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Sneaky Sneakers

We take a look at what are going to be the coolest trainers in 2001.

sneak∑er
Pronunciation: 'Snee-ker"
Function: noun
Date: 1598
1 : one that sneaks
2 : a usually canvas sports shoe with a pliable rubber sole.

We call them trainers, Americans call them sneakers - either way, they go on your feet and look sharp, providing the finishing detail to any style-conscious young thing.

What's available? Well, I checked out some of the current styles from the best names; here's the lowdown on what caught my eye (most will be available over here in 2001)....

AIRWALK: ANDY PRO

  • Sculpted EVA Midsole
  • Rearfoot Airbag Cushioning Unit
  • Advanced Lacing System
  • Synthetic Stabilizing Shank
  • 100% Synthetic & Mesh Upper
  • Abrasion-Resistant Ollie Pad
  • Contoured Cushioning
  • Removable EVA Footbad
  • Tongue Retainer Straps
  • Available January 2001.

ADIDAS: QUAKE

  • Available in Graphite/Black/Aluminum/Spark
  • adiPRENE +, TorSion System
  • An aggressive, lightweight training shoe. The upper is a lightweight mesh with a welded napos cage for integrity and stability.

 

SKECHERS: TECTONICS

  • High-tech style.
  • Open-back jogger slide.
  • Napa leather.
  • Quilted upper.
  • Gore vamp for snug fit.
  • Compression-molded EVA midsole/all-purpose cleated rubber outsole.

SKECHERS: GRINDRAIL

 

  • Skate sneaker.
  • Suede.
  • Low-profile rubber outsole.

 

 

VANS: SHAN

  • Pro Series shoe
  • Synthetic leather/mesh upper
  • Durable rubberized synthetic toebox/ ollie area
  • Silicon reinforced molding in ollie and quarter
  • Elastic tongue holders, extra padded tongue and collar
  • Molded heel counter, TPU heel clip
  • PU midsdole, SBR outsole

SIMPLE: OLD SKOOLS

  • Women's Old Skools in nostalgic designs

 

 

 

 

 

VAN'S: INTENTION

  • leather/suede
  • mesh upper
  • Visa terry Cosmo lining
  •   die cut EVA insert, SBR  and ice outsole

 

 

- Eddy Vista

Trainers- What's the Cost?
How much would you pay for a pair of trainers?
£20-£40
£40-£60
£60+


What Console?
What's the best new console?
Microsoft X-Box
Sega Dreamcast
Sony Playstation 2

©1999-2003 Pupiline Limited, 2003-2008 Creative Commons. For info email Oli Originally powered by KeConnect Internet, now powered by XCalibre and the Big Boost, recovered thanks to Warrick


©1999-2003 Pupiline Limited, 2003-2008 Creative Commons. For info email Oli Originally powered by KeConnect Internet, now powered by XCalibre and the Big Boost, recovered thanks to Warrick


©1999-2003 Pupiline Limited, 2003-2008 Creative Commons. For info email Oli Originally powered by KeConnect Internet, now powered by XCalibre and the Big Boost, recovered thanks to Warrick