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Vans sneakers glide through the halls

Vans sneakers glide through the halls

Chase Gornbein, Staff Writer

January 13, 2016

Vans, an American shoe manufacturer is commonly known for their slogan “Vans off the wall”; however, on Mar. 16, 1966 when the company first began selling shoes on the streets of Anaheim, California, no one could have expected these shoes to jump off the wall as fast as they did. Neither could...

Stan Smith kicks back into a new millennial style

An image from a fashion blog shows the pristine white leathered shoe, and the comeback its made.

Julia Greenspan, Staff Writer

October 20, 2015

In the 70’s, every American knew who Stan Smith was. He was tennis royalty, a Wimbledon champion and, in the latter of the decade, a face of style. Meet the Stan Smith, a classic tennis shoe given it’s name and representative in 1978 and now a major fashion trend almost 40 years later. This shoe ha...

The addiction that can’t be kicked

The addiction that can’t be kicked

Cooper Boardman, Staff Writer

October 10, 2014

To the average person, the terms “Yeezy” and “Foamposite” sound like gibberish; but to some students, it makes perfect sense.  We go by “Sneakerheads,” and I can admit I’m one of them. Hours are spent poring over sneaker blogs, groups, and pictures, desperate for the newest shoe to...

Westport Lacks Unique Sneaks

Westport Lacks Unique Sneaks

Emma Lederer, Opinion's Editor

May 30, 2014

Walking around the school, or even around town, it’s impossible to ignore the seas of people clad in colorful variations of the same exact shoes. I don’t know what it is about Westport or high school students, but we all seem to love wearing the same exact things on our feet. It probably has something...

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