Yes! It’s true; you can judge a person by their shoes.
You have to believe that nowadays shoes are becoming an integral part of every individual’s closet.
Women are born lovers for footwear, but believe me, men are shoe lovers as well. It has been found that most men tend to have a dozen pair of shoes be it formal, casual, or sports. They are willing to spend thousands of rupees on a pair of shoes with no second thoughts whatsoever.
Shoes that are available these days come in different styles that spice up your personality. Talking about “spice up”, the Indian footwear industry is growing consistently which is drawing foreign brand investment and helping us keep up with the latest fashion trends.
We are not only inclined towards best shoes, we just love exploring new brands, which is the reason why I decided to write this article showcasing the best shoe brands you can get your hands on.
Every other individual is aware of this brand, as it is known for its unique design and numerous celebrity collaborations. Along with shoes, this brand manufactures sports clothing and accessories. They offer comfortable sneakers and sports shoes for men and women, that are ideal for running, trekking, adventure sports, and outdoor activities. This German multinational company was founded by Dassler brothers – Adi and Rudolph. It is the second largest sportswear company in the world with the annual turnover of around $23 billion.
Nike is one of the best shoe brands you can possibly think of. It is indulged in development, manufacturing, and sales of its footwear and apparels across the globe. Being an American multinational Fortune 500 company, Nike is one of the top sports business brand and also the biggest sports equipment manufacturer with a turnover of more than $26 billion.
What makes this brand a unique one in this list is its price, yes! Nike shoes cost more money than any other brand on this list. If you want to look “up for business” then make sure to choose their canvas shoes and team them up with a white plain t-shirt and light blue acid-washed jeans.
Thank me later!
Nike offers shoes in various categories like running, golf, snowboarding, skateboarding, basketball, soccer, tennis, football etc.
Aero Group a well known established company known for its shoes decided to launch its brand in 1992. That was
Woodland’s parent company Aero Group is a well known and established name in outdoor shoes since 1950 and launched Woodland brand in 1992. The brand gained immense popularity in a short span of time owing to its quality, durability and latest designs. They make rough and tough shoes, boots which are apt for outdoor adventure and rough terrain. They sport off terrain look best suited for “sturdy mountaineer”. At present, the brand has 350 exclusive outlets across the world and is present in at least 3000 multi-brand stores in various countries.
Converse is an American footwear company that was established back in 1908 and has been a Nike subsidiary since 2003. Shoes of this brand are characterized into athletic shoes because of the All Star’s rubber sole. To be honest, Converse has a small market presence in the India territory with a dedicated niche of customers, but with a handful of aggressive marketing initiatives, the brand is set to increase its presence in India.
Puma is one of the best shoes and apparel brand that was launched in 2005. What’s best about this brand is that it sells its merchandise via online stores and retail outlets in India. It is ranked amongst the top five sports shoe and apparel brand globally.
Shoes of this brand are comfortable, durable and you can pair them with almost anything up top. That best aspect of Puma is its running shoes as they high on style and functionality.
6. Hush Puppies
Being a brand that was launched in 1958, Hush Puppies is a multinational footwear brand that once sold around 17 million pairs of shoes in a year to over 165 countries. Hush Puppies make casual shoes which are soft, stylish, comfortable and breathable at the same time. Besides manufacturing best-in-class shoes, it is known for making accessories and apparel.
7. Red Tape
What most of the people don’t know about Red Tape is that it is owned by an Indian conglomerate Mirza International. Red Tape has an unmatchable reputation for its quality, design and craftsmanship. Apart from being a renowned brand in India, it has its roots set in the UK, USA, France, Germany, West Asia and South Africa. Red Tape stepped foot in the apparel industry in 2006 and ever since then it has been making various items like Shirts, T-Shirts, Jackets, Trousers, Denims, Sweaters and Accessories such as Belts and Wallets.
8. Lee Cooper
Lee Cooper is one of those brands which have has a range of casuals, sports, flip flops and winter boots in different designs. These sneakers can make you look classy with ease and the best part is, they are stylish as well. Sneakers from Lee Cooper are equipped with thick rubber soles for good traction and hassle—free walking on rough surfaces. So planning a hiking or trekking trip or partying with friends over a casual weekend, Lee Coopers are the ones you’ve got to choose. The brand offers you various color options such as light brown, tan shade, dark grey, black and even olive green. Their formal range of footwear comes with TPR soles which make them flexible, durable and easy to maintain.
Crocs is an American company which is known for its wide selection of casual shoes, slides and more. What sets this brand apart is that its footwear is light in weight and provides great comfort which is something we all want in summers. The best part is its slides when paired with a pair of jeans, shorts, skirts or dresses can make you look “fly”. The brand lets you choose desired option among its various types including Clogs, Flats, Loafers, Flips, Slides and Shoes.
At last but certainly not the least, we’ve got Fila, an Italian sports brand that in 2007 was acquired by a South Korean businessman making it one of the largest sportswear companies in South Korea. Fila is known for providing a wide range of sportswear and accessories which you can buy from online and retail shops.
Apart from the above top shoes brands; the following brands also deserve an equal mention without which the list remains incomplete.