The Past, Present and Future of the adidas Stan Smith
How the Three Stripes' low-top classic went from tennis silhouette to international style icon.
Stanley Roger Smith is considered one of the greatest tennis players of all time. Others think he’s a shoe. Depending who you ask, he’s both. His place in the history of tennis is undeniable but the legacy of the sneaker that bears Smith’s moniker actually starts with a different name altogether: Robert Haillet.