6 Luxe Sneaker Stores To Keep Your Kicks Fresh This Summer

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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Premium Goods

Specialty: A wide variety of Nike, Vans, and Adidas. Premium Goods sells all limited-edition Nike shoes, as well as the brand's vintage and retro styles. It also carries all four Vans lines — Vault, Cali, Classic, and Surf, carefully selecting the styles that are most apt for the Premium Goods customer.

Premium Goods, 357 Fifth Avenue (between Fourth and Fifth streets); Brooklyn; 718-369-7477.

Photo: Courtesy of Premium Goods.
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Kith NYC

Specialty: Exclusive sneaker collaborations available only in-store. Kith also boasts a boot room with high-quality Americana footwear ranging from handmade shoes to of-the-moment styles.

Kith NYC, 644 Broadway (at Bleecker Street); 646-648-6285.

Photo: Courtesy of Kith NYC.
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Specialty: Exclusive or special collaborations with Y-3, Adidas Originals (including pieces by designers Jeremy Scott, Kazuki, and Ransom), Gourmet, Abington by Timberland, and all pieces by Stussy Deluxe.

Memes, 3 Great Jones Street (between Broadway and Lafayette); 212-420-9955.

Photo: Courtesy of Memes.
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Atmos NYC

Specialty: Basketball, running, skate, and casual sneakers by Nike, Reebok, New Balance, and Timberland, among others. Exclusive collaborations such as the Nike Dunk x Art Force One x Atmos and Nike Air Max 1 Premium Atmos make this Harlem hotspot a celebrity favorite, as well.

Atmos NYC, 203 West 125th Street (at Seventh Avenue); 212-666-2242.

Photo: Via Harlem World.
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Goliath RF

Specialty: Flashy and collectible shoes for guys and gals, with curated merchandise each season to match current streetwear trends. Brands include (but are certainly not limited to) Nike, New Balance, Reebok, Keds, Supra, and Android Homme.

Goliath RF, 175 East 105th Street (between Lexington and Third avenues); 212-360-7683.

Photo: Via Sabit NYC Blog.
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Flight Club

Specialty: Luxury consignment sneakers (authenticity guaranteed) and a massive selection of snap-backs and beanies. A wide array of Air Jordans is the pride of the store.

Flight Club, 812 Broadway (between 11th and 12th streets) and 254 Greene Street (between Eighth Street and Waverly Place); No phone.

Photo: Via Inside the Sneakerbox.

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