×

5 Shoes That Will Take You Back to the ’80s

Beloved actor Alan Thicke died Tuesday at age 69, but the star’s legacy will live on for many years to come.

In honor of “Growing Pains,” the TV show that made Thicke an ideal father figure for many, we take a look styles that will make you nostalgic for 1980s sneakers.

Air Jordan 3
This Air Jordan 3 is a premium spin on the 1988 classic featuring a tonal black leather upper with a stark white midsole and outsole combination.
CREDIT: Nike

Air Jordan 3 Retro “Black White,” $190; nike.com.

Reebok Club C
Originally known as the Club Champion, Reebok’s mid-’80s tennis classic lives on with this premium pig suede interpretation.
CREDIT: Reebok

Reebok Club C 85 Indoor, $79.99; reebok.com.

Nike Air Max 1 Ultra Essential
This Nike Air Max 1 Ultra Essential gives the 1987 running shoe a modernized update with new materials and technology.
CREDIT: Nike

Nike Air Max 1 Ultra Essential, $120; nike.com.

Adidas Forum Hi Moc
The Adidas Forum Hi Moc gives the 1983 basketball sneaker a moccasin-inspired makeover complete with a removable heel overlay and tassel ties.
CREDIT: Adidas

Adidas Forum Hi Moc, $200; adidas.com.

Nike Air Force 1 Mid 07
This Nike Air Force 1 Mid sees the timeless basketball sneaker adopt a lifestyle-friendly look.
CREDIT: Nike

Nike Air Force 1 Mid 07, $95; nike.com.

Want more?

Topshop Unique Sends ’80s Club-Kid Styles Down the Runway

The Must-Have Sneakers Kids Of The ’80s Will Remember

Why Big ’80s Bows Are a Welcome Trend

 

Access exclusive content