“My son said ‘Dad, did they name the shoe after you, or you after the shoe?'”
You know your signature footwear has gotten popular when even your own offspring view your name as an established brand. Such is the case for retired tennis great Stan Smith, whose classic adidas lowtops have stood the test of time and become one of the truly iconic sneakers. The adidas Stan Smith is one of those models that completely transcended the sport for which it was originally created, and in the video that follows the jump, you’ll be able to see how it has impacted many lives including celebrities and even contemporary tennis star Andy Murray. Let us know if you’re excited for the return of the Stan Smith in 2014 and stick with Sneaker News for the latest.