The 9 Best Retro Sneakers Available Now

Modern technologies such as Adidas’ Boost cushioning and Nike’s self-tying E.A.R.L. help keep sneakers exciting, but sometimes it’s hard to top an iconic retro look.

Whether it’s a court shoe turned classic or a skateboard sneaker that has transcended fashion, these nostalgic kicks remain popular with consumers and continue to influence designers today.

Shop the best retro options out now below.

Vans Old Skool
Vans has a number of classics in its vault, but the Old Skool is the trendiest and easiest to wear.

Vans Old Skool, $60; vans.com

Puma Clyde
Puma’s got a number of great retros to choose from, but it’s hard to top these classics made famous by NBA legend Walt “Clyde” Frazier.

Puma Clyde NYC, $85; puma.com

Converse Chuck Taylor All-Star '70
The Converse Chuck Taylor All-Star ’70 is designed with vintage-inspired details and materials for a look and feel closer to the original.
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Converse Chuck Taylor All Star ’70, $85; converse.com

Adidas Gazelle
You’re probably familiar with the Adidas Stan Smith and Superstar, but the Gazelle is another one of the brand’s classic retros that deserves your attention.
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Adidas Gazelle, $79.99; finishline.com

Reebok Classic Leather
Sometimes simple is better, and you can’t go wrong with a tried-and-tested design such as the Reebok Classic Leather.
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Reebok Classic Leather, $74.99; reebok.com

Nike Air Foamposite One
Conceived in 1997, Foamposite remains one of Nike’s most groundbreaking technologies, and it’s never looked better than on the “Royal” Air Foamposite One.
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Nike Air Foamposite One, $229.99; footaction.com

NikeLab Air Max 1 Pinnacle
Premium materials and a remastered silhouette make this 1987 Nike runner a smart retro buy.

NikeLab Air Max 1 Pinnacle, $160; nike.com

Air Jordan 4
It’s not often that a retro Air Jordan 4 stays on the shelves, so don’t pass up the opportunity to add this pair to your collection.

Air Jordan 4, $190; nike.com

Reebok Shaq Attaq
With its Orlando Magic-inspired colors and Reebok Pump tech, Shaquille O’Neal’s first signature shoe is as ’90s as it gets.
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Reebok Shaq Attaq, $159.99; reebok.com

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