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Four Sneaker Brands You Should Know About From Around the World

Four Sneaker Brands You Should Know About From Around the World

Even the most decorated sneaker-heads have never heard of these wildly popular and unique sneaker brands from around the world.

         

 

Year of origin: 1972

Country of origin: Denmark

Backstory: Backyard footwear was established in 1972 as a performance badminton shoe.  The sneakers were immensely popular throughout Europe in the 80s and 90s. Available for the first time in the USA in 2016.

website: www.backyard-usa.com

 

 

 

Year of origin: 1976

Country of origin: Yugoslavia

Backstory: Originally created for the sport of table tennis. Many styles feature bows and other decorations.

website: www.startas-shoes.com

 

 

 

Year of origin: 2014

Country of origin: Japan

Backstory: They implore everyone to 'stick to your guns.'

website: www.losers-styg.com

 

Year of origin: 1990

Country of origin: Italy

Backstory: A fast-moving and avant-garde company that since 1990 has combined Italian design with modern productive structures. 

website: www.janetandjanet.com