The Tretorn Nylite men's canvas tennis shoe, born in 1967, is regarded as the first luxury sports shoe. Worn by Björn Borg in the era when tennis stars made rock stars blush, and immortalized by 1980's The Official Preppy Handbook, the Nylite epitomizes Swedish minimalism, making it a favorite for over 50 years.
Natural canvas upper. Textile lining. Textile, 100% post industrial mesh sockliner. ecoOrthoLite® insole. Rubber midsole. Non-marking Rubber outsole
What other customer's have written:
Keith Korzeniowski wrote:
My late Grandmother had a pair of leather Tretorns exactly like these. This was probably back in
1980 or so. I thought they were so cool. The lines and the fact they were tennis shoes reminded me
of Newport, RI in the summer. I totally loved them and they were the first leather sneakers I ev...