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Kicks on FireNo matter where you live, what you do for a living, or how old you are, there’s a great chance that you own a pair of sneakers — if not several.
Sneakers are easily one of the most popular style of shoes, and for good reason. While most are designed for performance in athletics, their looks and comfort have transcended sports into fashion.
Despite an abundance of options, the demand for certain sneaker styles greatly exceeds the supply, causing them to sell out almost immediately. Clicking a link a minute after it’s posted, or fumbling to pull out your debit card during checkout can be the difference between getting the sneakers or not.
Most people don’t have the time, energy, or patience to closely monitor release dates or sit next to a computer all day in anticipation of a randomly timed online launch, so getting the highly sought after models can prove to be difficult. Trust me, diehard sneaker collectors have done their due diligence to secure a pair before the average person.
Luckily, looking good in a nice pair of sneakers isn’t limited to fanatics, as there are many stylish sneaker that don’t incite such urgency to purchase. Whether you’re into Nike, Adidas, New Balance, or Puma, there are many options available.
If you want to buy a new pair of sneakers without jumping through hoops, check out 10 stylish options that won’t sell out in seconds below.
Adidas NMD_R1 Primeknit
Designed for the urban nomad, the Adidas NMD is the perfect sneaker for a person who’s walking, traveling, and generally active. This particular pair features a Triple White colorway with Japanese characters reading “The Brand with the Three Stripes.” A full-length Boost midsole gives these shoes unbeatable comfort.
Adidas NMD_R1 Primeknit, $170
New Balance 247 Sport
The New Balance 247 Sport is a sneaker that you’ll want to keep on your feet 24/7. Drawing from classic New Balance sneakers, the 247 is a modernized lifestyle sneaker optimized for comfort. It uses an engineered knit for a super lightweight feel.
New Balance 247 Sport, $89.99
Adidas Iniki Runner
The Adidas Iniki Runner is another sneaker that uses the brand’s innovative Boost technology, so comfort isn’t sacrificed. While the silhouette new to Adidas’ line of products, it has many old school design cues like serrated Three Stripes branding, gold flake lettering, and gum outsole.
Adidas Iniki Runner, $120
Air Jordan 1
Basketball sneakers might not be to everyone’s fashion sense, but if there is one pair you need to own it’s the Air Jordan 1. As Michael Jordan’s first signature sneaker with Nike, it’s an undeniable classic that can be worn with just about anything. This “Red Metallic” colorway was originally released in 1985, so the old school look is in full effect.
Until August 13, save an additional 20% on Nike clearance items by using the promo code “SAVE20” at checkout.
Air Jordan 1 High OG, $103.98 (Originally $160)
Adidas Stan Smith
The Adidas Stan Smith is such an iconic shoe that it will likely live on in the brand’s line of products forever. Originally designed for tennis legend Stan Smith, the shoe has become a lifestyle staple. Its simple white leather upper is accented by green on the tongue and heel.
Adidas Stan Smith, $60
Nike Flyknit Racer
Originally debuted in 2012, the Flyknit Racer was the first sneaker to use Nike’s Flyknit material. While the shoe was designed for runners, many people gravitated towards it because of the lightweight comfort it provided. The “Multicolor” version was one of the most popular colors, so this time around Nike made a lot of them. You can buy it in any size for men and women.
Until August 13, save an additional 20% on Nike clearance by using the promo code “SAVE20” at checkout.
Nike Flyknit Racer, $95.98 (Originally $150)
New Balance 1978
Like the New Balance 247, the 1978 is another sneaker that draws inspiration from previous models. Made in the USA, using modern manufacturing techniques, the 1978 is designed to be lighter and minimalistic. This pair features a tan suede upper and a white Vibram sole.
New Balance 1978, $149.99
Nike Air Max 97
The Nike Air Max 97 were originally released in 1997 as Nike’s premier running sneaker. Now, in celebration of its 20-year anniversary, the brand is releasing it in many great colorways. They may not be the best running sneakers by today’s standards, but they’re super stylish.
Nike Air Max 97, $170
Puma Tsugi Shinsei
Inspired by Japanese architecture, the Puma Tsugi Shinsei has a unique design that is sure to stand out. “Tsugi” means “next” in Japanese, so these sneakers are made for whatever’s next in your life. The sock-like ankle fit will allow you to wear them all day without getting uncomfortable.
Puma Tsugi Shinsei, $100
Converse Chuck Taylor All Star
It almost goes without saying that the Converse Chuck Taylor All-Stars are a classic. Take a second to think about; pretty much every person you know, no matter how young or old, has owned a pair of All-Stars before. As a sneaker that seemingly will never go out of style, they come in a bunch of different colors and are always available.