Photos by Liz Barclay

There is no better feeling than breaking out a new pair of kicks fresh out the box and no worse feeling than the first time they get scuffed. Once you get beyond that stage of your kicks though, each wear becomes more and more fearless and after a few years go by the cracks and creases show more and they actually look better with the added “character.” It’s easy, some sneakers look just as good beat up as they do on their first wear. We decided to put together a list of the best kicks when they are worn out. Check out 15 Classic Sneakers That Look Awesome Beat Up and let us know which pair are your favorite to rock.