57 best Etnies sneakers

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    Shoes sharing the same inspiration, history, materials, or technologies are routinely assembled under one compilation for the convenience of those who may wish to categorize or label their own collection as such. The classic collections like the Adidas Originals, Air Max 1, Air Force 1, new balance classic sneakers, and the Classic Leather head the pack of frequently asked about collections.

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  • Sports

    Sneakers dominantly take their heritage from running, basketball, skate, tennis, training, hiking, and football. Still retaining a few of their performance-based technologies, these sneakers have transcended their respective niches and have successfully and popularly transformed themselves as staples of fashion footwear.

    Casual

    Sneakers designed for a laidback, "cool" vibe that is built for lifestyle wear right from the get-go.

    Good to know

    Brands are now blending elements of performance and casual appeal in basically every sneaker. One can hardly go wrong with a sports-inspired sneaker or a simple casual shoe.

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  • Leather

    Leather is considered by some as an upgrade over canvas. This is the kind of material that gives sneakers more durability, protection, and sophistication. Many of the most popular leather shoes are variations of the original models that were previously made of mesh or canvas. See *leather sneakers*

    Canvas

    The material that is originally designed for sneakers. Back then, canvas was sought after as it was durable, flexible, and extremely lightweight. Today, sneakers made of canvas are wide-ranging as they are normally affordable with plenty of options where style and versatility go. See *canvas sneakers*

    Suede

    Suede kicks are covered with a fibrous version of animal leather giving its users shoes with a softer and more luxurious finish. These footwear provide more durability but considered disadvantageous as it attracts water and dirt easily. Suede sneakers are typically worn during Spring and Winter as many found this modish while providing warmth for the chilly days. See *suede sneakers*

    Mesh

    The most common of all materials used in sneakers or shoes of all kinds. Whether it's a performance shoe or a lifestyle shoe, mesh is a most coveted material. It is durable, breathable, and is one of the reasons why a shoe is reasonably-priced.

    Knit

    At the forefront of technological innovation is knit. It offers breathability, sophistication, durability, and lightness that is not found in other materials. It is arguably the best material found in the upper of a sneaker.

    Rubber Sole

    The tried and tested outsole material of practically all shoes. It brings a nice mix of cushioning, durability, and impact protection.

    Vulc Sole

    The skaters' bestfriend is known for its flexible and soft nature for better board feel. Sneakers with vulcanized sole are ideal for skating for just a casual walk around town.

    Gum Sole

    Also known as crepe soles, gum soles are sought by sneaker fans for their hot or edgy look while bringing in a ton of grip on slippery conditions. It is also more durable than regular rubber soles.

    Cup Sole

    Cup soles are basically the regular rubber variety but with more height on the side walls that allow the rubber to "cup" the upper part of the shoe. The design offers better support during movement.
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  • Low Top

    Extremely popular sneakers because of their price range, versatility when it comes to style, and freedom of movement. Almost everyone is guaranteed to have low-top sneakers in their shoe rotation.

    Mid Top

    Mid-top sneakers extend toward the ankle for a little more support and hold. These lie somewhere in the middle between low-top and high-top sneakers in terms of usage and popularity.

    High Top

    Sneakers with collars that go above the ankles for optimal hold and support are some of the most sought-after models in lifestyle shoes. Most of these shoes take their roots from basketball and have easily or fashionably crossed to mainstream wear.

    Good to know

    Regardless of cut, it's always good to start with sneakers that can be worn for the daily grind, also called as "beaters" by some, as these are usually cheaper, easy to clean, and still gives that lifestyle "edge" before going for those wallet-thinning models.

