The 7 Best Sneakers That Look Even Better With Wear

It’s hard to beat a brand new crisp pair of kicks, but one thing that’s arguably just as good are sneakers that become even better with age and wear.

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 Bringback
New Balance 998 Made in USA Bringback
CREDIT: New Balance

New Balance 998 Made in USA Bringback, $179.99; newbalance.com

Air Jordan 1 High OG
Air Jordan 1 High OG

Air Jordan 1 High OG “Metallic Red,” $160 on sale for $94.97; nike.com

Common Projects Achilles Low Leather Black
Common Projects Achilles Low Leather Black

Common Projects Achilles Low Leather Black, $411; needsupply.com

Adidas Yeezy Powerphase Calabasas
Adidas Yeezy Powerphase “Calabasas”
CREDIT: Stadium Goods

Adidas Yeezy Powerphase “Calabasas,” from $245; stadiumgoods.com

Converse Chuck Taylor All-Star High
Converse Chuck Taylor All-Star High
CREDIT: Converse

Converse Chuck Taylor All-Star High, $55; converse.com

Vans Old Skool
Vans Old Skool
CREDIT: Nordstrom

Vans Old Skool, $59.95; nordstrom.com

Adidas Stan Smith
Adidas Stan Smith
CREDIT: Adidas

Adidas Stan Smith, $74.95 on sale for $60; nordstrom.com

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