Sneakers worth investing in
If you love sneakers as much as we do, you’ll know some can be pretty pricey. Whether it’s Nike, Adidas or Louboutins, shoes are expensive. However, sneakers can be a very lucrative investment. Buying shoes from a limited supply or are brand name can help you turn a profit.
Some shoes may run you over $200 at the register. A few years down the line, your $200 could turn into $1000 or $3000 when the shoe is considered retro or vintage . It’s important to make sure the shoes stay clean, name brand and are unused or rarely worn.
The following are a few of the shoes worth investing in now, ensuring a profitable return later.
It’s hard not to look trendy or even rich when you wear a pair of Gucci shoes. These full grain leather high top sneakers with the signature Bengal Tiger will keep your wardrobe looking classic. For those who aren't into a rubber cap toe, Gucci omitted the details for a sharper continuation of the full-grain upper all the way down to the outsole. This Gucci shoe costs $794.
Classic is a term thrown around a lot, but you can’t argue when the adjective is easily paired with a pair of all-white Nike Air Force 1s. The design became a cult favorite since it debuted in 1982. The AF1s are a shoe you can confidently wear with any outfit, sometimes even formal ones, and still look fly. A pair also won’t ruin your checking account, since they only cost a cool $120.
This checkerboard print is iconic with only one sneaker brand. The rebellious skating culture made the slip-on checkerboard Van a must-have. These shoes are instantly recognizable, especially in their slip-on pattern. It’s been a top trending shoe for years now, making it a great sneaker to buy. Plus, it only cost $60, and these shoes could become hard to find and worthy of investing into since the skating culture is seeing a resurgence.
We realize it’s 2018, but this sneaker will have you living in 3018. Street style and athleisure continue to be one of the fastest growing trends of this decade, and it will surely be around through 2020. Italian clothing giant Moncler is testing the athleisure waters with this pair. If goth or being a trendy ninja is your style, these $595 shoes are your best investment opportunity.
Loud graphics and colors are playing a big part in the nouveau sneaker era. These $280 shoes feature a bright red thunderbolt and snakeskin printed toes and tongue. These sneakers look straight out of a street style look from London’s men's fashion week. They may sound intimidating and hard to pull off, but they are very minimal with a bit of red and navy blue. A solid pair of denim jeans are all you need to style these shoes.