50 YEARS OF SUPERSTAR
Superstar hit the courts in the '70s as the first-ever low-top leather basketball shoe. 50 years on, it's one of the most influential of all time—and its legacy won't stop there.
The distinctive shell toe and smooth cowhide leather upper set Superstar apart from traditional canvas basketball shoes. The sneaker made its mark on athletes and artists alike.
It started on the court and spread to the the streets, the stage, the skatepark—and everywhere in between. By the '90s, Superstar was the go-to sneaker for Creators in every field.
Shaped by culture into a bonafide icon, Superstar has earned its place at the top by changing the game for 50 years. It’s the uniform of Creators who are ahead of their time.
It’s hard to find a shoe more iconic than the adidas Superstar. When it comes to combining style, comfort and high performance, these adidas originals have found the winning formula. A smooth leather finish meets a sturdy rubber cupsole, soft lining and an iconic shell toe to create a look that is endlessly sleek, simple and stylish. Superstar shoes will keep you moving in comfort – all day, every day.
The iconic adidas Superstar
The adidas Superstar was aptly named when it was created at the end of the 1960s. Back then, of course, no one could know just how telling the name would be. Whether the shoe grew into the legend or the legend into the shoe, Superstars are now worn and loved the world over. First worn for training by basketball players in the 1970s, they provided strong support for the hip-hop movement and have since become a global fashion icon. Variously transformed into mid top combat boots, style-conscious sneakers and durable sports shoes, adidas Superstars are a design force to be reckoned with. No matter which model you choose, you’ll be wearing a piece of adidas heritage on your feet. Walk the confident walk from day to night with enduring comfort and clean, classic craftsmanship.
The Superstar features a premium leather upper for a soft feel and a rubber cupsole for firm support. The rubber shell toe has become the hallmark of this legendary shoe, while different variations on the iconic 3-Stripes give a nod to the fashion-forward thinking of adidas. Lightweight yet sturdy, you can wear your adidas Superstars on the street, the track, the court and the catwalk. All-day freshness with the moisture-wicking OrthoLite® sockliner means you can pound the pavement to your heart’s content. Slip into the sleek silhouette of an adidas original and enjoy boundless energy, comfort and durability. Your feet carry you through every day of your life – give them the Superstar treatment they deserve.