In sneaker culture, naming convention for a pair of kicks usually boils down to two factors: colorway and inspiration. While nicknames like "Bred" (Black/Red) and "Blink" (Black Pink) are just fine, it's the sneakers that draw inspiration from familiar sources that have the best story. From the "Tiffany" Dunks to the "Fruity Pebbles" LeBron IVs and the recent "Michael Jackson" Kobe 9 Elite Lows, there's just something about these types of designs that sneakerheads all love.

Sneaker News dives into this phenomenon and looks at some of your favorite sneakers that have taken inspiration from pop culture icons. Read the story here.

[via Sneaker News]