The perfect pair of shoes should fit like a glove while supporting your foot's arch and therefore your posture. We spend hours each day on our feet, that’s why finding the right pair of shoes that is comfortable and gives you the support you need is so important.
Skate shoes tend to have a flat sole which makes them great for skateboarding – allowing maximum contact with the board for added balance. This makes them perfect for general day to day use, especially if you do a lot of standing and walking.
Skateboarding is hard-wearing on shoes, which is why skate shoes are made of some of the most durable materials for the sole and the upper. They are also designed with comfort, padding and flexibility in mind, making them great for many other uses.
The popularity of skate culture has also made skate footwear some of the most sought after and well-designed footwear available.
As the popularity of skate culture has exploded, skate shoes have led the way in design and fashion and are some of the most sought-after shoes by sneaker collectors and trendsetters alike.
Empire Skate has been supplying all the leading skate and street shoe brands in NZ since 2003, and stock the most sought after styles from the major brands including adidas, Converse, Nike, Vans, and DC to the core skate brands like New Balance Numeric, DVS, HUF, Osiris and Lakai.
Whether your preference is Hi-Tops, Mids or Lows, or if you prefer slip-ons with no laces or Velcro closure’s you’ll be sure to find what you’re looking for with hundreds of different styles available online. With fast shipping and hassle-free returns, buying shoes online has never been easier.
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