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  • Breathable

    Although breathability is subjective, it is safe to say that shoes that are mainly made of mesh or has perfortations are particularly superb in providing optimum ventilation. Breathable shoes are sought after as they help prevent users from developing blisters or having a slipper feet. Sneakers with good ventilation also enable sneaker fans from using their shoes sockless without fear of having a smelly feet. See *breathable sneakers*

    Orthotic-friendly

    Fit is highly personal and a shoe that is Orthotic-friendly raises this feature to a different level. Sneakers with removable insoles allow the user to be more comfortable and also give a more "customized" support based on usage. Across all brands, Orthotic-friendly shoes are found at an affordable price and in stylish designs. See *orthotic-friendly sneakers*

    Vegan

    Vegan sneakers are generally produced using methods and materials that do not involve experimentation on animals, which make them technically cruelty-free. Ideally, all sections of a vegan sneaker – from its upper down to its sole composition, including the ingredients used in the assembly of the shoe, such as adhesives -- are free of any traces of animal parts and animal by-products. See *vegan sneakers*

    Waterproof

    Style never goes out even during the rainy season. Sneakers made of waterproof material is quickly becoming a must-have, particularly for people on the go. Waterproof sneakers prevent water from seeping into the shoe and help keep the foot warm and dry.

    Reflective

    Sneakers with reflective materials are now sought by many. Although shoes of this type are not as important as those used for running, these kind of sneakers are also needed by sneaker fans for safety, particularly while going out at night.
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  • Dad

    Also dubbed as ugly shoes or turbo trainers, dad sneakers are chunky footwear inspired by the rubber shoes our fathers strutted in the 80s and 90s. These kicks feature massive soles adding few inches to the wearers' heights, with a thick and well-padded upper for ultra-comfortable strides, and often finished with curvy lines, patterns, and striking colors for flashier charm. See *Dad sneakers*

    Classic

    In the sneaker world, classic is the name of the game. The older the shoe is, the more it is sought-after by sneaker fans. Classic sneakers are basically the original models with very little or almost no changes since they were released years ago. Fans of classic sneakers can have their fill as the choices are so many and they vary in price, style, and design. See *classic sneakers*

    Platform

    Oversized and thick soles best describe platform sneakers. Specifically, sneakers within this category are outfitted with at least 1” sole. *Puma Thunder Spectra* and *Balenciaga Triple S Trainers* are the widely popular models of this category. The trend started and continues to be a hit among women, but has recently caught the attention of men as well. See *platform sneakers*

    Retro

    These are sneakers that are initially released in the past, preferably a decade ago, and eventually resurrected due to its popularity. These re-released sneakers are now assembled with modern materials though their constructions lie close to the original model. Some of the most famous lines capitalizing on this trend come from the Jordan series as well as the Air Max, New Balance 990, Adidas EQT lines to name a few. See *retro sneakers*
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  • Boost

    Adidas' most popular cushioning technology, BOOST utilizes the TPU(thermoplastic polyurethane) in the midsole that offers superior energy return and impact absorption to wearers. Many of Adidas' classic sneakers are now featuring this sophisticated midsole tech.

    Primeknit

    Adidas fuses its own technology on ordinary fabric to create a flexible, yet long lasting upper. This material is renowned for enhancing the comfort and and fit of sneakers in Adidas collection.

    Adiprene

    A midsole cushioning tech that provides efficient shock absorption in the forefoot and heel. An enhanced version is also available, called the AdiPRENE+.

    Joyride

    The Nike Joyride is a cushioning technology that uses thousands of strategically positioned small TPE beads in the midsole. These beads arrange themselves around the foot for a unique underfoot experience. As the foot strikes the ground, the beads experience multi-directional displacement to absorb the impact while maximizing the energy return.

    Lunarlon

    The Nike Lunarlon is a lightweight cushioning technology that was inspired by the manner on how astronauts bounce on the moon. This tech provides spring-like cushioning to its wearers and distributes impact across the foot. This shock-absorbing technology is used in many of Nike's performance sneakers, such as basketball, tennis, skateboarding, running, and training.

    Flyknit

    The top of the line upper material of Nike that is made of micro-engineered knit for lightweight, durable, and form-fitting fit. Sneakers with Flyknit uppers are some of the most comfortable shoes around.

