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28 Iconic Sneakers Revivals

From Vividly Reimagined Retro Sneakers to Museum-Backed Shoe Designs

— February 8, 2018 — Fashion
The footwear industry is constantly buzzing with innovations in materials and brand-new silhouettes and in order to balance the influx of the new, brands have been updating the designs of beloved iconic sneakers that date back as far as the 60s. Whether it is a reference to pop culture, a collaboration with an institution or just tapping into the nostalgic tendencies of the consumers, casual shoe revivals have become a popular purchase worldwide.

While adidas recently updated its trail running shoe from 1979 with a highly breathable mesh upper and a pigskin nubuck toe cap, Nike is boasting various new silhouettes of its Air Force I, as well as tapping into dad-inspired iconic sneakers. Reebok, on the other hand, is reviving its retro footwear, based on an early 2000s TV advertisement that promotes exercise.
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Classic Flax-Hued Sneakers
Classic Flax-Hued Sneakers
Nike Updated Its Popular Air Force Max with a Retro Beige Colorway
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Retro Easter-Inspired Sneakers
Retro Easter-Inspired Sneakers
These New Air Force 1 Lows Feature a Myriad of Pastel Colors
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Velvet-Stripped Sneakers
Velvet-Stripped Sneakers
Adidas' Superstar Sneaker Has Undergone a Velvet Makeover
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25
Classic Blush Pink Sneakers
Classic Blush Pink Sneakers
Nike's Classic Cortez is Updated with a 'Particle Beige' Colorway
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24
Reworked Satin Sneakers
Reworked Satin Sneakers
Vans's Latest Collection Features Shiny Satin Lux Sneakers
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23
Thick-Soled Retro Sneakers
Thick-Soled Retro Sneakers
This New Rick Owens Silhouette is a Part of Its 'Walrus' Collection
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22
Female-Focused Sneaker Redesigns
Female-Focused Sneaker Redesigns
Nike's 'The 1 Reimagined' Reinvents Classic Styles for Women
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21
Retro Rose-Hued Sneakers
Retro Rose-Hued Sneakers
These Pink Air Max 95s are Ideal for the Spring
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City-Inspired Basketball Sneakers
City-Inspired Basketball Sneakers
The Special Field Air Force 1 Mid “LA" Celebrates Los Angeles
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Revived Premium Colored Sneakers
Revived Premium Colored Sneakers
The Nike Air Force 1 '07 are Ultra Stylish with Their Dual Colors
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18
Retro Rainbow Sneakers
Retro Rainbow Sneakers
The New Air Zoom Talaria from Nike Has Playful Multicolored Soles
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17
Reintroduced Vintage Sneakers
Reintroduced Vintage Sneakers
Reebok's Spring/Summer 2018 Features a Colorful Reebok Classic
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16
Street-Style Soccer Cleats
Street-Style Soccer Cleats
The New adidas Samba W White Ice is an Updated Ladies Sports Shoe
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Nostalgic Millennial Pink Sneakers
Nostalgic Millennial Pink Sneakers
The Converse Jack Purcell Has Undergone a Baby Pink Makeover
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14
Retro Rainbow Sneakers
Retro Rainbow Sneakers
The Nike Be True Shoes Feature a Rainbow Stripe to Celebrate Pride Month
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13
Mixed-Material 90s Sneakers
Mixed-Material 90s Sneakers
The Bodega x ASICS 'Underground' Shoes Feature Retro & Modern Elements
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12
Advertisement-Referencing Shoes
Advertisement-Referencing Shoes
The Hanon x Reebok Collaboration References a 2000 UK TV Ad
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11
Springlike Suede Sneakers
Springlike Suede Sneakers
These Peach-Colored Suede Sneakers by New Balance Have a Cheery Colorway
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10
Chutney-Colored Sneakers
Chutney-Colored Sneakers
The New Air Jordan 13s from Nike are a Rework of a Popular 1998 Design
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9
Museum-Backed Shoe Designs
Museum-Backed Shoe Designs
The MoMA Nike Air Force 1 Collaboration Has an Artistic Twist
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Milkshake-Inspired Footwear Lookbooks
Milkshake-Inspired Footwear Lookbooks
This New NAKED Editorial is Full of Muted Pastel Colorways
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7
Updated Trail Running Sneakers
Updated Trail Running Sneakers
The adidas 'Marathon Tr' is Highly Durable and Chic
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6
Rejuvenated 90s Sneaker Designs
Rejuvenated 90s Sneaker Designs
The 1993 Nike Pantheon Was Updated with a Range of Fresh Colorways
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5
Celebrity Sneaker Editorials
Celebrity Sneaker Editorials
Bella Hadid Models Nike's Retro Cortez Sneakers in This New Ad
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4
Revived Superbike Sneakers
Revived Superbike Sneakers
The Air Jordan IV Motorsports Pays Tribute to MJ's Racing Team
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3
Vividly Reimagined Retro Sneakers
Vividly Reimagined Retro Sneakers
Nike's New 'Court Blue' Colorway Features Bright Blue and Yellow
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2
Dad-Style Sneakers
Dad-Style Sneakers
The Nike Grandstand II is Back After a Quarter of a Century
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1
Customizable Logo Sneakers
Customizable Logo Sneakers
Nike's New Air Force 1 Design Comes with Velcro Swooshes
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