the price for the upscale class. The Edelsneaker appealed to fashion-conscious, financially well provided shoe carrier at the age of 25 to 40 years. The term sneaker shoes appears only in German language in the late 1990s. The term sneaker or Athletic Shoe sounded better. These shoes are no longer considered to be sports shoe in itself. There are the so called Sneakerszene and a whole Sneakerkultur. Sneaker now found in all areas of leisure and of sports, such as basketball, tennis, and bowling.