Not every sneaker sells out the moment it hits shelves or causes immediate campouts, but that doesn’t mean certain silhouettes and colorways don’t eventually receive the love they may have originally deserved. With the influx of anticipated retros from brands across the spectrum these days, we wanted to take a look back at some of the kicks that were originally slept on, but now have us itching to cop. Is one of your previous passes on this list of 10 Sleeper Sneakers We’re All on Now? Let us know what once under the radar kicks you’re looking to cop in the comments.
Air Jordan 9 “Olive”
Originally Released: 1993 & 2002
Retroing in the midst of the throwback era, the Air Jordan 9 “Olive” was not a favorite for AJ fans or stylish cats in favor of heavy matching. Ten years later, this pair has done a near 180 in popularity thanks to wardrobe diversity and a want for the seldom seen colorways.