Rust Stop: 6 Rust-Colored Sneakers To Wear Right Now

Brown Sneaker Trend Fall Winter 2018
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* Elevate your wardrobe with rust-colored sneakers
* Unique color looks great year round
* Won’t get ruined by dirt or rain like white sneakers

While rust on your car is certainly bad, rust on your feet is actually a good thing.

Rust-colored sneakers (somewhere between orange, brown, and bronze) make a great addition to any wardrobe because they can be worn year round – rain or shine. They look great during the fall and winter with other dark, cold-weather clothes, but they also ground a light outfit in the summer. Plus, you don’t have to worry about a little rain or dirt with rust-colored shoes (like you do with white sneakers), because it won’t be too noticeable.

Because rust is a more unique sneaker color, finding a stylish pair can be tough. To help, here’s six bulletproof options to spruce up your fall/winter shoe selection.


1. Fred Perry Kingston Sneakers

They might look like classic canvas sneakers, but these Fred Perrys have a trick up their sleeve: the canvas is shower resistant. This makes them perfect for transitional days when it’s wet, but not cold enough for boots.

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Fred Perry Kingston Sneakers



2. ECCO Collin Slip-On

These Collin slip-ons from Ecco make a great office sneaker. They’re a blend between classic slip-ons and loafers, and their premium leather gives a very high-end look for the price.

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ECCO Collin Slip-On



3. Nike SB Portmore II Mid

These Nikes are great because they modernize the winter work boot with some skate shoe style. The upper is a soft suede and faux leather, and the sole is a sticky gum-rubber for durability.

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Nike SB Portmore II Mid



4. PUMA Avid evoknit

Whether you’re upgrading your running shoe or looking for a less-known trainer to wear around town, these evoknit Pumas make a great pick. They feature a trendy sock-like fit, and look especially good in this buckthorn brown / iron gate colorway.

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PUMA Avid evoknit




5. Teva Ember Moc

Lounging around by the fire on a cold day is what we look forward to during winter, and these Tevas bring the coziness to match. They’re somewhere in-between a sneaker and a sleeping bag, making them perfect for quick errands on lazy Sundays.

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Teva Ember Moc



6. Frye Gia Canvas Low

For a new night-out sneaker, consider these Frye Gias. They’re statement-making, but still versatile enough to wear with a variety of outfits.

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Frye Gia Canvas Low