Shoes | July 15, 2022 11:30 am

The Nordstrom Aniversary Sale Is Chock-Full of Fire Sneakers

Huge discounts on Nike, Adidas, Vans and more.

a collage of different sneakers from the Nordstroms Anniversary Sale on a yellow background

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Nordstrom’s Anniversary Sale is one of the biggest sales known to man — the sartorial equivalent of an extinction-level event — especially when it comes to absolute fire sneakers.

Yes, that’s right: Nordstrom’s got the sneaker sauce, from Nike’s Air Max and Blazer styles to classics from Vans and Converse to performance-forward runners from Asics. Who knew? No matter if you’re looking for your new summer beater or a certified flex, you’ve come to the right place.

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We’ve pulled out some of the best sneaker (and only sneakers — if you’re looking for boots, shorts or other style-related paraphernalia, try here, instead) deals we could find so that you can stay focused on what really matters…getting fits off and wearing sick kicks. Below, the best deals on sneakers from the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale.

A pair of tan Chuck Taylor Converse sneakers on a grey background

Converse Chuck Taylor All Star 70 High Top Sneakers

It is literally impossible to beat the Converse All Star. Just ask, oh, I don’t know, Larry Bird?

A pair of black and white Nike Air Max sneakers on a grey background

Nike Air Max Dawn Sneaker

A newer installation in the Air Max like, the Nike Dawnv plays with the iconic air unit and chunky design while maintaining its shocking on-trend curb appeal.

a pair of New Balance blue and white and green 574 sneakers on a grey background

New Balance 574 Sneaker

Searching for a pair of bread-and-butter kicks that’ll win you compliments, look good with everything and won’t break the bank? Look no further.

a pair of animal-printed black and white Adidas sneakers on a grey background

Adidas Swift Run Sneaker

Fortune favors the bold. We favor the animal-print swankiness of Adidas’ Swift Run Sneaker.

a pair of steel grey Merrell Hydro Moc water shoes on a grey background

Merrell Hydro Moc Slip-On

The jury is out on whether the Merrell Hydro Moc counts as a sneaker or not, but we promise that there isn’t a hotter general release shoe out there.

A pair of Vans Old Skool sneakers in a denim blue on a grey background

Vans U Old Skool Skate Sneakers

Sure, you may not be able to ollie, but Van’s Old Skools make it a hell of a lot easier to pretend.

a pair of white leather Onitsuka Tiger sneakers on a grey background

Onitsuka Tiger Leather Sneaker

Handsome off-white leather and suede round out this solid Japanese make. We’ll take two, please!

a red running sneaker from ASICS on a grey background

Asics GEL-Kayano 28 Running Shoe

Asics GEL-Kayano silo is perennially on the cutting edge of running tech, and the 28 offers serious comfort upgrades and a lock-down fit. Call them multi-functional; they’re perfect for the half-marathon and look pretty sick as part of a dad-core (or just dad) ensemble, too.

a white, tan accent Adidas sneaker on a grey background

Adidas Forum Low Sneaker

If the Adidas Samaba is the shoe of the summer, then the Adidas Forum Low is a close second. Borrowing ’80s cues and a retro gumsole, they look best when tossed on with some short shorts and a big shirt.

a red, high-cut Nike sneaker on a grey background

Nike Blazer Mid ’77 Vitnage Sneaker

They may not be Jordan brand, but don’t be fooled — the Nike Blazer Mid ’77 has Mike written all over them.

A white and black mesh APL sneaker on a grey background

APL TechLoom Wave Hybrid Running Shoe

APL’s futuristic TechLoom weave sits at the forefront of sneaker tech, with the proprietary one-piece seamless upper offering a glove-like fit that’s yet to be replicated.

a pair of grey, red, white and blue accented court sneakers from Allen Edmonds on a grey background

Allen Edmonds Courtside Sneaker

If you’re going from the office to a date night, Allen Edmonds’ formal Courtside Sneakers will help you nail both dress codes.

a light grey low cut sneaker from Common Projects on a grey background

Common Projects Summer Edition SS22 Suede Sneaker

The recognition and weight of the Common Projects name aren’t unwarranted. Constructed in Italy with extreme precision, not to mention premium suede, these summery kicks are the crème de la crème. It costs money to look this casual!

A brown Noah x Y3 Adidas sneaker on a grey background

Adidas Y-3 Lab Race Noah Running Shoes

Noah’s ongoing collaboration with Adidas dipped back into the archives of hefty, ribbed running shoes of old for the Y-3 Lab Race, and we’re not mad at it in the slightest.

A pairof grey and white Cole Haan sneakers on a grey background

Cole Haan Generation Zergrand Stitchlight Sneaker

Sustainably designed with recycled materials, a breathable knit upper and a cushioned footbed, this Cole Haan sneak holds up to most anything you throw its way.