If how much we're willing to pay for them is a measure, the future of the sneaker seems healthy.
Would we get to see Uncle Phil himself accepting or rejecting one sneaker design after the next?
Last year, he released two sneaker lines, one with Nike and the other with Louis Vuitton.
sneaker and clothing brands routinely dole out buckets of dough to drape their swag over popular cultural characters.
But sneaker wedges still might be the worst trend of the year, says Isabel Wilkinson.
The wet ground sucked at his sneaker and he tipped back on his ass with a yelp.
A sneaker was a small drinking-glass, used by moderate drinkers—sneak-cups they were called.
A sneaker—that is to say, a bird that flushed without the customary whirr—he was quite apt to miss.
Andy noticed that the sneaker was worn out and had a hole in the toe, and that it was only laced up halfway.
The message is the sneaker, or whatever will take over, for its own short turn in the glory of consumption, the world.
1590s, "one who sneaks," agent noun from sneak (v.). Meaning "rubber-soled shoe" is attested from 1895, American English; earlier sneak (1862), so called because the shoe was noiseless. See also plimsoll.
The night-officer is generally accustomed to wear a species of India-rubber shoes or goloshes on her feet. These are termed 'sneaks' by the women [of Brixton Prison]. ["Female Life in Prison," 1862]