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 highly famous not that long ago, they have already been present for a rather long time and own their very own history. Back in the 18th century people were wearing sport shoes (that were less or more comfortable, depends on the production process those days. Nevertheless, it was only beginning of the twentieth century when sneakers started to be mass produced.