Velcro closures – the simple hook and strap system – that has been popularised ever since the 60s has withstand the test against time.
Remember when velcro shoes were the coolest thing to own? Or back in the 90s when it was the pair of shoes to wear to school? Well, seems like the hook and strap system has made a refreshing comeback on the sneakers to own.
A pair of sneakers is quintessential in every fashion girl’s – and guys’ – wardrobe but the return of velcro sneakers sees a practical reasoning to it – undone laces will be a thing of the past and it’ll also provide a snug fit better than any slip-ons, plus, it lends any outfIt an old-school 90s appeal – but has it really become uncool through the years, hence why people stop wearing it? Or was it more of a “because I know how to tie laces” approach?
No doubt that at one point of time lace-up shoes were everywhere but here, we pick the brands who have succumbed to this major throwback trend and how they are making it cool again.