There is a lot of disagreement about what makes the top sneakers list. Is a top sneaker the one that sold out the fastest when it went on sale at retail? Or is the top sneakers the shoe that routinely now sells for most on the secondary market? Maybe the top sneaker should be the shoe that sold the most this past year?
Everyone can agree that the top sneakers should be attractive and desirable. The shoes should carry cache and make sneaker heads stop and stare at their beauty. The top shoes should actually exist, meaning that they should sell at a quantity that people can actually ascertain them – being able to afford them might be another thing altogether.
If you think that the top sneakers are the shoes that sell the most then check out our list of best selling sneakers. You might be surprised to find on the list some shoes that felt more exclusive than they actually were. That is a good economics reminder about the relation between supply and demand.
Some want to argue that the most expensive sneakers are the top sneakers available and that list usually starts with the Dior Jordans. The argument isn’t very convincing, even though the shoes are good looking.
Our sense of the best looking shoes is here and some of the top sneakers of today and tomorrow are on this list.
No matter the criteria it must be agreed that the list will be subjective. A lot of what makes a top sneaker is how you feel about it and that will always be personal. For a lot of people nostalgia comes heavily into play and the top sneaker on their list might be something they had or wanted back in grade school.
Understanding that, enjoy taking a look at some of the top sneakers currently in the game and remember it is on you to build your own list.