For those of us old enough to remember, there was a time when sneakers were only available at sporting goods stores. And why not, they were sporting goods, right? The idea of a "sneaker boutique" was laughable. Now, of course, all that's changed. You don't go to a sporting goods store to buy sneakers unless you're a 50-year-old dad or a weekend warrior looking to re-up on softball cleats. And sneaker boutiques are everywhere — by which we mean everywhere. Get your passport stamped and check out The 15 Best Sneaker Boutiques In The World Right Now — or at least do some exploring online.

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