You can't deny the classic look, feel and timeless style of adidas Stan Smith tennis shoes. adidas is taking it back to 1973 when these shoes were originally created for tennis star Stan Smith with his image on the tongue that shows the tennis star endorses this revival. More clean and sleek than ever before, they offer simplicity that can't be duplicated.Upper: Flat laces reduce irritation and pressure points. Perforated 3-stripes offer breathability. Full grain leather is durable, smooth and classic.Midsole: Synthetic lining provides a smooth fit and feel. Outsole: Tonal rubber outsole delivers excellent grip.