The 90 Greatest Sneakers of the ’90s
Is it just nostalgia from the sneakerhead old guard or were the 1990s really a golden age in sneaker design? There’s no doubting that huge leaps were made in performance, marketing and the sheer enjoyment of sneaker culture during the last decade of the 20th century, and while you also can’t deny recent developments in synthetic materials and lifestyle-oriented casual designs in recent years, there’s no doubting that the ’90s laid the foundation for the movement as it’s currently situated. Interestingly enough, even if you’re not into arguing one decade against another, there’s still quite a bit of ranking work to be done within each, and that’s where the latest Complex.com list comes in. The Greatest 90 Sneakers of the ’90s attempts to wrap up this monumental decade in a number that represents its 10-year reign; are there any notable omissions or shoes you would have ranked higher? Click through to see a preview of the list in its entirety, head to Complex for the feature in full and let us know which is your top ’90s sneaker design.