These stylish running shoes have mesh and perforated uppers, an outsole that offer forefoot cushioning and increased durability in high-wear areas, and sockliner that molds to your foot.
Originally produced in the 1970’s, Pro-Keds Royal Plus Sneakers are back to funk up your high-top collection; available with monochromatic canvas, twill, or leather uppers for a modern dash of cool.
Weighing a mere 9.8oz, the Crazy Light is the lightest basketball shoe ever made, but that’s just one of its features. It’s also highly flexible, comfortable and durable. Drops this June for $130.
Vans updates the classic lace-up skate shoe with a leather upper and wingtip detailing. Also has waxed and corded laces, and the comfortable foot bed and waffle sole that the Era is known for.
New Balance now offers customization options for the 574. Choose the color of various parts including the sole, tongue, and even the laces. Characters can also be embroidered on the heel tab.
Available only this season, these comfy plimsolls were made by Generic Surplus for Obey. They have a breathable mesh cotton upper and rubber cup sole. The perfect kicks for spring and summer.
Ok, we’re not quite sure whether to file this one under “awesome” or “stupid.” Either way, you can’t turn away from the wonder that is – as far as we know – the world’s only drivable footwear.
The Nike5 Gato Street Shoe has been engineered for pick-up and smaller soccer games with extra traction, an improved surface area for greater control and a reworked outsole to maximize speed.
This pair of low-top, hip slip-ons has thick memory insoles, so they should be perfect for everday chillin’. The upper comes in a variety of materials, but we like the simplicity of the black perf best.
The next release of the Adidas x Star Wars Collection is a ZX 8000 runner/Emperor Palpatine combo. The suede and mesh shoe features a Force lightning graphic and a glow in the dark outsole.
These vegan Terra Plana VIVOBAREFOOT running shoes are useful for another activity – they’re light and flexible which helps with the balance and finesse moves needed for parkour. (Thanks Mark!)
Barker Black’s distinctive 2011 Spring and Summer footwear collection consists of high-top sneakers, embroidered slippers and moccasins in luxurious fabrics and vivid colors. Available in March.
With a mix of leather and herringbone fabric, the SPD-compatible Strasse shoe harkens to an early time of pocket watches and Fedoras; the midtop profile offers added ankle support and protection.
Taking cues from Nike Tech Pack jackets, the Lunar Orbit+ has a 3-layer mesh upper – a liner, EVA foam and a top-layer mesh. It also has an asymmetrical zip and raised geometric upper.
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