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Anonymous asked in Beauty & StyleFashion & Accessories · 1 decade ago

Good Skate Shoes?

What are some good skate shoes that look good right now?

If you could send links with a pic that would be great.

11 Answers

  • 1 decade ago
    Favorite Answer

    1. Fallen Footwear

    Fallen makes incredible skate shoes. Jamie Thomas owns the company, and has made it clear that he doesn't want to simply make more skateboarding shoes - he want to make high quality premium skate shoes that look great and provide everything you need. Plus, for you planet-conscious skaters out there, Fallen makes shoes free of animal products. Take a look at the Fallen Troopers - easily the coolest looking skate shoes I've tested to date. And they skate well, too! Fallens are some of my favorite skate shoes to wear.

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    2. Vans Skateboarding Shoes

    Vans has been around since the beginning, and along the way they've learned how to make great skate shoes. Vans skateboarding shoes are some of the best, easily. From the classic canvas Vans classic slip ons (which I don't recommend for skating unless you know what you're doing, or don't mind replacing them soon) to Vans beefier models, like Geoff Rowley's Rowley XL2s or Dustin Dollin's No Skools. Vans is a core skateboarding company - you can rest comfortably knowing you are buying quality when you buy Vans.

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    3. DC Skateboarding Shoes

    DC Shoe Co USA makes some good shoes, though over the last few years I've heard a lot of complaints about them being too mainstream, or that the quality of DC has gone down. The mainstream problem is up to you, but I haven't seen a drop in quality at all. With , "Super Suede", and years of making excellent skate shoes, they know what they are doing. DC also has an H2Zero line - shoes treated to block out water, snow and slush, with extra tread. Perfect for snowskates and snow days. Check out the DC H2Zero Alias:

    4. etnies

    Etnies have a bright, quick, sleek look, and a skate team with riders like Rune Glifberg, Ryan Sheckler and Elissa Steamer. Etnies do tend to come with wimpy laces, but that's not a good enough reason to not get a pair. Mostly, Etnies skate shoes work well and last long enough to not tick off your parents or wife when you need to replace 'em. Etnies also has great girl's skateboarding shoes, and etnies dumps a lot of money back into the community, giving away tons of shoes every year to the homeless in Southern California.


    5. Osiris

    Osiris. Osiris skate shoes aren't my favorites so much lately, but they do make some of the best puffy-style skateboarding shoes you can get. Plus, they have their "private reserve" line, which are regular models, the most popular ones, made with better materials and some insole art. If you want Osiris skateboarding shoes, I recommend paying the extra for the private reserve shoes (though really, it's not that much more). The Ruger is pretty nice, and so is the Chino Low.


    6. Emerica

    Emerica makes good skate shoes, and runs a strong skateboarding team with pros like Andrew Reynolds, Jerry Hsu and Ed Templeton. Skateboarding shoes like the Emerica Reynolds 3 certainly help, with its solid proven design. Emerica also has some strong designs and style - try the Kirchart 4s, and see what I mean. Emerica is closely related to Etnies, so if you like one, you might like the other.


    7. Adio

    Adio has a ridiculous team. Tony Hawk, Bam Margera, Shaun White, Jeremy Wray ... the list keeps going. But what about the shoes? They're good. Adios are well built and highly skateable - it's usually a bad idea to base your purchases off of who endorses the product, but you know that guys with names this big don't want to be associated with crud. Check 'em out. Their pro model skateboarding shoes all come named after the rider, then a version number. That's it. So, check out Adios and give 'em a shot. You should be happy.


    8. Nike SB

    Nike Skateboarding (SB) shoes have been bashed for being ugly, Nike has been bashed for edging in on skateboarding, and meanwhile the Nike skateboarding team has been growing, their shoes have been getting better and more refined. The bottom line is, Nike knows how to make shoes, and Nike skateboarding shoes are well made with great features. The Nike Dunk is still the most popular Nike SB shoe all over the planet, while shoes like Paul Rodriguez's P-Rod II looks good and skates very well. Nike also has another arm that makes skateboarding shoes - Nike 6.0.


    9. IPath

    I-Path has an Earthy style all their own. Check out the I-Path Cats - they claim they're the most comfortable skateboarding shoes around. Full suede upper stained to natural browns with strong stitching and cord laces, the I-Path Cats look almost like moccasins. And that's the idea. If you're looking for a more quiet, earthy, or comfortable style, check out I-Path's lineup of skateboarding shoes.


    Hope I've Helped!!!

    Source(s): I'm a girl and I don't really skateboard a lot, but my older brother does a lot and he knows lots about skate shoes.
  • Robin
    Lv 4
    5 years ago

    All Tony Hawk shoes are skate shoes. That doesn't mean they are necessarily GOOD skate shoes...

  • Nam D.
    Lv 6
    1 decade ago

    Go to Pac Sun, They have a lot skate shoes.

  • 1 decade ago

    do you actually skate? or are you just a poser? if you're just a poser it wont matter what you wear.

    If you actually skate, go with Etnies, Fallen, Nike(6.0 or SB), iPath, or Osiris.

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  • 1 decade ago

    DVS shoe company

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  • 1 decade ago

    got my VANS on but dey look like sneakers, got my VANS on but they look like sneakers!

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    1 decade ago


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    1 decade ago


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