Trending: Adidas Stan Smiths are back for SS14


As any sneakerhead knows, it’s not about the fashionable and easily available, it’s about the hunt for that coveted rarity. Hence, while many are stocking up on New Balances in every hue and building their bespoke NIKEiDs, others hanker for the purest of old school icons – the Adidas Stan Smith.

A firm favourite of Marc Jacobs and Phoebe Philo, the cult white tennis shoe has been elusive in recent seasons but Adidas is on it. Allowing time to build up a true longing for the shoe, it’s hitting us with a Stan Smith reissue for SS14. Meanwhile if you hunt hard, you can find the odd pair in independent sports shops, or men’s styles on sites like

Marc Jacobs, Adidas

[Images: Adidas Stan Smiths; Phoebe Philo; Marc Jacobs and Fern Mallis, Gisele in Vogue Paris]