The Top 6 Shops for Local Sneakerheads


In case you missed Kanye’s collection for Adidas or Chanel’s foray into sporty footwear, take note: athleisure is a thing. Along with relaxed silhouettes and muted colors, the casual-sporty trend also means—bonus!—fresh kicks go with everything. Here are the best places to get your sneaker fix locally:

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Head here for the latest releases of cult favorites and soon-to-be classics. Remember to sign up for the newsletter to stay up to date—they sell out fast. 2643 Erie Ave.,

Anonymous Skateshop

A local skate shop with a solid selection of brands like Vans and Nike for the Travis Birkenstocks of the world. 5334 Sydney Rd.,

Bob Roncker’s Running Spot

This well-known local mecca for running shoes boasts plenty of sneakers in bright colors to perk up your neutrals. Multiple locations,


The best place to find kooky Jeremy Scott for Adidas be-winged hightops and all the Nike gear you could ever want. 341 W. 4th Street,

The Galaxie Skateshop

Galaxie’s selection of skater-worthy brands like HUF, Adidas, and Converse share space with an admirable assortment of decks. Multiple locations,

City Gear

The original spot for trendy urban footwear (remember when it was Deveroes?) is still a major player, offering everything from classic Jordans to slick leather and suede high-tops. Multiple locations,

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