THE BEST Shoes

Nike Huarache NM

Nike Huarache NM

One of the most eye-catching running shoes you’ll ever see. The Nike Huarache NM has thick rope-like laces, a mesh toe box, an Ortholite sockliner, a Natural Motion outsole and a wild color scheme.

Chuck Taylor All Star Rubber

Chuck Taylor All Star Rubber

Converse rides the monochrome wave in a practical way with this rain-ready release, sporting a water-resistant rubber upper in one of seven colors and a fleece lining for comfort. The white version is exclusive to Converse outlets.

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Nike Kobe 9 KRM EXT Black Mamba

Nike Kobe 9 KRM EXT Black Mamba

Nike saved the best for last. The Kobe 9 High KRM EXT Black Mamba is one mean sumbitch. The shoe has murdered-out faux scales, leather heel and tongue with chrome midsole inlays. Drops 12/31/14.

Onemanshow Biker Sneakers

Onemanshow Biker Sneakers

Urban leather sneakers from Dutch menswear maker Onemanshow. They have elastic straps and a Velcro fastener instead of shoelaces. The oversized suede tongue and silver zippers on the ankles complete the biker jacket look.

Nike Air Max 2015

Nike Air Max 2015

The 2015 edition of the classic running shoe has an engineered mesh upper for breathability and flexibility with Flywire providing the firm support. Down low there’s a full-length tubular cushion and the classic waffle outsole.

Visual Guide for Suits & Shoes

Visual Guide for Suits & Shoes

Redditor stRafaello made a handy chart that breaks down what kind of suits are best for certain occasions, as well as what shoes go well with those suits. It also ranks leather shoes based on formality and versatility.

Adidas Originals Tubular Runner

Adidas Originals Tubular Runner

Inspired by the Adidas ZX series and the Y-3 Qasa, the Tubular series features a thick EVA tube outsole. The Tubular Runner is a casual running shoe with a minimal design, a slim profile and a snug fit. Drops 11/21 for $110.

Mizuno Wave Sayonara 2

Mizuno Wave Sayonara 2

Mizuno tweaks its already excellent Sayonara running shoe, making it even more resilient and responsive. Providing just the right balance between weight, cushioning and ground feel, these are our daily workout shoes of choice.

Adidas x Barbour GSG9 Boot

Adidas x Barbour GSG9 Boot

Part of Adidas Originals’ 2014 Fall/Winter collaboration with Barbour, the GSG9 is a military-style winter boot. It has a nappa leather and waxed fabric upper with suede trim. Also available here and here.

Nike Kobe 9 Snakeskin

Nike Kobe 9 Snakeskin

The Black Mamba’s latest signature shoes receives an appropriate make over. The Kobe 9 High Ext QS Snakeskin has a brown and yellow faux snakeskin upper. Stocks are low online, so eBay might be your best bet on snagging one.

Adidas Original JS Wings 3.0

Adidas Original JS Wings 3.0

Leaked by Daley, Jeremy Scott’s upcoming Adidas Original sneaker is now official. The absolutely sick JS Wings 3.0 aka The Dark Knights feature a wing-shaped strap and another wing stitched on the upper. Drops 10/31.

Cole Haan ZeroGrand Tall Boot

Cole Haan ZeroGrand Tall Boot

Cole Haan applies its ultra lightweight, flexible and comfortable ZeroGrand outsole to retain the rugged look and construction without the tiring weight of traditional boots. Available in black, green and brown.

Hender Scheme MIP 01 Black

Hender Scheme MIP 01 Black

A murdered out version of the all leather Air Force 1 homage Manual Industrial Products 01. As with all shoes in Hender Scheme’s Hommage collection, each pair is completely made by hand in founder Ryo Kashiwazaki’s workshop.

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Nike LeBron 12

Nike LeBron 12

The LeBron 12 features five hexagonal Zoom Air bags in the outsole and a lightweight one-piece upper supported by Hyperfuse on the ankle, heel and outer arch. Initially available in seven colorways starting 10/1.

BTTF Nike MAG Replicas

BTTF Nike MAG Replicas

Nike released the Air MAG a few years ago, but only as a ridiculously expensive limited edition. Thankfully, Halloween Costumes is releasing officially licensed (swooshless) replicas of the shoes. They still don’t tie themselves though.

Y-3 Honja Triple Black Stud Pack

Y-3 Honja Triple Black Stud Pack

The monochrome craze has left shoes either powder white or all black. Y-3 chose the latter for its rerelease of the Honja Stud Pack. Both the Honja Hi and Honja Low have black leather with black leather liners and black metal studs.

Adidas x KZK x McNairy

Adidas x KZK x McNairy

Longtime Originals collaborator Kazuki Kuraishi teamed up with Mark McNairy for a special re-release of the Monte Carlo Mid trainers. It has a sword-shaped heel strap and “100$ Bill” on its heel tab. Also available from Adidas UK.

PUMA Avanti “24K Gold”

PUMA Avanti “24K Gold”

A special edition of PUMA’s King soccer shoe with sneaker soles. Covered in a gleaming metallic gold leather upper, you’ll want to go with something more subtle on top to pull off this look. We suggest a simple pair of jeans and a tee.

Awl & Sundry

Awl & Sundry

An online bespoke shoemaker. Awl & Sundry lets you create shoes in six simple steps. You can pick your shoe’s style, base shape, accents, colors, material and even add a monogram. You can also check out what other customers have made.

Pierre Hardy GX05

Pierre Hardy GX05

Pierre Hardy’s take on the comebacking classic basketball high top sneaker. Two large velcro enclosures and quilted details give the shoes that chunky body. It’s also available in red leather.

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Y-3 Honja High B&W

Y-3 Honja High B&W

Fresh off Adidas Y-3’s Fall collection, the luxury brand’s popular Honja High sneaker gets a clean new color combination, with the white heel contrasting with the rest of the all leather upper. Also available at Feature.

Stone Island x Diemme Boots

Stone Island x Diemme Boots

Made by Italian shoemaker Diemme for Stone Island, the S0559 combat boots have laces that go from the upper up to the tongue for adjusting the fit, but are easily fastened or unfastened thanks to the central zipper.

Flux Snowshoes

Flux Snowshoes

Designer Eric Brunt’s concept snowshoe automatically expands and contracts its surface, providing for a more natural walk than traditional flat snowshoes, and adapting to variable snow conditions and terrain.

Nike Free Genealogy in Black

Nike Free Genealogy in Black

Nike celebrates the progress of its Free collection by re-releasing some of the most popular Free footwear – including the Sock Racer, Air Presto and the new Free 5.0 – in an all black colorway. Drops 7/31.

Mizuno Wave Paradox

Mizuno Wave Paradox

With a sleek design inspired by the repetitive patterns of Japanese umbrellas, Mizuno’s hot looking Wave Paradox provides stiff stability and lightweight performance, all in one shoe. Now there’s no excuse not to go make a new PR.

Nike Air Max Lunar 90 SP

Nike Air Max Lunar 90 SP

A special edition of the Air Max Lunar 90 released in time for the 45th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing. The sneakers have a 3M Moon print on the upper, speckled Lunarlon midsole and U.S. flag colors on the heel tab.

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