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The 30 Most Influential Sneakers of All Time

12. Nike Dunk

Year: 1986

Nike's Dunk silhouette may have started on the basketball court but it's since become one of the most trendsetting sneakers of all time. First there was the on-court impact via team colors. Then the early '00s saw the Nike Dunk take on its SB form and subsequently change the way sneakerheads lived. SB Dunks had people lining up, looking for release dates, and wearing stuffed tongues in ways that had never been popular before. And while Nike made the Dunk a skate shoe, other companies made skate shoes that looked an awful lot like dunks. We see you, Lakai Telford.

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