THE BEST Shoes

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.

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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.

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.

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.

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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.

Air Jordan XXXI

Air Jordan XXXI

The XXXI was inspired by the Jordan 1 and its infamous black-and-red variant. It has a synthetic leather and woven upper with the classic Swoosh and Air Jordan wings logos, neoprene ankle support, a phylon midsole and Zoom Air cushioning. Drops 9/3/16 for $185.

Unfinished Horsehide Trainers

Unfinished Horsehide Trainers

First released in 2015, Epaulet will be making another 300 pairs of classic athletic silhouttes handmade in unfinished and undyed horse leather. The shoes will acquire a patina with wear, making your pair unique. Available as a running shoe, basketball shoe or tennis shoes.

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Converse Custom Chuck Taylor All Star

Converse Custom Chuck Taylor All Star

The quintessential sneaker now has its own NikeID corner. Create your own Chucks by customizing the color or print of its different parts, from the upper to the racing stripes on the midsole. You can even add a message on the heel.

Nike Air Zoom Cabos

Nike Air Zoom Cabos

Nike is reinventing Gary Payton’s Air Zoom Flight The Glove signature shoe into the Air Zoom Cabos. Gone is the iconic zippered shroud in favor of a barrage of glow-in-the-dark Flywire cables. It will be available in black and white or white and green.

Puma IGNITE evoKNIT

Puma IGNITE evoKNIT

If you can’t beat ’em, join ’em. Puma hops in the knit athletic shoe game with the IGNITE evoKNIT. These stylish running shoes have a fully knit form-fitting upper and collar. It also has a heel support strap and the IGNITE midsole for premium cushioning.

Adidas Tubular Invader Strap Suede

Adidas Tubular Invader Strap Suede

This dope variant of Adidas’ new casual basketball high tops might as well be called Yeezy Boost 650s, what with its suede on suede cement-colored upper and huge midfoot strap. It’s also available in triple blue.

Air Jordan 8 Championship Pack

Air Jordan 8 Championship Pack

Chill like a champ in this straight fire variants of Michael Jordan’s first three-peat signature shoes. Champagne has a metallic off-white upper with MJ’s fingerprints on gold accents, while Cigars is a nearly all black shoe with confetti print. Drops 6/25/16.

Nonnative Traveller Trainer Mid

Nonnative Traveller Trainer Mid

Nonnative brings back its cozy sneaker boot in the trendy mid silhouette. The Traveller Trainer has an upper made entirely out of rough cow suede, a heel zip entry and a white rubber outsole. Available in white, brown and black.

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