Last week, adidas Originals dropped a teaser for an upcoming Stan Smith x Stan Smith collaboration. Considering the renewed interest in the iconic sneaker, it would have been a great idea on adidas Originals’ part to drop a special version of the Stan Smith that was designed by Smith himself. Buzz was actually very high for the collab as we were all eagerly anticipating what that collab could possibly be.
But leave it to the three stripes to throw us for a loop by revealing that the Stan Smith they were talking wasn’t the legendary tennis player but rather the dim-witted Stan Smith from the Seth McFarlane show American Dad. While it is a little disappointing to see the most meta collab ever not happen (yet…), we still can’t to see what adidas Originals has in store for us with the their cartoon-inspired Stan Smith (the shoe), joining a long line of classic kicks that were inspired by cartoons. But before those drop in October, here’s a look back at our Top 10 Sneakers Inspired By Cartoons.