Gallery

  • Manufacturer unknown / Pre-vulcanized rubber overshoes, ca. 1830s / Collection of the Bata Shoe Museum /
    Pre-Vulcanized Rubber Overshoes
  • Thomas Dutton and Thorowgood / Running shoe, 1860–65 / Northampton Museums and Art Gallery
    Thomas Dutton and Thorowgood Running Shoe
  • Manufacturer unknown / Athletic shoe, ca. 1890s / Collection of the Bata Shoe Museum / Photo: Ron Wood
    Manufacturer Unknown Athletic Shoe
  • Goodyear Rubber Manufacturing Company / Low-top, ca. 1890s / Collection of the Bata Shoe Museum
    Goodyear Rubber Manufacturing Company Low-top
  • Beacon Falls Rubber Company / High-top, ca. 1900 / Collection of the Bata Shoe Museum / Photo: Ron Wood
    Beacon Falls Rubber Company High-top
  • United Rubber Company, Keds / Champion, 1916 / Collection of the Bata Shoe Museum / Photo: Ron Wood
    United Rubber Company Keds Champion
  • Converse Rubber Shoe Company / All Star/Non Skid, 1917 / Converse Archives
    Converse Rubber Shoe Company All Star/Non Skid
  • Dominion Rubber Company Fleet Foot, ca. 1925 / Photo: Hal Roth
    Dominion Rubber Company Fleet Foot
  • United Rubber Company Keds Conquest
  • Perfection Rubber Company / High Top, early 1900 / Collection of the Bata Shoe Museum / Photo: Ron Wood
    Perfection Rubber Company High-top
  • Nike, Air Jordan I
    Nike Air Jordan I
  • Adidas / Jabbar, ca. 2000s retro of 1978 / adidas AG / Photo: studio waldeck
    Adidas Jabbar
  • PUMA / Clyde, Chase Pack 2005 retro of 1973 / PUMA Archives / Photo: Ron Wood
    PUMA Clyde, Chase Pack
  • Adidas / Stan Smith, ca. 1980s / adidas AG / Photo: Ron Wood
    Adidas Stan Smith
  • Le Coq Sportif
    Le Coq Sportif Arthur Ashe
  • B. F. Goodrich / Jack Purcell, 1965–69 / Northampton Museums and Art Gallery / Photo: Ron Wood
    B. F. Goodrich Jack Purcell
  • Gebrüder Dassler Schuhfabrik / Modell Waitzer, 1936 / Photo: adidas AG / Studio Waldeck
    Gebrüder Dassler Schuhfabrik Modell Waitzer
  • Dunlop / Green Flash, ca. 1960s / Northampton Museums and Art Gallery / Photo: Ron Wood
    Dunlop Green Flash
  • Nike x Supreme / Dunk Hi Pro SB, 2003 / Collection of Sheraz Amin / Photo: Greg Washington
    Nike x Supreme Dunk High Pro SB
  • Louis Vuitton x Kanye West / Don, 2009 / Collection of Matte Babel / Photo: Ron Wood
    Louis Vuitton x Kanye West Don
  • adidas x Jeremy Scott Forum Money
  • Kanye West and Adidas Originals YEEZY Season 1 / YEEZY 750 Boost, 2015 / Courtesy of Adidas
    Kanye West and Adidas Originals YEEZY Season 1 YEEZY 750 Boost
  • Pony x Dee and Ricky / Slam Dunk High (Velcro), 2015 / Collection of the Bata Shoe Museum, gift of Dee and Ricky, S15.0015.AB/ Photo_Steph Hildebrand
    Pony x Dee and Ricky Slam Dunk High
  • adidas by Raf Simons Platform Lace
  • Nike x HAZE Air Force 1 Low
  • adidas by Rick Owens / Runner, 2014 / Courtesy of adidas
    adidas by Rick Owens Runner
  • New Balance x Josh Wisdumb 574
  • Reebok x Chanel Insta Pump Fury
  • Nike x Tom Sachs Whites (Original)
  • adidas x Cey Adams Ali Classic
  • Nike x Staple Design Dunk Low Pro SB Pigeon
  • PUMA x Kehinde Wiley Tekkies Mame
  • PUMA x Sophia Chang Basket
  • New Balance x Concepts CM496 Pool Blue
  • PUMA x Ronnie Fieg Disc Blaze OG Cove
  • Converse x Damien Hirst (Product)RED
  • Converse Big Five
  • The Secret Sneaker Market- and Why it Matters
  • Bata Sprinting shoe
  • Garrison High-top
  • Converse Gripper
  • Adidas Rekord
