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6 Luxe Sneaker Stores To Keep Your Kicks Fresh This Summer

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    Tennis shoes, sneakers, gym shoes, kicks — no matter what you call them, you can't deny that sportswear is big this year, which means that exclusive, luxury sneaker collaborations for men and women alike are extra lucrative. Take this one comfy step further, and it's no surprise that the stores shelling out these luxe kicks are doing pretty well, too.

    Curious as to where you should you go to make sure you can be one of the select few owners of the next Air Yeezy? We've got you covered. We rounded up six New York shoe stores that, season after season, dole out the most exclusive and toughest-to-find kicks. Call ahead to find out what they'll be getting in and when, and get your tent ready. These stores' wares are so worth camping out for.
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