Are Adidas Superstars the new Converse?

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What is once “old” has become “new.” The Adidas Superstar shoes, famous in the 1980’s are making a comeback, with sales of over 15 million pairs in the year 2016 according to hotnewhiphop.com.

The Adidas Superstars come in all sizes and different colors, including pink, blue, black, white, and gold, according to zappos.com, and also range from $45- $80.

Adidas Superstars have been worn by Taylor Swift and Selena Gomez. These shoes can worn by girls and boys.  These shoes can be ordered on adidas.com.

You can read the reviews for the Superstars on zappos.com which have recieved an average of a rating of “5”on zappos.com. Mickey left a  review on zappos.com that said, “ I just had to have these shoes once I laid my eyes on them and I am completely happy that I got them. Not only are they comfortable, they are indeed fabulous to look at and Adidas is one of the best brands to wear.”

Zach, a retail associate at the Adidas store at South Coast Plaza in Costa Mesa, in a recent phone interview with the Matador Messenger stated, “The store has sold over 1,000 pairs of these shoes. Every girl that I work with have a pair of these shoes and only a couple of guys have them. These shoes originally started in 1973, but we have changed the material of them,” Zach stated.

Victoria Lopez, a Bernardo Yorba Middle School 7th grader, said that “These shoes are very,very cozy.” In addition to Superstars the Adidas stores, the Superstars can be purchased at Tilly’s, Vans, Urban Outfitters, Foot Locker, Nordstrom, and Amazon.