Raise your flags, hit play on ‘Star-Spangled Banner’, and break out the fireworks – it’s Fourth of July! Which means you should bust out your most patriotic sneaks as well. Here are a few ideas.
Five Patriotic Sneakers to Wear this Fourth of July
Date: July 04 2018
By: Cesca Benson
Kith x adidas World Cup Pack
The US may not have made it to the World Cup, but this duo still celebrates everything America. They fly their national colours proudly, be it on the Ace 16+ Primeknit or the Copa’s three stripes, or even the star-spangled box. The Copa’s gold upper even nods to the US’s other national sport: winning.
New Balance 990v4 Made in USA
What better way to honour the Land of the Free than by supporting its manufacturing heritage with a pair of American-hewn Newbies. If you’re going to do it, you may as well go the nine yards with these stately 990v4s.
Nike Air More Uptempo ‘Olympic’
If sports are more your thing, why not celebrate the US' Olympic successes with Scottie Pippen’s gold-medal-winning Uptempos. The bold-branded ballers took Pip and Team USA all the way to the top in 1996 and were retroed in 2016 for the Rio Olympics, where the Dream Team triumphed again.
Nike VaporMax Plus
On the topic of the red, white and blue, it doesn’t get more patriotically-hued than these VaporMax Pluses. Their upper is as red as a Southern Republican and the Vapor sole is pumped with so much Air you’ll be soaring as high as a bald eagle.
Air Max 270 (Moon Particle/College Navy/Blackened Blue/Red Orbit)
Constant innovation and betterment are at the core of the American philosophy, so a shoe that combines the latest in shoe tech is perfect for Independence Day. The Air Max 270 Flyknit does just that with the Swoosh's most futuristic bubble-butt and industry-leading knitted uppers (not to mention the colourway). These are as American as apple pie.