According to the Shoe S.M.A.R.T.S. survey,
88% of respondents cited they make positive impressions based
on well-maintained footwear
Sneaker - U.S. Rubber developed the first sneaker, called
Keds, in 1917. The word "sneaker" was coined quite literally
because the rubber sole made the shoe stealthy ¡ª all other
shoes, with the exception of moccasins, made noise when you walked.