10 Patriotic Kicks for the 4th of July
With the 4th of July upon us, we have compiled a list of ten kicks that will get you in the patriotic mood. Not only are the sneakers below represent America's favorite holiday, they are also appropriate for stunting during the summer season. So without further ado, here's our list of Ten Kicks for the 4th of July. Happy Independence Day!
Benjamin Franklin was among the five members who signed the Declaration of Independence on July 4 in Philadelphia, Pa. So it's only right he gets his own sneaker. The UBIQ x New Balance 1600 "The Benjamin" is a patriotic shoe in tribute to old Ben. Shades of navy and red with a white speckled midsole and gum bottom complement the kicks. Celebrate America with these fine sneakers at Ubiqlife.com.
God bless, Nike! Just in time for Independence Day, the sneaker giant released its Air Max 90 HYP in three nationalist colorways: Red, White and Navy. All three of the Air Maxes feature Nike's Hyperfuse construction that increases breathability and stability. No matter which color, get in the American spirit with these fashionable kicks. Available at Nike.com.
Adidas is re-introducing one of their popular '80s runners shoe called the ZX700. The red, white and navy colorway and lightweight design is perfect for athletes who want to express their American pride while jogging on the road. You can cop them at Adidas.com.
Converse sneakers is American as apple pie. The 2013 Chuck Taylor Stars and Stripes collection comes in various styles resembling the American flag. When it comes to the design of these sneakers, it's a stylish way to celebrate your patriotism. The Converse Chuck Taylor Stars and Stripes collection is available in high-top and low-top sneaks in colors red, white, blue and even black (for you goth heads out there).
Vans sneakers are the epitome of skateboard kicks and well-regarded for its comfortability and versatility. The latest Van Doren Series collection features various prints inspired by the summer months in the '90s. The Vans classic come in camo print, as well as leopard and African prints. Of course, we must mention the retro flag model, which is perfect for the beach or casual wear. The full collection is now available at Vans.
The Nike SB Dunk Low "Firecracker" is an explosive pair inspired by those cheap firecrackers that kids use to buy back in the days. The shoe is covered in a red suede and boasts a red-and-white floral design around the ankle collar. Also, on the left and right back tab of the sneaker it reads, "Warning" and "Explosive." The Nike SB Dunk Low "Firecracker" is part of a limited-edition quickstrike pack, available at Premier or on eBay.
Gourmet footwear has emerged as a leading brand in luxury footwear. Now with rapper Young Jeezy as their brand ambassador you can expect some exciting product launches. The company's latest launch is their summer 2013 collection. The Gourmet Cinque 2 was inspired by both Italian and American culture with a nod to our nation's independence. "Cinque" means five in Italian and it also represents the five costal regions in Italy. The shoe comes in a red or black colorway with canvas upper and all-over stars print.
There are many ways to show off your patriotism on July 4th, why not in these star-spangled collection of shoes. Reebok Classics's Summer “Patriot” Pack are available in six different models in red, white, blue and grey silhouettes. You have the Pump Twilight Zone, the Question Low, the Ex-o-fit, the Phase One and the Workout Mid and Workout Mid Plus. Celebrate our Independence Day with these hot kicks.
Nike's Pegasus line gets a new addition with the re-issue of its '92 USA version of the fan-favorite shoe. The sneaker giant pays homage to the Track & Field team of the 1992 Summer Olympics with its red, navy, white and gold colorway in a leather and mesh silhouette. On the tongue and on the heel is the USA logo in bold print. These shoes were a quick strike so your best bet in finding these are on eBay.
Puma's Roma Slim Nylon is a throwback running shoe that originally debut in 1968. The re-issue comes equip with a cushioned midsole for comfort and a lace lock for a secure fit. The Puma branding is on the tongue and heel of the kicks. Despite its low-key profile, the sneaker is affordable and patrotic at the same damn time. There are limited quanites at Puma.com.