Nice shoes for backpacking through Europe/States

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  1. suped

    suped New Member

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    Leaving NZ for for Rome in mid-December for 6 weeks of Winter backpacking fun (will end up going up to Amsterdam, Iceland, NYC and San Francisco).

    Not a hardcore tramper or anything so will be taking the trains, stay in decent hostels etc, so can still wear normal clothes whilst carrying my pack. Was just wondering what's a comfortable but nice looking sneaker/shoe that you guys would recommend? It's time to get a few new pairs so may as well break them in now for the trip.

    Used to love Nike SB Dunks because they were so comfy but I'm 21 now and looking for something a bit more 'grown-up'? Are Lacoste sneakers too played out?

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    The circle things are tad weird yeah?

    Maybe some Keds, how do they go for comfort?


    Help would be appreciated! Cheers
     
  2. MichelleAnna

    MichelleAnna let it be

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    I bought Keds when I went on vacation because I like the basic look of them. I also bought some good insoles and they were very comfortable. Plus, you can throw them in the wash when they're dirty!
     
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    Clark's Desert Trekkers.
    Break them in for a month first.
    You'll be amazed.
     
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    lol those lacoste don't look grown up bro they are ugly
     
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    damn, 21... so grown up :rolleyes:
     
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    those look awful. they might work if you were planning on attending an east coast college greek rush event. thats about it.
     
  9. everlong

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    Around here only clueless high school kids use those.
     
  10. el es dee

    el es dee ...through a cloud of chalk and the midst of pain.

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    I don't think white is a good choice for trekking.
     
  11. outlaws

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    new balance?
     
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    imo Lacoste shoes are terrible to wear if you're on your feet a lot
     
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    Try them on and you'll understand why I posted them.
     
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    KSO Trek. Kangaroo leather feels great!!

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