While it may be true that certain sneakers sell themselves, we all know that it's the community feel of a neighborhood sneaker store that keeps us coming back. With the introduction of the Internet and other technology, sneaker culture has somewhat skyrocketed but it is largely because of grassroots sneaker shops that sneakers still retain a "down to earth" nostalgic feeling. From Opium in Paris to Nike's own 21 Mercer in NYC, it's only right that we pay homage to The 50 Best Sneaker Stores of All Time.
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