  • B. F. Goodrich P-F. Flyer
  • Bata Bullet
  • Converse All Star
  • Adidas Samba
  • Saucony Jazz
  • Nike Michael Johnson Gold Shoe
  • Nike Cortez
  • Nike Flyknit Racer
  • adidas ZX 5000
  • ASICS Tiger Corsair
  • Converse Track Star
  • Nike Waffle Trainer
  • adidas Marathon 80
  • Nike Air Max 95
  • Nike Air Jordan II
  • Nike Air Jordan III
  • Nike Air Jordan IV
  • Nike Air Jordan V
  • Nike Air Jordan VI
  • Nike Air Jordan VII
  • Nike Air Jordan VIII
  • Nike Air Jordan IX
  • Nike Air Jordan X
  • Nike Air Jordan XI
  • Jordan Brand Air Jordan XII
  • Jordan Brand Air Jordan XIII
  • Jordan Brand Air Jordan XIV
  • Jordan Brand Air Jordan XV
  • Jordan Brand Air Jordan XVI
  • Jordan Brand Air Jordan XVII
  • Jordan Brand Air Jordan XVIII
  • Jordan Brand Air Jordan XIX
  • Jordan Brand Air Jordan XX
  • Jordan Brand Air Jordan XX1
  • Jordan Brand Air Jordan XX3
  • Jordan Brand Air Jordan XX2
  • adidas, Alexander Taylor & Parley for the Oceans Prototype made from reclaimed gillnets
  • Nike Air Presto
  • Jordan Brand Melo 7 Future Sole
  • Nike Air Trainer 1
  • Nike Air Mowabb
  • GE x Android Homme
  • Nike Air Jordan XI
  • Nike Air Zoom Huarache 2K4
  • Nike Free 5.0
  • Reebok Insta Pump Fury
  • Nike Foamposite
  • Jordan Brand Air Jordan XVII
  • Jordan Brand Air Jordan XX
  • Nike SFB (Special Forces Boot)
  • Nike Flyknit One Lunarlon
  • Jordan Brand Air Jordan XX2
  • Reebok Pump Prototype
  • WOMEN & SNEAKER CULTURE
  • Reebok Freestyle
  • A. G. Spalding Brothers FL Gymnasium and Acrobatic Shoes
  • Sneakers & Urban Culture
  • PONY M-100
  • United Rubber Company, Keds PRO-Keds Royal Hi
  • adidas Superstar
  • Bata x Wilson John Wooden
  • Nike Air Force 1
  • adidas Superstar II
  • PUMA Suede
  • Troop Street Force
  • KangaROOS Walter Payton #34 ROOS
  • British Knights King
  • Gucci Tennis Shoes
  • adidas x Run DMC
  • Nike Franchise
    Nike Franchise
  • Sneakers & Fashion
  • adidas Gazelle
  • adidas x Yohji Yamamoto YY Pro Model 2G
  • adidas Saigon
  • Nike x Cassette Playa Blazer Premium
  • Onitsuka Tiger Tai Chi LE
  • Supra Society
  • Pierre Hardy Poworama
  • Visvim FBT Elston
  • PUMA x Hussein Chalayan
  • Jimmy Choo Belgravia
  • Christian Louboutin Roller-Boat
  • Dsquared2 Spectator Abrazivato
  • Lanvin Patent Cap Toe
  • Prada PS0906
  • Common Projects Achilles Low
  • PUMA by Rihanna Suede Creeper
  • Giuseppe Zanotti The Cudi
  • adidas Kegler Super
  • adidas Futurecraft 3D
  • Converse Zepp
  • adidas Micropacer
  • Under Armour Speedform Apollo
  • Vans Checkerboard Slip-On
  • adidas Campus
  • Vans Low-top
  • Nike x De La Soul Dunk High Pro SB
  • Converse Weapon
  • Reebok Commitment
  • adidas Allround
  • adidas J Wall I Black History Month
  • Ewing Athletics Ewing 33 HI
  • Reebok Shaqnosis
  • Nike Air Zoom Flight 95 Hi Player’s Sample
  • Reebok Blast
  • Fila Grant Hill II
  • Nike Shox BB4
  • Reebok The Answer IV
  • Nike Stewie Griffin LeBron VI
  • Nike Air Max LeBron 7 All Black Everything
  • Nike LeBron 9 “Kentucky”
  • Jordan Brand Air Jordan VII Olympic Gold Medal
  • PUMA x Undefeated Clyde Gametime Gold
  • Nike x Tom Sachs NikeCraft Mars Yard
  • Shantell Martin customized de-branded high-tops
  • Sully Wong x Karim Rashid Ikon Desert Boot
  • Judi Werthein Brinco Cross-Trainer
  • adidas x Cey Adams Adicolor Hi BL2
  • Jimm Lasser / Clarence Ford Obama Force One, 2008
  • Nike Air Force XXV Mache Customs, 2012