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Does anyone have $100+ shoes? I've never spent more than $60-70 on shoes, and recently, I've really started taking a liking to the Nike Shox. However, I'll have to get them customized through Nike due to shoe size and width. I wear a 14, and need extra wide, therefore, I'm looking at a $135 price tag.

Are these $100+ shoes really worth the price? Do they typically last longer than cheaper shoes? Are they more comfortable? I don't run, but I want some comfortable shoes for the rare occasion that I do get off my ass. :thumb02:
 

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Well - I don't know anything about Nike Shox, sorry mate... But I have several 100-200$ pair of shoes... I have two pair of shoes to go with various tuxes, and they last forever if you take care of them... This seems to be the case with other expensive shoes I bought back when I took skateboarding more seriously than I do now... Of course skating takes a toll on shoes, but with the right upkeep - the last a lot longer...

I could certainly feel a difference in quality :)

Now I just wear Vans slip-ons on a day-to-day basis...
 

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I have sworn by Under Armour shoes for a while now... never really had a more comfortable training shoe on my foot to date with amazing stability and they breathe really well.
 

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I will garuntee a pair of $60 vans will last longer than any $200 shoe. Skate shoes are made for so much abuse and do not get more than $100 usuaully. But anything else is made of odd thin material than will not hold up. My best pair of shoes were vans on clearance for $10 and they went through skating, biking, jogging and working on cars for 2 years. Cant beat that. But when it comes down to it steel toe boots beats all. You dont realize the times you need them until you own a pair.
 

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I will garuntee a pair of $60 vans will last longer than any $200 shoe. Skate shoes are made for so much abuse and do not get more than $100 usuaully. But anything else is made of odd thin material than will not hold up. My best pair of shoes were vans on clearance for $10 and they went through skating, biking, jogging and working on cars for 2 years. Cant beat that. But when it comes down to it steel toe boots beats all. You dont realize the times you need them until you own a pair.
A pair of Vans will also KILL your feet for weight lifting and running... The correct pair of shoes with the proper support, unless you want foot problems later on, is essential.
 

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A pair of Vans will also KILL your feet for weight lifting and running... The correct pair of shoes with the proper support, unless you want foot problems later on, is essential.
The cheaper pairs they have and the older style are terrible. But I did all that and everything in mine and it was the perfect cushion around me foot. I found for most activities skate shoes are kinda dominent. Dc, and ocirius not etnites. There souls are too small.
 

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They might not be the most attractive pair of shoes, but their better than Shox. I've had Shox before and they hurt my feet more than helped them.
You are the first person out of about 10 that has said something negative about Shox. However, I appreciate your input.

I will garuntee a pair of $60 vans will last longer than any $200 shoe. Skate shoes are made for so much abuse and do not get more than $100 usuaully. But anything else is made of odd thin material than will not hold up. My best pair of shoes were vans on clearance for $10 and they went through skating, biking, jogging and working on cars for 2 years. Cant beat that. But when it comes down to it steel toe boots beats all. You dont realize the times you need them until you own a pair.
They will also cause flat feet. I wore Van's when I was like 15. I need something that will help my knees, and I'm going to put more hope in some good running shoes, as compared to skate shoes. However, thank you for your feedback.

So, I received my Shox in the mail today, and they're not going to cut it. They're not wide enough, although I ordered them in 'wide'. Like I said, I'm a big guy, and finding a decent pair of shoes is tough. I can't even order a 'custom' pair and expect them to fit.
 

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i got the dark knight kobe zoom v's they were 200 bucks, kinda uncomfortable for lik the first 2-3 days but then they fit like a glove after that and so light it feels like your not even really wearing sneakers
 

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Does anyone have $100+ shoes? I've never spent more than $60-70 on shoes, and recently, I've really started taking a liking to the Nike Shox. However, I'll have to get them customized through Nike due to shoe size and width. I wear a 14, and need extra wide, therefore, I'm looking at a $135 price tag.

Are these $100+ shoes really worth the price? Do they typically last longer than cheaper shoes? Are they more comfortable? I don't run, but I want some comfortable shoes for the rare occasion that I do get off my ass. :thumb02:
Only for running IMO. My only other $100 plus shoes are my favorite boots. I love the name of this thread.
 

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Well, I have a pair 0f 125$ D&G moon boots. A pair of 100$ Zigi Soho boots. A pair of these sweet cowgirl boots, and my livestrong shoes are the only ones over 100$.

Most of the heels I have are from 35-65$ then like a few pair of Mocks, then a buttload of Old Navy flip flops which I wear more then anything.

To answer your question, I think it is completly okay to purchase the shoes especially since they are for running. Most of the cheaper heels, and running shoes I have gotten either break off at points, or I get blisters, and deal with discomfort. Well more discomfort.
 

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I spend $160 on some shoes today. They should be in the mail sometime this week. They're the Nike Air Max + 2009's.
 

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I don't know what's got into me but since 2 years everywhere I go I wear classic black shoes.
Look pretty much like this.



I usually buy them when there are sales, it cost me around 60-100 euro's. They last much longer than basic or sport shoes and I buy them when it's really necessary .
 

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I don't know what's got into me but since 2 years everywhere I go I wear classic black shoes.
Look pretty much like this.



I usually buy them when there are sales, it cost me around 60-100 euro's. They last much longer than basic or sport shoes and I buy them when it's really necessary .
Well, I'm not trying to single anyone out, but generally, I think Europeans are a bit more 'sophisticated' than Americans. Unless always wearing a suit or something, I couldn't imagine any American wearing those out just anywhere.
 

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It's not Europeans it's just me, I think I am the only one who wears classic shoes that often.

In general there is not a lot of difference how people dress here(Belgium) and in USA. I think that many times we copy American styles thanks to the media.


By the videos and images I see I think y'all wearing more sports clothes than we do.
 
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