    ComfyCush

    One of Vans' latest tech that is launched to improve the comfort and support of the old classics. Most of Vans' iconic shoes now offer this midsole and outsole tech for an even better sneaker experience.

    UltraCush

    Vans' DNA as a skating brand is not lost despite their classics being used as a lifestyle wear than usual skating. For loyal Vans fans, the UltraCush HD for sockliners brings more protection without sacrificing board feel from the brand's top of the line sneakers.
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    • Sping

      These are sneakers that are normally durable, versatile, and are usually stylish due to the spring-like vibrant colors. There's a wide variety of options for those who wish to travel in Spring as the choices for breathable and comfortable sneakers are just as easily available. Considering that Spring sneakers are some of the most affordable and versatile on the market, it's no wonder they are a dime dozen for everyone. See *spring sneakers*

      Summer

      These must-cop kicks for the warm season are typically made of durable, lightweight, and breathable materials that will lessen its wearer's chance of having smelly or sweaty feet. Generally covered with brightly colored hues, these heat-busting footwear will surely suit the intense heat of the sun while keeping the user's overall ensemble on-point for the summer. See *summer sneakers*

      Winter

      Still retaining its street-style look, these winter-ready sneakers will undoubtedly keep its wearers feeling comfortable and toasty even when the temperature is way below the freezing point. These kicks are commonly loaded with innovative fabrics, lining, and right technologies designed to retain heat aiding its wearers to survive the sub-zero temperature. Also, some brands add grippy lugs on its flexible outsole for wearers to endure the slushy, slippery terrains. See *winter sneakers*
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      A masterful team-up between two or more entities, usually between brands and artists, pro-athletes, designers, and boutique labels. Limited Releases are very popular and are normally sold out in just hours or minutes upon release despite the hefty price tag. Collaborative works for General Release regularly come with a decent price tag, but can sometimes cost an arm and a leg because of hype, social media anticipation, or marketing strategy. Kanye's collab with Adidas is one such example.

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      • Slip-on

        Sneakers that can be quickly put on or removed and usually possess an upper with a fused tongue with matching elastic accents to keep the shoe in place. Some shoes with straps, toggle laces, and waterproofed iterations in a bootie construction exclude them almost naturally from being called slip-ons. Most major brands contain at least one slip-on in their catalog while a few like Vans and Keds capitalize on the trend.

        Lace-up

        Easily the most common and popular type of closure in sneakers. The use of laces allow the user a more customized fit and hold. It is for this reason that lace-up shoes are extremely popular and versatile.

