Wedge sneakers are the perfect marriage of two shoe styles. They offer the height that heel lovers appreciate but the comfort and coolness that sneakerheads desire. We brought together a round-up of the most impressive wedged sneakers to shop now from Nike, Puma and more. With styles ranging from zipped slip-ons to lace-up skate-style shoes in all different shades, there’s a pair for every type of ensemble. Match them to ripped jeans and a hoodie for a go-to everyday look or to a mini dress for a party outfit that is sure to impress.
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1. Nike Dunk Sky Hi Essential Sneakers
Nike’s sneakers have a 2.6-inch wedge with a leather upper and a lace-up front.
Pros: These high-top silhouette sneakers have court-inspired traction on the rubber sole to create a slip-free ride.
Cons: You have to loosen the laces before wearing them for the first time.
2. Steve Madden Wedgie Sneakers
Steve Madden makes these sneakers with a 100% suede upper and a hidden 2.75-inch heel.
Pros: This heeled slip-on sneaker has dual side-zip closures for easy on-off wear, sitting atop a 1-inch white platform for a modern look.
Cons: These shoes fit tight.
3. Puma by Miharayasuhiro 'My 66' Wedge Sneakers
Puma’s sneakers have a blue leather upper with a thicker white rubber sole in addition to a round toe and lace-up vamp silhouette.
Pros: These skate-style high top sneakers have a 2.5-inch heel with dual hook-and-loop closure straps for added security and custom fit.
Cons: Color may look different in person than online.