You cant deny the classic look, feel and timeless style of adidas Stan Smith tennis shoes. adidas is taking it back to 1973 when these shoes were originally created for tennis star Stan Smith. His original image on the tongue depicts the tennis great and endorses this revival. Now in a lightweight textile material providing a feminine simplicity that cant be duplicated. Upper: Flat laces reduce irritation and pressure points. Synthetic textile upper material with leather accent at the heel is durable and provides a clean, classic look. Midsole: Synthetic lining provides a smooth fit and feel. Outsole: Tonal rubber outsole delivers excellent grip.