        Strap

        Sneaker fans who value convenience find these shoes perfect for their needs. For those who are always on the go, sneakers with straps as closure are a must have. Previously coming almost exclusively in white, different brands now offer this kind of shoes in a multitude of colorways for versatility when it comes to style.
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        1. Etnies Joslin - Schwarz Gum
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          Etnies Joslin - Schwarz Gum
          Etnies Joslin - Grey White Gum
          Etnies Joslin - Tan Black
          Etnies Joslin - Black White Gum
          Etnies Joslin - Black
          $80 $36 Save 55%
        2. Etnies Scout - Grey/White/Silver
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          Etnies Scout - Black
          Etnies Scout - Maroon/White
          Etnies Scout - Grey/White/Silver
          Etnies Scout - Tan/Black
          Etnies Scout - Navy/White/Blue
          $60 $45 Save 25%
        3. Etnies Marana - Black White Red
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          Etnies Marana - Black White Red
          Etnies Marana - White
          Etnies Marana - Black/Gum
          Etnies Marana - Navy White
          Etnies Marana - White Black
          $80 $59 Save 26%
        4. Etnies Jameson 2 Eco - Black/White/Black
        5. Etnies Calli-Cut - White/Navy/Gum
        6. Etnies Marana Mid - Grey 022 Dark Grey Black 022
        7. Etnies Jameson Mid Crank - Braun
        8. Etnies Czar - White/Black/Grey
          $70 $24 Save 66%
        9. Etnies Fader - Black Dirty Wash
          $65 $42 Save 35%
        10. Etnies Jameson Vulc LS - Black
        11. Etnies Kingpin - Brown/Black/Tan
          $60 $52 Save 13%
        12. Etnies Fader 2 - Dark Grey/Black/ Red
          $65 $38 Save 42%
        13. Etnies Blitz - Navy/Grey
          $50 $38 Save 24%
        14. Etnies Metal Mulisha Fader 2 - Black 004 Black Black Black 004
        15. Etnies Jameson Vulc - Navy/Tan
        16. Etnies LoCut - White/Black
          $70 $18 Save 74%
        17. Etnies Barge LS - Blue Navy Red Gum 466 466
          $55 $25 Save 55%
        18. Etnies Stratus - Burgundy
          $60 $19 Save 68%
        19. Etnies Marana Vulc - Maroon / White
        20. Etnies Jameson SLW X 32 - Dark Grey
        21. Etnies Barge XL - Black/Dark Grey/Gum
          $65 $32 Save 51%
        22. Etnies Scout XT - Navy/Red
        23. Etnies Verano - Black/Grey/Red
          $60 $35 Save 42%
        24. Etnies Cyprus SC - Grey/White
          $90 $29 Save 68%
        25. Etnies Vanguard - 300 Green 300
          $70 $14 Save 80%
        26. Etnies Metal Mulisha Swivel - black/black/red
        27. Etnies Marana Michelin - Navy Gum
        28. Etnies Marana XT - Olive
        29. Etnies Rockfield - Navy Grey White
          $60 $45 Save 25%
        30. Etnies Cirrus - Rust
          $60 $14 Save 77%

        Etnies Sneakers

        As the first sneaker brand to be owned by a skater, it is no surprise that Etnies shoes spell everything about the skate culture. From its style, performance, and everything in between, the brand pioneered in releasing the first skateboard model and stayed true to its vision of being the top sneaker company for skateboarding

        Though we are well-aware that Etnies is an American brand, many are surprised to know that it came from a French heritage when it was launched in 1986. It was only three years after when retired freestyle pro skater Pierre Andre Senizergue acquired the company and introduced it to the US market. It made Etnies a conglomerate of Sole Technology, along with Senizergue's three other brands eS, ThirtyTwo, and Emerica.

        While it draws profoundly from its roots, Etnies eventually diversified into other products and sports like motocross, surfing, snowboarding, and BMX. Moreover, because of the versatility of its footwear designs, the brand later transcended as a street-style favorite.

        Notable Etnies Men's Shoes

        Best Etnies Sneakers
        Best Etnies Sneakers - May 2019

        Marana

        Baptized as a pro skateboarder at the age of thirteen, it is almost assumed that Ryan Scheckler has a great understanding of what a proper skate shoe should be. Being one of his signature shoes, the Marana became an instant Etnies classic shoe and one of the most coveted items for skateboarders and fans alike. Below are some of the features of these Maranas from Etnies sneakers:

        • The main attractions of these sneakers are its strength and style.
        • The injected rubber toe cap enhances the durability of the shoe.
        • These sneakers are ensured to have long-lasting life and comfort because of its technologies like the STI Evolution Foam midsole and 400 NBS rubber outsole.

        Jameson Vulc

        Deviating from the bulky silhouettes that most skate shoes possess, the Jameson Vulc skate cum lifestyle sneakers come in a simple and minimal profile. Despite this, its performance is yet to be flaunted. Jump below to know more about this low-top shoe:

        • It is the vulcanized rendition of the popular Jameson 2 Eco.
        • These Etnies classic shoes grip surfaces at a maximum as it is infused with RCT tread pattern, a favorite among many.
        • The Jameson Vulc sports a lower toe box wherein the vamp is closer to the feet, which results to a better board feel.

