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12 Best Back to School Shoes 2019

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Searching for new shoes for the upcoming school year? We’ve got the go-to shoes your kids (and maybe even you) want! These are the best back to school shoes for 2019.

Chuck Taylor All Star Low Top Sneaker; Courtesy of Amazon

1. Chuck Taylor All Star Low Top Sneaker 

You can’t go wrong with the Chuck Taylor All Star Low Top Sneakers. They can be worn with jeans, shorts, leggings or even a dress.

Chuck Taylor All Star High Top Sneaker; Courtesy of Amazon

2. Chuck Taylor All Star High Top Sneaker

Do your kids already own a pair (or five) of Chuck Taylor All Star Low Tops and want to try something new? Spice up your kids’ wardrobe with a pair of Chuck Taylor All Star High Top Sneakers. These, too, can be worn with just about anything.

Vans Old Skool Shoes ; Courtesy of Zappos

3. Vans Old Skool Shoes 

If your kid doesn’t already own Vans Old Skool Shoes, chances are they’re asking for a pair. These trendy sneakers remain a popular choice for back to school shoes and come in a variety of colors and sizes.

Vans Classic Slip-On; Courtesy of Zappos

4. Vans Classic Slip-On

The Vans Classic Slip-On is a tried and true slip-on shoe that looks good with any outfit and is especially convenient to put on when everyone is rushing out the door in the morning! It comes in a wide variety of colors and sizes for all ages.

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adidas Superstar Shoes; Courtesy of Amazon

5. adidas Superstar Shoes

Did they ever go out of style? These classic back to school shoes are available in men’s, women’s and kids’ sizes. The adidas Superstar Shoes are also great for travel!

Saucony Originals Jazz Original Sneaker; Courtesy of Amazon

6. Saucony Originals Jazz Original Sneaker

These multi-color back to school shoes pair well with jeans or leggings, and come in women’s, men’s and kids’ sizes. The Saucony Originals Jazz Original Sneaker is comfortable, too!

Nike Air Force One; Courtesy of Amazon

7. Nike Air Force One

It’ll be hard to choose just one pair of these back to school shoes—especially since they come in so many variations! The Nike Air Force One sneakers pair especially well with skinny jeans.

Nike Air Max 90; Courtesy of Amazon

8. Nike Air Max 90

This retro-meets-modern shoe features a suede upper and plenty of cushion support. The Nike Air Max 90 also comes in a wide variety of color combinations and styles. Bonus: It can also be worn to gym class!

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FILA Disruptor 2 Premium Mono Sneaker; Courtesy of Amazon

9. FILA Disruptor 2 Premium Mono Sneaker

The FILA Disruptor 2 Premium Mono Sneaker is IN. Especially popular for teens, these chunky shoes can be worn with everything from boyfriend jeans to sundresses. They’re also available in kids’ sizes.

Steve Madden Emmi; Courtesy of Zappos

10. Steve Madden Emmi

Looking for a pair of platform sneakers? The Steve Madden Emmi is perfect to wear back to school and comes in white, black, gray, leopard, camouflage and rainbow.

adidas 'Seeley' Skate Sneaker; Courtesy of Amazon

11. adidas ‘Seeley’ Skate Sneaker

We love the simplicity of these sneakers, which can be dressed up or dressed down. The Adidas ‘Seeley’ Skate Sneaker can be worn with a pair of jeans or shorts and a classic T-shirt, or your child can wear them with a polo or button-down shirt, perhaps for a school concert.

adidas Cloudfoam Pure; Courtesy of Amazon

12. adidas Cloudfoam Pure

The adidas Cloudfoam Pure doubles as a good back to school shoe AND a running shoe. It’s available in men’s and women’s colors, styles and sizes.

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