Celebrity
1 Nov 2020
Emily

The Sneaker Brand That Counts K-pop Stars And Even British Royalty As Fans

The Sneaker Brand That Counts K-pop Stars And Even British Royalty As Fans | Goxip

Trends come and go, but sometimes all you need is a good, classic pair of sneakers to rely on. We live in a world where a new pair of Yeezys and designer styles from Lanvin to Valentino are released every week and although we like to keep on top of the styles that break new ground, some of the most loved and best-designed sneakers were created decades ago.

If you’re tired of keeping up with revolving sneaker trends, and instead are after a pair so classic and gimicless, that they’ve survived the test of time then let us reintroduce to you: Onitsuka Tiger.

Popular Since The Time Of Bruce Lee!

The Sneaker Brand That Counts K-pop Stars And Even British Royalty As Fans | Goxip

In fact, these Japanese sneakers need little introduction. The brand was founded by Mr Kihachiro Onitsuka in 1949 and it has since inspired brands such as Nike and won legions of fans with its innovative approach to performance-driven apparel.

Fast-forward to 2020 and the brand remains as popular as ever, a testament to the shoes enduring style and technical performance. From Hong Kong, to Japan, South Korea and even the UK, below we look into some of Onitsuka Tiger’s most famous fans.

Watanabe Naomi

The Sneaker Brand That Counts K-pop Stars And Even British Royalty As Fans | Goxip

The Japanese trendsetter Watanabe Naomi became a spokesperson for the brand in 2019, starring in her own Onitsuka Tiger campaign. With fun and colourful designs to match Naomi Watanabe’s personality, we couldn’t think of a better pairing.

Emma Watson

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The acrtress Emma Watson has regaurly been spotted in the brand’s Mexico 66 sneakers. Undoubtedly the most iconic model from the brand, the Mexico 66 was created more than 50 years ago as an exclusive design for the Japanese sports team.

Girls' Generation Sooyoung

The Sneaker Brand That Counts K-pop Stars And Even British Royalty As Fans | Goxip

Sooyoung of Girls’ Generation is known for her cool, sporty style, and she’s often spotted pairing a pair of classic sneakers from Onitsuka Tiger with oversized masculine separates.

Prince William

The Sneaker Brand That Counts K-pop Stars And Even British Royalty As Fans | Goxip

From K-pop-royalty to English royalty, fans of Onitsuka Tiger are far reahcing! Yeap, these pictures don’t lie, even Prince William is a fan Onitsuka Tiger’s classic sneakers.

PHOTO CREDIT:
Pinterest, Instagram, Onitsuka Tiger Official