Sparkling new shoes are nice don’t last forever, so what you really want is a pair that you can break in comfortably and develop more and more character over time.
Whether it’s an affordable canvas style that can easily be replaced or a pair of premium leather shoes built for the long haul, there are a few different ways to approach shopping for better-with-wear kicks.
Take a look at our picks below.
New Balance 998 Made in USA Bringback, $179.99; newbalance.com
Air Jordan 1 High OG “Metallic Red,”
$160 on sale for $94.97; nike.com
Common Projects Achilles Low Leather Black, $411; needsupply.com
Adidas Yeezy Powerphase “Calabasas,” from $245; stadiumgoods.com
Converse Chuck Taylor All-Star High, $55; converse.com
Vans Old Skool, $59.95; nordstrom.com
Adidas Stan Smith,
$74.95 on sale for $60; nordstrom.com
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