A shoe is one of the most important accessories in a human body. For some, the shoe is the most important thing as they help you walk the floor and helps more in maintaining your class.
Whenever we buy a shoe, we look for the look, the comfort, the fit, the material, sole etc as there are countless things which might change the choices of every human being. Unlike ladies, gents have a very few variations in choosing their type of shoe. Either they are looking for a sports shoe or a casual wear for parties or a formal shoe for business meetings.
No doubt there are so many renowned brands in the world and n number of local brands which work on a smaller scale in a smaller region. This time we’ll have a look at the topmost shoe brands which are working successfully on the international scale. Let’s have a look at those Brands :
Most Popular Shoe Brands For Men
Nike is an American company which is known worldwide for its sportswear and equipment. The company was founded by Bill Bowerman and Phil Knight in 1964. The net worth of the company makes it the top sports business brand in the respective sector. The annual revenue of the company is closer to 26 billion dollars. The shoes are said to be the best in the market in concern to comfort, fit, material and everything. The best thing about these brands is that they do not compromise with the quality of the shoemaking and that’s the reason for their success.
Adidas was founded by Dassler brothers – Adi and Rudolph when they came up with the first football shoes which had studs. The German brand holds perfection in making sports shoes and all other sportswear. The company has become the number one sports shoe brand in Europe and the annual revenue of the company is estimated to be little lesser the Nike and values around 23 Billion dollars.
One of the most reliable brands in the sports accessories industry. The brand belongs to England but has establishments all across the globe. It was established in 1895 by J. W. Foster but was later acquired by Adidas in 2005. Reebok also manufactures fitness equipment and sports accessories like Adidas. The quality of the products holds a standard which is quite difficult to maintain but they have been doing this for quite a long time and promises to do it forever.
Berluti is one of most renowned shoemakers of Italy. They only manufacture leather shoes. The company was founded by Mr Alessandro Berluti in 1895. The speciality of the brand is to make handmade shoes which have unique finishing done from genuine calfskin, kangaroo, and alligator leather. Berluti is a subsidiary of the LVMH conglomerate. The company also engages in manufacturing belts, bags, and wallets. One of the strange facts is that India does not have a single retail store as of now.
5. Puma SE
Puma SE, also known as Puma, is a German sports manufacturer which holds a grip in designing and making sports accessories and casual wears. The company was founded in 1924 by Rudolf and Adolf Dassler. They are the same Dassler brother who founded Adidas, Actually, it was a single firm until both the brothers decided to split in 1948. Adolf named Adidas and Rudolf named RUDA which was later changed to PUMA. All these Fat companies are major sponsors of big sports events.
Air Jordan is a brand of Basketball footwear manufactured by Nike for the basketball legend Michael Jordan. Earlier, it was founded by the player Michael Jordan but later was owned by Nike. There were many more designers who overtook designing the Jordans like Peter Moore, Bruce Kilgore, and Tinker Hatfield.
A.Testoni is an Italian footwear company and contains a beautiful and inspirational story in itself. A.testoni himself made the first sample of the company and opened its first workshop in 1929. The first brand showroom was opened in 1978 and the next in 1980. At present, testing has seven fully owned trading companies in Asia, Europe and USA.
Vans is an American Shoe manufacturer which has headquarters in California. The company along with the footwears manufactures T-shirts, hoodies, socks, hats, and backpacks. Vans also have a very interesting story to tell. They started off with a very limited number of shoes with only three styles in stock, that is 12 and the price kept for selling the shoes was between $2.49 to $4.99. There are a total of 35 outlets of Vans in India and a total of 250+ outlets throughout the globe.
Skechers is an American footwear and lifestyle brand. The brand has a foundation way back in 1992 though not as old as Adidas or Reebok. The company stands at a second position in the USA. The initial products of the company were boots and skate shoes. The company extends its products in over 160 countries with around 1410 stores all over.
Asics is a Japanese Athletic product manufacturing company which has a speciality in designing footwears generally in the upper price range. The company has perfection in making running shoes which have been named in the top brands in the recent years. The company started in the year 1949 with the basketball shoes. The company took over Adidas as the Kit manufacturer for the Australian Cricket Team. Asics has been one of the major producers of sports shoes throughout the globe.
These are the most popular shoe brands which are prevailing in the market for decades now with high-quality service to their customers. They come up with some new design and ideas every now and then to make their customers happy and satisfied like always.
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