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December 19, 1991 | CHRIS WOODYARD, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The first pairs of Rockport shoes that Karta Khalsa stocked in the middle 1970s went unsold for weeks. Running shoes were the rage back then, not some clunky kind that no one had ever heard of. "People thought it was a salad dressing," Khalsa recalled. But a pair of Rockports finally sold, then another. The thick soles and traditional, stylish looks made it a favorite among yuppies with weak knees and thicker middles who had hung up their running shoes.
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December 19, 1991 | CHRIS WOODYARD, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The first pairs of Rockport shoes that Karta Khalsa stocked in the middle 1970s went unsold for weeks. Running shoes were the rage back then, not some clunky kind that no one had ever heard of. "People thought it was a salad dressing," Khalsa recalled. But a pair of Rockports finally sold, then another. The thick soles and traditional, stylish looks made it a favorite among yuppies with weak knees and thicker middles who had hung up their running shoes.
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