With Wimbledon in full swing, it seemed only appropriate to nod our hats – or rather, our racquets to tennis star Stan Smith, the original inspiration for Adidas’ ubiquitous all white leather sneaker. Since it’s inception in 1973, this modern classic has stood the test of time. And after a three year hiatus and a recent endorsement by fashion darling Phoebe Philo, the Stan Smith has made a game changing comeback as the new ‘it’ sneaker. Match point.

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(Adidas Stan Smiths available here, here and here; images from Street Style Seconds, Street Style Seconds, Street Style Seconds, Street Style Seconds, After DRK, Adenorah, Elle, Style.com, Where Did U Get That, Style Snooper Dan, Camille Over the Rainbow, Elle UK, Kenza Zouiton, Adenorah, Camille Over the Rainbow, Camille Over the Rainbow, Mija Creators of Desire, Radar Magazine, Models.com)