        Fader

        If you have that skater shoe in mind already, it is most likely that the Etnies Fader has captured that. Captivating the skaters' attention because of its bulky silhouette, this footwear proves its success from the different renditions that stemmed from it like the Fader 2, Metal Mulisha, Fader 1.5Fader Vulc, and Fader LS. Additional information regarding the shoe are as follows:

        • The Fader bears the tagline "inspired by our past, built for the future."
        • Comfort is a priority as these Etnies classic shoes are clad with an egg crate construction midsole for extra cushion.
        • The padded tongue and collar yields more protection and comfort.

        RVM

        Albeit a casual sneaker, the RVM's style draws heavily from its skate roots. It sits atop a mid-top silhouette and vulcanized outsole. The triple stitching on the toe cap, along with additional padding on the collar and tongue make these Etnies sneakers comfortable and robust. Read below to learn more about the technologies placed on it:

        • The footbed of these sneakers is infused with STI Foam Lite Level 2 for extra comfort and protection.
        • Taking it a notch higher, it is inserted with a System G2 for additional cushion.
        • Its outsole comes with a herringbone pattern to ensure traction.

        Czar

        Much like the other shoe brands, unearthing the archives is a much common practice. Part of the ICONS collection, Czar was released as the brand's way of celebrating classic Etnies shoes back in 1986. The Czar, styled similarly when it was first released, has a low-top mid puff profile injected with the following advancements:

        • The outsole is bathed with deep multi-directional flex grooves that are strategically placed on the forefoot.
        • The sidewalls of the outsole sports the classic double Strobel stitching to handle the wear and tear of the shoe.
        • These Etnies sneakers have a ThermoPlastic Rubber (TPR) toe cap for protection, comfort, and durability.

        Notable Etnies Women's Shoes

        Scout

        Also available in men's sizes, these Etnies sneakers lets its users experience the thrill of adventure with its breathable upper and comfortable midsole.

        • These sneakers are infused with exposed STI Evolution Foam midsole for guaranteed comfort throughout the day.
        • The STI Evolution works in combination with Foam 1 Lite midsole to boost its comfort further.
        • There are vegan Scout options available that use water-based adhesives and synthetic materials.

        Corby

        A unisex shoe that fits both sexes, it only shows that Corby possesses a versatile style. Its low-top silhouette portrays casual and laid-back, making it effortless for users to pair it with different outfits. Some of the features of these sneakers include:

        • It has a vulcanized gum rubber construction for superior durability and flexibility.
        • This shoe is part of the brand's "Buy a Shoe, Plant a Tree" program which was started by Andre last 2011.

        Scam

        Whilst a men's version is available for this model, this Etnies women's shoes possess a different look. Both of which have a minimal and clean aesthetic, making it effortless to style. Let's take a look at the women's version below:

        • The slimmer Corby  last sets these Etnies sneakers from the men's.
        • Perforations on the medial side allow extra breathability.
        • It is injected with Foam Lite 1 in combination with the egg crate constructed midsole for enhanced comfort.

        Technologies used on Etnies sneakers

        While the exterior captivates the attention of most purchasers, how it wears leaves a more significant impression. As part of the Sole Technology umbrella, Etnies has its venue, called the STI lab, which conducts biochemical researches and product testing to formulate advancements to prevent injuries and enhance users' performance.

        STI Evolution Foam

        The STI Evolution Foam has a much denser makeup compared to the traditional midsole used on sneakers such as rubber, PU, and EVA. This comes in handy for skaters as this technology is able handle the wear and tear and the extreme movements of the sport. Instead of cutting the material, it goes through a molding process which reduces production waste.

        Etnies sneakers sporting this tech: Marana, Cyprus SCW, Scout XT 

        Pro Foam 1

        Made up of a foam polyurethane footbed, the Pro Foam 1 works remarkably well with the STI Evolution Foam. The match made in heaven combination results into excellent support and shock absorption.

        Etnies sneakers sporting this tech: Marana Mid, Jameson Mid Crank, Senix Lo

        400 NBS

        Technically not a tech, NBS connotes to a rating system for rubber wear regarding abrasion resistance and density. Four hundred is an ideal value of rubber to achieve flexibility without brittleness. As a result, Etnies sneakers with 400 NBS can enjoy reliable flexibility and maximum resistance.

