We often forget that the names behind some of the world's most famous sneakers actually belonged to real people. Names like Chuck Taylor, Stan Smith and Jack Purcell have all taken on new meanings since their names became synonymous with the signature shoe lines named after them.

With the help of artist Decue, Hong Kong's Obscura magazine has brought these names to life as part of the publication's look back at Cheng Chi Lung's favorite sports brands. Get a look at some of the biggest names in the Sneaker World here.

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