The One about Onitsuka Tiger shoes

Back in 1949, Kihachiro Onitsuka created Onitsuka Co., Ltd. Onitsuka manufactured basketball shoes in Kobe, Hyoga prefecture and would created various Olympics style shoes from the 50’s through ’70s. But it’s his Mexico 66 design (first introduced during the pre-olympic trials for the 1968 Olympic Games in Mexico) with the crossed stripes that would be associated with the Onitsuka brand and in 1977, when Onitsuka Tiger merged with GTO and […]