Literally in the footsteps of Borg as Tretorn in 1967 offered the first luxury sports shoe Nylite, worn by Swedish tennis ace Björn Borg and truly—the Nylite’s ruled the shoe world. After four years on Spring Street, Tretorn closed its flagship Soho store we visited here in October 2012. The iconic Swedish tennis shoes and colorful rain boots brand is still available in a wide range of department stores and smaller boutiques however—from Bloomingdale’s to Shoe Mania, Urban Outfitters as well as online, at