An internationally celebrated and highly coveted icon in the world of sneaker design, the Adidas “Stan Smith” tennis shoe has achieved cult status since its debut in the early 1970s.
Adidas has sold more than 50 million Stan Smiths, making it one of the brand’s bestselling sneakers of all time. Although he retired from playing tennis three decades ago, Stan Smith’s cult status remains legendary amongst sportswear fans. Smith has collaborated with groundbreaking artists, designers and fashion brands, including Colette, Yohji Yamamoto, Raf Simons, Pharrell Williams and more. Joining Fern Mallis in conversation, Stan Smith discusses his new book and the global impact of his ubiquitous shoe, sneaker culture, tennis, style, design and pop culture.
A book signing follows the event.