Top 10 Shoes for Back 2 School

One of the hardest parts of getting ready for the school year is deciding on a new look. A new school year is an opportunity to express who we are and sport the brands we love. Over the summer, trends change and people begin to anticipate all that will come with the back-to-school season. We go from jumping in the pool to diving into the books; from swimsuits to school gear; from bike rides to backpacks. No worries, though, the fun is just beginning! School starting up again is an invitation to go back to your favorite sports and see your good friends. Throughout all of this busyness, you want to make sure you look good, feel good, and are rocking the latest trends. To complete your perfect school-day look, you’ll need the perfect shoe… or, if you’re a true sneakerhead, shoes.

To give you a much-needed head start to planning your Back 2 School look, we’ve compiled a list of our favorite casual shoes.

Get ready to walk the walk this school year.


Nike Air Force 1

Top 10 Shoes Nike Air Force 1

Nike’s streetwear classic, the Air Force 1, has been a staple since it debuted as a basketball sneaker in 1982. Over the years, the shoe has stayed on-trend through various colorways and cuts, but one thing that’s always remained the same is the iconic court style that’s built for a premium fit and feel.


Nike Air Max Plus

Top 10 Shoes Nike Air Max Plus

If you’re looking for a shoe that’s all about the details, look no further. The Nike Air Max Plus started as an experimental design in 1998 and has since changed the shoe game forever. This shoe is wrapped in ribs for an edgy look and injected with Air technology for the supportive cushioning you need.


Vans Old Skool

Top 10 Shoes Vans Old Skool

Step into the school year with style. This iconic shoe is a true throwback. Originally designed for skateboarding, the Vans Old Skool quickly turned into a mainstream shoe. Its classic canvas-and-suede upper and the trademark side stripe complete your back-to-school look while giving your feet the all-day comfort they need.


Jordan AJ1 Mid

Top 10 Shoes Jordan AJ 1

The first AJ1 started in the ’80s. This classic shoe is designed with full-grain leather and stamped with the “Air Jordan Wings” at the side, making it a timeless sneaker. Keeping the original look we love, the updated rubber outsole with flex grooves gives you the durability and flexibility you need in an iconic shoe like this.


adidas UltraBoost

Top 10 Shoes adidas Ultra Boost

The perfect combination of performance and style, the adidas UltraBoost was built for performance running but has quickly become a trending everyday shoe. Built with Boost technology, this shoe is ultra-light, ultra-responsive, and ultra-cushioned. The Primeknit upper delivers a snug fit that moves when you do, so you can walk into the school year ready for anything.


Nike Air Max 270

Top 10 Shoes Nike Air Max 270

The Nike Air Max 270 was the first Max Air unit designed specifically for Nike Sportswear, making it an unbelievably comfortable shoe for everyday wear. Its design pays tribute to the original 1991 Air Max 180 with the exaggerated tongue and logo while bringing in a modern twist through its updated look and comfort.


FILA Disrupter

Top 10 Shoes FILA Disruptor

The ’90s are back and better than ever. Lace up in something classic and make a statement with the FILA Disrupter. Not only does this shoe embrace FILA’s most popular silhouette, but it also gives your feet the cushioning they need so you can rock your everyday look with east


Nike Air Max 97

Top 10 Shoes Nike Air Max 97

The Nike Air Max 97, inspired by earlier models, took the Air Max line to a whole new level. As Nike’s first show with a full-length Max Air unit, the 97 keeps your feet steady and cushioned while the layered colors keep your shoe game strong.


adidas Originals NMD

Top 10 Shoes adidas Originals NMD

A breathable, flexible, and stylish shoe – perfect for everyday wear. The adidas Originals NMD was born from an inspired past and built for the future. How? This shoe has a tried-and-true silhouette but is designed with a neoprene X overlay and textured ripple details for an updated look and to give your feet the comfort they deserve.


Nike Cortez

Top 10 Shoes Nike Cortez

Bill Bowerman’s first masterpiece of a shoe – the Nike Cortez. This style staple encompasses all things retro, making for a great addition to your back-to-school look. The iconic features were built for traction and durability while the midsole keeps your feet supported with a lightweight feel.

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