“Nice shoes you’ve got there!” Miguel Seabra was walking down Church Road with Maurice de Mauriac founder Daniel Dreifuss and his youngest son Leo when they heard someone behind them praise Daniel’s Stan Smith Adidas footwear. They turned around to find it was Stan Smith himself, the American tennis champion from the 1970s after whom the famous sneakers are named. And that’s how the plans for the new Stan Smith Signature Watch all started!
About Miguel Seabra
Miguel Seabra, editor-at-large of Portuguese watch magazine 'Espiral do Tempo,' has also been a tennis journalist and Eurosport commentator for 30 years. Follow his exploits on Instagram at @miguelseabra.
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