1960's Sneakers _IFunderburk


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Adidas before stripes were added

Gazelles
  • Comes in 2 diffeerent colors, Red and white and all white
  • A very well known Groovy sneaker in thw 60's
  • made by Adidas


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Original Era
  • released in hundreds of colour variations over the years in its usual suede material.
  • A very popular shoe that started back in the 60's and still popular today.
  • Made by Adidas



6EC497EA.jpgChuck Taylor/ Original Converse.

  • In the1960’s, the popular shoe most worn around were "tennis shoes" or "sneakers
  • In parts of New Jersey, sneakers and tennis shoes were called bobo's
  • Thats where alot of us today get this from (Calling old shoes thats not name brand BOBO"S)
  • In Pittsburgh, they were called "Fishheads which has the same meaning as bobo's.
  • Chucks were pretty much the standard sneaker for boys growing up and playing basketball.... Up to the time that Adidas became extreamely popular.
  • Adidas started adding stripes to their same old product.
  • There were two basic questions in picking out your sneakers in the early days:
    1. "High-top or low-top?"
    2. "Black or white?"
  • The reason being is because back in the days these were popular ways to purchaseing your sneakers and the most common colors for shoes were black and or white.



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  • introduced as a “comfort shoe”. With a wide variety in models and styles,
  • was later popularized in hip hop by artists including Ghostface Killah a.k.a. The Wally Champ.


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Converse Men's All Star Hi Funk Flo Apparel
  • "Chuck Taylor" All-Star went for around $10, while you could have a pair of quite functional Chuck Clones for $5.
  • Many people wore these, they came in many different colors, sizes, and designs.
  • Even having the chuck clones people still were rocking them.
  • We still wear these today just more of a plain and less graphic version.



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Peter Max, 1968
  • These Shoes were designed by Peter Max, 1967(?).
  • They were originally from the collection of designer Bill Hyde of Foster City, California.


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Vans Slip On's
  • Most woren by Hippies
  • Was GROOVY and really eye catching.











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Maginnis, Tara, and Ph.D.. "Peter Max Tennis Shoes of the Late 1960's." The Costumer's Manifesto: Your Free One-stop Site for Costume Information &Images. N.p., n.d. Web. 21 Mar. 2012. http://www.costumes.org/HISTORY/100pages/peter_maxshoes.htm.


"Vans “Hippie Pack” | TheShoeGame.com - Sneakers & Information." TheShoeGame.com - Sneakers & Information. N.p., n.d. Web. 21 Mar. 2012. http://theshoegame.com/articles/vans-hippie-pack.html.