THE BEST Shoes

CDG x Nike VaporMax

CDG x Nike VaporMax

The Air VaporMax is Nike’s first shoe with its latest Air-cushioning technology: an Air unit strong and flexible enough to be both the midsole and outsole. Japanese label Comme des Garçons got first dibs at a collab, turning the running shoe into a slip-on. Drops 2/2017.

2016 Nike MAG Raffle

2016 Nike MAG Raffle

The latest version of Marty McFly’s shoes have Nike’s HyperAdapt tech, so they tighten when you put them on. Only 89 pairs will be made, all to be raffled online. $10 gets you a ticket, and all proceeds go to The Michael J. Fox Foundation. Ends 10/11/16.

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Jordan x OVO Holiday 2016

Jordan x OVO Holiday 2016

The much-awaited collaboration between Nike’s Jordan brand and Drake’s record label OVO Sound is out now. Or most likely sold out already. The collection is highlighted by a white and champagne Jordan XII, but we’ve got our eyes on the oversized Jumpman logo hoodie.

NikeLab Air Unlimited Tan

NikeLab Air Unlimited Tan

Aside from its original and murdered out colorways, The Admiral’s 1994 kicks of choice will also come back in a more fashion forward tan variant. The neoprene ankle support stays untouched, but the rest of the upper has been replaced with suede.

Nike Air Unlimited

Nike Air Unlimited

One of the ’90s kids’ must-have shoes. Spurs legend David Robinson made the Air Unlimited famous in 1994, but its neoprene ankle support was way ahead of its time. It will be re-released in its original white and emerald colorway as well as in a new triple black scheme.

2016 Vans MTE Shoes

2016 Vans MTE Shoes

Vans’ weather-resistant shoes are available in more colorways and styles. Their uppers are treated with Scotchgard so they’re water- and stain-resistant, they have thickly padded collars to keep your feet warm, and their reverse waffle sole provides extra grip.

Muck Boots Arctic Excursion Mid

Muck Boots Arctic Excursion Mid

With winter around the corner, you’ll want to grab a pair of Muck Boots‘ waterproof, fleece-lined boots to keep your feet warm and dry. We particularly love the new black and red Buffalo Plaid pattern which is due this December, just in time for the nastiest part of the season.

Adidas Futurecraft MFG

Adidas Futurecraft MFG

The Futurecraft Made for Germany (MFG) shoe is the latest proof of Adidas’ continued efforts towards a future where it rapidly produces footwear that are tailored to individual needs. It’s limited to 500 pairs in Germany, but a US variant will follow.

Nike Dunk Ultra Sneaker

Nike Dunk Ultra Sneaker

See those little umbrellas on the tongues of these Dunks? They mean exactly what you think they do. Nike’s comfy black leather basketballs sneakers are designed to stay dry even when it starts to pour rain. We dig the buffalo plaid flannel lining.

Hender Scheme MIP 12

Hender Scheme MIP 12

The Japanese shoemaker’s latest Hommage shoes are based on the resurgent Nike Air Presto. Like all Manual Industrial Products, practically the entire shoe is handmade from leather that takes on a patina as it ages. Available in raw or black.

Lock Laces

Lock Laces

Never tie a shoelace again with these replacement laces for sneakers, running shoes and hiking shoes. Their elastic construction ensures a snug fit, but lets you slip your foot in and out of your shoes with ease. Perfect for cutting time off triathalon quick changes.

adidas Originals x Wings + Horns

adidas Originals x Wings + Horns

adidas and wings + horns‘ latest collab goes for the handmade, rustic look. The collection’s highlights include knit track jackets, sherpa jackets as well as Gazelles and ZX Flux ADV Xs with dope Primeknit and suede uppers.

Picco Calfskin Sneakers

Picco Calfskin Sneakers

Combining the richness of leather with the styling and functionality of sneakers, M. Gemi’s Italian-made high-tops have a hand-burnished pebbled finish, a leather-lined inner and footbed, and a rubber sole. They’re the perfect work/life shoe. In burgundy, navy, or black.

