Footwear often seems like an afterthought when planning a Halloween costume, but why embrace your kicks (that you’ll be wearing again) to enhance your looks this year? Find out the best sneaker styles for Halloween costumes this year from Footwear News, and shop the styles below:
There’s still plenty of time to put together the perfect Halloween costume and believe it or not, it can all start at the footwear. Building a costume around the proper pair of sneakers will give your look a boost of authenticity and attention to detail. See what we mean below with our picks below.
1. Kurt Cobain: Converse All Star Chuck Taylor’s
Late Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain’s contributions to modern style are immeasurable, but it’s the timeless Chuck Taylor that stands out as his go-to sneaker choice.
Converse Unisex Chuck Taylor All Star High Top Sneakers Black/White (37-38 M EU/7 B(M) US Women/5 D(M) US Men, Black)
2. Jaden Smith: New Balance ProCourt
Jaden Smith is known for pushing the boundaries of style, but his latest sneaker choice is surprisingly subtle with the skate-ready New Balance Pro Court 213. To make them even closer to Smith’s pair, wear them over the next few weeks ahead of Halloween for a broken-in look.
3. Forrest Gump: Nike Cortez
When it comes to iconic sneaker moments on the big screen, Forrest Gump’s prominent feature of the Nike Cortez is in a class of its own. The brand recently reissued the model in the same colorway featured in the movie — running across the country is optional, of course.
Nike Women's Classic Cortez Leather,White/Varsity Red/Varsity Royal,6.5
4. Marty McFly/LeBron James: Nike LeBron 14 “2015” aka “Mag”
5. Kanye West: Yeezy Powerhouse “Calabasas”
Kanye West fans have a number of sneakers at their disposable to emulate the rapper-designer this Halloween, but the Yeezy Powerphase “Calabasas” is the most accessible of them all, with semi-wallet-friendly prices.
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