I'll never forget my first. My first pair of Adidas Sambas, that is. I was in ninth grade, and they were white with black stripes. I would put them on the second my school uniform shoes came off.
When it comes to athletic shoes, the Adidas Samba is the quintessential "oldie but goodie." Kids, men and women can all wear Sambas anywhere in the world and somehow look cool. About 35 million of them have sold worldwide. Sure, Sambas emerged in 1950 to give soccer players traction on icy ground during practice. But with their versatile, minimalist design and eye-catching stripes, they became a casual shoe icon. Now, the Samba is making new moves -- on the golf course.Full Story >>