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I Love 1980

RealMedia: The Kickers Craze


Everyone was wearing Kickers shoes in the early 80s. Not only trendy young things but also their geography teachers.

These chunky, colourful shoes from Belgium caused chaos in shoe shops in 1980. The manufacturers just couldn't make them quickly enough.

They came with a little flower-shaped leather logo attached to the laces. Daring kids tried on the shoes without buying them, and managed to 'remove' the leather flower.

The more of the logos you had on your shoes, the cooler you looked - or so everyone thought!

1980 Fashion: Kickers | Fruit Of The Loom | Horrible Jeans

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