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The 25 Greatest Trainers Of All Time Revealed In London Exhibition

‘G.O.A.T. Sneakers’ has opened at The Archivist gallery.

25/01/2017 10:56 | Updated 25 January 2017

A new London exhibition is showcasing some of the world’s most iconic trainers.

‘Greatest Sneakers Of All Time’ (or ‘G.O.A.T. Sneakers’ as it’s also known), is running from Wednesday 25 January to Sunday 5 February at The Archivist in Haggerston.

Curated by leading sneaker expert Neal Heard, and presented by Lyst, the exhibit will be both a history of and an homage to the humble trainer, revealing the secret stories behind your favourite shoes and providing a fascinating narrative of the role they played within key sporting and cultural movements.

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The gallery will also feature an entire wall devoted to the 25 greatest sneakers of all time, as voted for by a public online poll.

There will also be a timeline spanning 3,000 years, chronicling the evolution of the trainer.

Can’t wait to check it out? Get a sneak preview as we exclusively reveal the top 25 trainers:

  • 25. Nike Air Max 1
    Lyst
  • 24. Adidas Forum
    Lyst
  • 23. Vans Era
    Lyst
  • 22. Adidas ZX 8000
    Lyst
  • 21. Reebok Workout Lo
    Lyst
  • 20. Adidas Forest Hills
    Lyst
  • 19. Puma Suede
    Lyst
  • 18. New Balance 998
    Lyst
  • 17. Nike Dunk Hi
    Lyst
  • 16. Asics Gel Lyte 3
    Lyst
  • 15. Nike Air Max 95
    Lyst
  • 14. Adidas Superstar
    Lyst
  • 13. Nike Air Max 90
    Lyst
  • 12. Adidas Samba
    Lyst
  • 11. Nike Air Jordan III
    Lyst
  • 10. Adidas Ultra Boost
    Lyst
  • 9. Nike Huarache
    Lyst
  • 8. Puma Clyde
    Lyst
  • 7. Nike Air Trainer 1
    Lyst
  • 6. Adidas Gazelle
    Lyst
  • 5. Diadora Borg Elite
    Lyst
  • 4. Nike Air Jordan 1
    Lyst
  • 3. Converse Chuck Taylor
    Lyst
  • 2. Nike Air Force 1
    Lyst
  • 1. Adidas Stan Smith
    Lyst
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