The athletic footwear market has grown by leaps and bounds, bringing in 17.2 billion dollars last year in the US alone. The huge players in that market—Adidas, Nike and Under Armor—set footwear trends and have dictated the direction of greater sneaker trends for decades now. With the popularity of sneakers on a mainstream level, it’s no surprise that designer labels have created their own variations within the genre. While the designer market is much smaller on a financial level, the designs have been no less influential. These are 10 of the most iconic designer sneakers of all time.

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