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The 10 Most Memorable Sneaker Commercials Ever

Sneakers don’t need commercials anymore. With the emergence of social media and the 24-hour sneaker news cycle, gone are the days when the first time you saw a new pair of kicks was when Nike or adidas would drop a new commercial on television, never to be seen again until the athlete actually debuted them. Instead of having endless meetings in the creative department about how a sneaker’s essence can be captured in 60 seconds or less, brands can just fuel the hype with a few high quality photos and a Google Hangout with the signature athlete to get people excited. However, we will always have our memories of the days when we furiously tried to record these commercials on our VCR and quoted lines from them verbatim. Here’s a look back at our picks of the 10 most memorable sneaker commercials.

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