May 13th, 2014 by Brendan Dunne / 12
If you weren’t around during British Knights’ 1980s heyday, then there’s no doubt that a little bit of the context on these chunky sneakers are lost on you. The brand approached the sneaker market more from a fashion standpoint than a tech one – sure they had proprietary technologies like their Dymacel, but the focus was more on serving casual urban youth rather than elite professional athletes. It worked too, the sneakers were backed by the likes of Kool Moe Dee and MC Hammer and could be spotted in plenty a hip hop video back then. Continue reading to images of the silhouettes that will take part in the Dr. Romanelli helmed revival, among them the Control Hi and the Control Mid, and watch for the British Knights revival to launch soon.
Brings back memories of grade school... All u need to do is bring back some LA Gears & its goin down
justin bieber's manager is bringing them back..this means that bieber will wear these..along with all his "fans"...
these are banned.
I remember when they had these sneakers as prizes on the Nickelodeon game shows. Hell I even had a pair or two. I don't think I'd rock 'em myself now but if they make kids or preschool sizes I'd snatch 'em up for the lil' one.
@NickBar Lol. Bieber wasnt even alive when me and other folks were rocking these back in the day. I could careless if that fool wears them he doesnt set my swag standard
@kcookrocks Wow props for the Nickelodeon flashback. I think they were prizes on Double Dare.