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The Autry Brand

Since the 1980s, the American brand Autry has gained a lot of popularity among vintage sneaker enthusiasts.
Its popularity was particularly high on the tennis court. It was frequently associated with former tennis player Bob Lutz - who also got his own silhouette named after him.
In 2019, the brand returned after a twenty-year hiatus. Since then, it has been impossible to imagine a street without its classic models, such as the Medalist, Dallas and Super Vintage.
Fun fact: On every Autry silhouette, you'll find the American flag.

Autry Design

Although Autry's sneakers may appear simply designed at first glance, they were very progressive at the time.
The uppers are made of high-quality leather and the silhouette is sleek. The sneakers were designed with high craftsmanship.
A timeless look is given to models like the Super Vintage, Medalist, and Dallas by perforated sides and streamlined overlays.

The History of Autry

Autry's story begins in 1982 in Dallas, America. Jim Autry was trying to find tennis shoes. Not finding any suitable sneakers, he came up with his own sneaker: the Medalist.
The Medalist, a sleek sneaker that featured high-quality leather, was named the best tennis shoe in 1985. Its upper featured the American flag - a characteristic that makes Autry sneakers still recognisable today.
After Jim Autry passed away, Autry disappeared off the radar as no one took over the brand. In 2019, Italian Marco Doro and his two business partners Gino Zarrelli and Alberto Raengo acquired the brand to continue Autry's legacy without altering the sneakers' signature appearance.
While the three new owners have Italian roots, the silhouette of the Autry models retains its 1980s aesthetic. The American flag is still present on the silhouette and does not seem to be going anywhere anytime soon.
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