80. EQT Salvation
Year Introduced: 1997
Why yes, there was a Feet You Wear running shoe. The Equipment Salvation didn't make quite the same splash as the Kobe-endorsed basketball line, but as the smiley-foot guy on the heel proclaimed, these were part of the family. While not minimalist in any real sense, the rounded-off Feet You Wear concept was definitely a forerunner of barefoot-style runners.