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Adidas EQT Cushion 93 Primeknit

Adidas EQT Cushion 93 Primeknit

Adidas continues its Primeknit rampage with this updated take on its ’90s trainers. The EQT Cushion 93’s new knit upper retains the shoe’s original colors while providing a more comfortable, firm and modern fit. On foot shots by Afew.

Doc Martens Lite

Doc Martens Lite

Love to own a pair of Dr. Martens but hate how heavy their shoes are? Struggle no more. The new DM’s Lite collection features the same timeless and high quality leather and construction but with a significantly lighter rubber outsole and memory foam insole.

Cole Haan 2.ZERØGRAND

Cole Haan 2.ZERØGRAND

Cole Haan’s latest take on Oxfords makes heavy use of the latest running shoe technology. The 2.ZERØGRAND has foam insoles with a sock-like heel to ensure a comfortable and firm fit, tongue and Achilles heel padding, and a foam midsole.

Zubits 2.0

Zubits 2.0

The new version of the clever magnetic shoelace closures now come with lace clips that secure your laces more firmly while letting you make quick adjustments to your shoe’s fit. They’re also available in six more colors.

End. x New Balance M575END

End. x New Balance M575END

End Clothing’s exclusive New Balance kicks combine a marble-inspired colorway with a classic walking shoe silhouette. The M575END Marble White has a nubuck upper with suede overlays, an End lace lock, a two-tone midsole and gum rubber outsole.

Adidas Stan Smith Nuude

Adidas Stan Smith Nuude

An ultra minimalist variant of the timeless tennis shoe. The Stan Smith Nuude forgoes the three stripe perforations and the color accents on the heel and tongue for a clean, stark white look. It comes in women’s sizes, so guys should go 1.5 sizes up.

Nike Roshe Two

Nike Roshe Two

Nike follows up the bestselling Roshe One with a similarly minimalist casual shoe. The Roshe Two has memory foam in its insole as well as foam in its upper to provide all day comfort. Available with a nylon or Flyknit upper. Drops 9/1/16 for $90 to $130.

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UA Curry 2.5 Hoop Nation

UA Curry 2.5 Hoop Nation

Under Armour gets in the Olympic spirit by dressing up Steph Curry’s latest signature shoes in patriotic colors. Available in white with blue and red trim or navy blue with white and red trim. They retain the burrito tongue construction that fits snugly around your ankles.

Nike Air Zoom Chalapuka

Nike Air Zoom Chalapuka

Enjoy the final days of summer with this re-release of Nike’s extra breathable casual running shoe. The Chalapuka’s nubuck leather and nylon mesh upper has gaping holes for a sandal-like feel. Available in orange/brown and blue/brown.

Air Jordan 1 Retro High Ultra

Air Jordan 1 Retro High Ultra

Old school basketball meets cutting edge soccer tech in this upcoming variant of the OG Jordans. The Air Jordan 1 Retro Ultra High features an upper made of lightweight material and an ankle bootie borrowed from Nike’s new soccer cleats and futsal shoes. Drops 8/13/16.

New Balance x Hypebeast 580

New Balance x Hypebeast 580

Earth- and space-themed variants of the New Balance 580. The 580HT has a gray-green suede upper and reflective logo and heel tab. The 580DH has the slimmer Re-engineered upper in black with white specks. Drops 8/6/16 on Hypebeast.

adidas Crazy Explosive

adidas Crazy Explosive

adidas‘ newest basketball shoe rocks the mad comfy Boost midsole, wrapped in a protective rubber cage that extends into the grippy outsole. It also has a fully knit upper and heel laces for added support.

Nike Air Max 1 Ultra Flyknit

Nike Air Max 1 Ultra Flyknit

The shoe that made Nike’s Air-Sole visible finally gets the Flyknit treatment, making this the lightest Air Max 1 to date. The AM1 Ultra Flyknit’s tongue and toe have perforations to provide ventilation, while the rest of the upper is tightly knit for support. Drops 7/28/16.

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