        Etnies sneakers sporting this tech: Marana Michelin, Lo-Cut II LS, Fader 1.5

        System G2

        Utilizing their laboratory, Etnies comes up with its first skate-specific tech to handle all the movements and demands of the sport. The System G2 is a result of the biomechanical research which effected into extreme impact and shock absorption without sacrificing the feel of the board.

        Etnies sneakers sporting this tech: RVM, Scheckler 2

        Michelin Outsole

        While most of the sneaker collaborations involve only the exterior, Etnies takes it a step further by partnering with the almost 130-year old tire manufacturer, Michelin. Bearing in mind the simple correlation that tires are for cars and outsoles are for shoes, the brand thought that sharing technologies might as well share advancements that are proven to work.

        Etnies sneakers sporting this tech: Joslin, Marana Michelin, Marana Michelin Joslin

        Etnies Sneakers Collaborations

        Just like other sneaker brands like Adidas, Nike, Reebok, and Puma, Etnies is also making a mark by doing collaborations with other brands. Some of the most notable releases include:

        Metal Mulisha Fader

        Pushing its thrasher vibe to another level is this collaborative piece with Metal Mulisha. The American lifestyle clothing brand puts a new spin on the best-selling Etnies classic shoes, Fader. The side walls of the sneaker get clad with either a Metal Mulisha logo or artwork.

        Additional info:

        • Four colorways are available for this version.
        • These Etnies sneakers hold a 300 NBS outsole and STI Foam Lite Level 1 footbed for maximum comfort.
        • An updated version, the Metal Mulisha Fader 2, was released. It has more padding to provide additional comfort and protection to the feet.

        Etnies Jameson HTW x 32

        Sports action footwear and apparel retailer and manufacturer, 32, teams up with Etnies in coming up with a winterized version of some of its classic silhouettes. Updating the Jameson HTW, this piece gets stylized to adapt to the harsh elements of winter entirely.

        Additional info:

        • The upper of the shoe is microfleece insulated and is lined with a quick-drying material.
        • The outsole is made of pure gum rubber outsole that has a low freezing rate.
        • The Jameson HTW x 32 has a reverse-lugged outsole to induce more traction.

        Etnies Joslin

        Paying tribute to California's best-kept skater secret is the release of Joslin, named after legendary skateboarder Chris Joslin. Though sporting a straightforward design, these Etnies sneakers are packed with features to equip its users for aggressive wear.

        Additional info:

        • Its outsole is composed of Michelin performance rubber outsole for guaranteed durability.
        • It has a hidden toe cap which extends in the ollie area.
        • The Joslin has elastic tongue straps to have a better fit.

        Etnies Marana XT Sheckler

        One of the most current and most technologically advanced releases from the brand, the Marana XT Sheckler delivers the new definition of durability. Though infused with Etnies advancements like STI Evolution foam, Foam Lite 1, and 400 NBS, certain tweaks were made for these Etnies sneakers as an update.

        Additional info:

        • It is constructed with a strong PU flow-molded cap which sets its durability to the maximum without the compromise of board feel and performance.
        • The medial sides have perforations to reiterate the breathability of the shoe.

        Frequently asked questions

        1. Where can I buy Etnies sneakers?

        While there are brick and mortar shops that carry the brand across the United States and the rest of the world, those who are interested in purchasing Etnies shoes can also utilize the convenience of online stores. Besides the brand website, it is also available at zumiez.com, tactics.com, zappos.com, among others.

        1. Are there ways to prevent the wear and tear of my new kicks?

        Although signs of wear are impossible to hide for shoes, prolonging is life is rather feasible. Here are some of our tips to help you prolong its life:

        • When cleaning your Etnies sneakers, avoid using harsh ingredients like alcohol and acetone. These can damage the waterproofing elements and adhesives and can also lead to discoloration.
        • Air out your shoe or give it a break after intense wear. It allows your Etnies sneakers to extend its shape stability.
        • A waterproofing spray, albeit not a must, is an excellent care product, especially for wet conditions. It prevents the holes from getting larger and the upper from changing shape.
        • Placing your Etnies sneakers on the washing machine puts it on a risk. While this may work for others, this can damage the soles, padding, and adhesives and can lead to deformation of the shoe.
        1. What is the price range of Etnies shoes?

