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2016 BEST Sneakers


A sneakerhead’s heaven looks a whole lot like this modern, industrial shop, where kicks are mounted in gold-and-glass cases like works of art, elevated street wear hangs at the ready, and cult-followed sneaker launches see crowds lining up around the block.

1509 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA | 215-988-0194 | Website

2015 BEST Sneakers


1509 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA

If you’re the type who won’t give up your trainers for anyone, pluck any pair of sneakers off the wall displays at Ubiq and you’ll still look pulled together. This Walnut Street cult shop sells more than new-release Jordans and Yeezys: There are subdued retro New Balances, eco-friendly Vans and reflective suede Onitsuka Tigers. Read more »