New Balance ML574 ($74.00)
This sneaker started its life out as a lower tier alternative to the iconic off-road classic 576 model, but 574 soon proved its toughness. With heavy gauge laces, American woven mesh top and ENCAP cushioning in the heels New Balance is bringing back a champion.
Nike Kobe VII Supreme ($179.99)
Well with a name like supreme it’s a pretty sure bet that Nike put a good bit of engineering into this shoe. Boasting 3-D heel clips made of injected TPU, high-wrapping lateral outriggers and a responsive ride built for speed these shoes will give you everything but a jumpshot.
Adidas Bercuda ($65.00)
The molded EVA insole provides the anatomical comfort that is the perfect compliment to the adiWEAR outsole. These shoes are extremely durable and fairly lightweight hitting the scale at only 13.8 oz.
Mizuno Wave Creation 13 ($149.35)
Weighing only 12.9 oz. Mizuno WC13 sheds any useless weight and delivers comfort with their AIR Mesh™ upper and Intercool ™ full-length midsole. Translation: they help control foot heat; which trust me is a good thing.
Nike Air Max + 2009 ($169.99)
Two-layer mesh upper, full-length Air-Sole®, and innovative forefoot flexibility make running that 26.2 mile marathon feel like only 25.
CONVERSE Chuck Taylor All Star Year Of The Dragon ($120.99)
Don’t have any gear that commemorates the year of prosperity and luck? Well, CONVERSE has you covered. The Leather Hi – Year of the Dragon Edition has all over porcelain print making it one exclusively cool shoe. Happy Chinese New Year!