Once upon a time, running shoes or hiking boots or any other specialty shoes were designed solely with functionality in mind. No thought was really given to how the footwear actually looked, just how it worked. In fact, the mantra used to seem to be "the less flashy, the better," as if this ascetic take on aesthetic somehow validated the shoe's practical uses further. Well, those days are thankfully gone, and today we're going to take a look at five specialty shoes that not only serve their specific activities incredibly well, but also help you look damn good while you're engaged in them.

Tags:
blog comments powered by Disqus