        Generally speaking, the price range of Etnies shoes are somewhat comparable to its rivals like DC, Vans and Converse CONS. Collaborative pieces, which typically are priced the highest, are priced $150, which is still reasonable in the sneaker market. The most affordable models of the brand are priced at $50, which is relatively affordable given that these models are still infused with Etnies technologies.

        1. Aside from sneakers, what are the other product offerings of the brand?

        Etnies offers a vast selection of products beyond sneakers. Its apparel line ranges from shirts, jackets, shorts, and pants and comes in a great mix of quirky and straightforward designs. The accessories, on the other hand, come in a remarkably varied selection, from towels, skate bags, socks, and belts.

        1. Where can I score cheap Etnies shoes?

        Those who desire some serious bargain hunting need not break an arm and leg. Brick and mortar stores usually conduct sales, but users who would like to purchase through the convenience of their phones or computers may do so through the brand's website. Just look for the sale option tab to see the selection of products.

        1. What is the style of Etnies?

        Because of its roots, one could easily tell this on the aesthetics of the shoe. Because its skateboarding heritage greatly influences Etnies, you could easily spot this on the designs of its sneakers. Most of the kicks have a heavily padded tongue and collar, which is the typical silhouette of a skate shoe. There are also some that are donned with more streamlined and clean shapes which makes it easy to dress up and down or used on varying occasions.

        1. What are the ways to clean your Etnies shoes?

        For versions with leather and canvas upper, hand washing it may be the best option. A small amount of laundry detergent or dishwashing soap with water along with a brush can be used to clean the shoe. For white sneakers, using a baking soda can boost its whiteness and further clean the sneakers.

        For suede upper which has a more delicate material, a suede eraser solution which is available in most shoe stores can be used. Vinegar is also a good substitute for this.

        Allow the shoe to air dry after cleaning.

        1. Are their lifestyle kicks worth your money?

        Because Etnies has already built its reputation in the skate arena, the quality of its shoes, even those for casual wear, leans towards these qualities. Comfort, durability, protection, performance, and style are some of the features that users love about this product. Because the brand has its laboratory to formulate and test its technologies, purchasers can be ensured that its sneakers are tried and tested.

        1. Are eS and Etnies the same brand?

        Many get confused if these are the same shoes or whether they are a different brand and these points are both valid given that both brands are under the Sole Technology umbrella. When Pierre Andre acquired the Etnies brand, he wanted to create something new, and eS served as a breakaway brand. The name eS comes from the first and last letter of Etnies.

        1. Are Etnies sneakers environmentally friendly?

        More than being a footwear brand, Etnies also makes its mark on its environmental initiatives. Aside from its programs like the Buy a Shoe, Plant a Tree program which won awards, the brand also produces vegan shoes that offer no harm on our planet. The brand also makes it easier for its users to spot its vegan line as it stamps a no-cow symbol on the shoe. Some of the colorways of the Etnies classic shoe like the Jameson, Scout, and Marana, have certain colorways that are vegan.

        15 best Etnies sneakers

        1. Etnies Joslin
        2. Etnies Fader 2
        3. Etnies Blitz
        4. Etnies Metal Mulisha Fader 2
        5. Etnies Jameson Mid Crank
        6. Etnies Scout
        7. Etnies Marana
        8. Etnies Kingpin
        9. Etnies Czar
        10. Etnies Calli-Cut
        11. Etnies Jameson Vulc LS
        12. Etnies Fader
        13. Etnies Jameson 2 Eco
        14. Etnies LoCut
        15. Etnies Barge LS
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        Danny McLoughlin
        Danny McLoughlin

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