Quite short story of sneakers – how did they become so popular

Quite short story of sneakers – how did they become so popular
Even though sneakers became extremely famous not that long ago, they have already existed for a rather long time and have their very own history. As early as in the eighteenth century men and ladies were wearing sport shoes (which were less or more convenient, depends on the production process back then. However, it was only beginning of the twentieth century when sneakers started to be mass produced.