In an uncertain economy, buying several shoes to serve multiple purposes is rarely doable these days. Here is a list of versatile sneakers that work well in your kid's school gym, in the field, around the mall and in your neighborhood.
Another trendy sneaker found on every block, the Converse Chuck Taylor is a timeless favorite for the kids. A classic shoe with great history that is always staying current with great new patterns and colors. Find these in any color imaginable. You won't go wrong with these if your kid is a hipster.
As part of the Adidas Originals Collection, this basketball shoe features a tumbled leather upper with embroidered logos and a rubber toe cap. These sneakers retail for under $40 and are available in white or black. Adidas Superstars are very cool and are considered retro classics boosted by the hip-hop craze of the 80s and 90s. If your kid is into hip-hop, then these will carry somewhat of a symbolic meaning to them. Surprise them and show them mom and dad are down with the times!
The Nike NYX shoes are a series of casual street shoes from Nike featuring solid rubber outsoles for durable traction. Built with extra cushioning than its adult model, the Nike Blazer is a sleek sneaker from Nike and it's offered as lows or high tops. Find a pair that compliments your kid's personality.
The 574 consists of ENCAP cushioning technology in the midsole and a carbon rubber outsole for maximum versatility and durability. With these features, this great looking retro shoe keeps all the functional properties that made this model popular in the first place. These make great gym and running shoes and they are available in a variety of colors.
This particular style of shoes from Vans is very popular among teens. It is simple, comfortable, and goes a long way. You can also find Vans sneakers like these and others for Toddlers and adults. Take your kids shopping with you to get their personal opinions when picking out designs. Some like them plain, while others like theirs jazzed up.
This sporty shoe is based on a well-loved adidas running silhouette. The adidas ZXZ ADV is the perfect casual kick for wearing every day. Add it to your kid's wardrobe this season, and earn maximum style points. Full grain leather upper for comfort and soft feel. Textile lining for comfort. Tire inspired outsole.