Data obtained by UK parcel forwarding company forward2me has revealed what the company calls the “most Instagrammable sneakers” — and the results might come as a surprise to sneakerheads. The majority of the sneakers on forward2me's list are the kinds of general release kicks you wouldn't immediately associate with flexing on Instagram.
“Instagrammable” here means how many times a sneaker was posted or tagged on Instagram. adidas Originals’ NMD was apparently the most popular model, with more than 5.7 million posts. Kanye West’s YEEZY 350 comes in second place, featured in just under 4.2 million posts. Vans Old Skool, the adidas Superstar, and the classic Converse Chuck Taylor round out the top five.
The first Nike sneaker to appear on the list is the Air Max 90 in seventh place. The Air Jordan I comes in 18th, with 413,000 posts.
For the full list of sneakers, head to forward2me’s site here.
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