One must know the expensive luxury shoe brands in the world because who does not want his/her footwear to be cozy, comfortable and eye catchy at the same time? And if you are an athlete and a bit sporty, you should certainly have a minimum knowledge about the shoe brands of this modern era. So here are the top ten shoe brands, who are working diligently and ceaselessly to satisfy the demands of the customers as well as the famous athletes of famous sports! Let’s check out all these top 10 shoe brands those are working hard on manufacturing shoes which are confidence booster!
Brand Country: USA
Launched: January 25, 1964
Headquarters: Washington Country, Orgon, U.S.
Founder: Bill Bowerman and Phil Knight
Products: Athletic footwear and apparel, sports equipment
Best Creation: Nike Air Presto, Nike Air Huarache, Nike Lunar Fingertrap Cros Trainer Sneakers and so on
Price: It has some products in the lower price range but the category growth in premium footwear models those are retailing for $100 USD and above.
From its foundation till now Nike has never compromised with its making of trendy and super comfortable footgear for people of all kinds and ages and that is the only reason it has never fallen from holding the supreme position in the world footwear market. By reinventing itself, advancing footwear innovations and well-establishing global sales network, Nike is now the world’s largest shoe company and hopes to continue ruling over next five years. Instead of going through some extreme controversies like child labor allegations, strike in China factory and so on it upholds its position as the most leading brand in production of athletic shoes and apparels. Its shoes have great comfort level and can be used on any surface or any other activity.
Brand Country: German
Launched: July 1924 (as GerbrÜder Dassler Schuhfabrik); 18 August 1949 (as Adidas)
Headquarter: Herzogenaurach, Germany
Founder: Adolf Dassler
Products: footwear, sportswear, sports equipment, toiletries.
Best creation: Adidas adizero adios 4
Revenue: 21.915 billion (2018)
Price: from $20 to $120 USD
After Nike, here comes the second largest footwear, Adidas, which left no doubt in the belief that it is now the most iconic and highly require footwear of every person of every class. The three stripes signature of the brand is omnipresent in the products and accessories of the brand which gives the assurance of the authenticity of the products. Though it started its journey as an athletic shoe brand, latter it continues to fulfill the appeasement of the customer by widening its product range. If anyone asks which Adidas running shoe is the best? Then without getting perplexed one should reply “Adidas Adizero Adios 4” for its magnificent lightweight and rapture of comfort. Not only this brand focuses on shoes, it is connected elaborately and widely in the sector of athletic and games by providing the players Adidas products. Also, do you know, Adidas created the first shoe that associated with the benevolence of microprocessor? And it has a fashion line in partnership with English designer Stella Mccartney which dealt on the year 2004.
Brand Country: UK
Launched: 1958 in Bolton, Lancashire, England
Headquarter: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Founder: Joe and Jeff Foster
Products: Footwear, sports clothing
Best Creation: Legacy Lifter, CrossFit Nano 8.0, Skyscape Runaround, CL Nylon Classic and many more
Price: $30 – $150 USD
With the spiked running shoes and its rich look, Reebok is now almost ruling the world footwear market as the top class running shoe brand. The shoes of Reebok are made of authentic and high class quality materials with a lucrative zigzag foam soles in most of it which is so much comfortable to wear in case you are on your feet all day. Among their numerous number of notable styles of footwear, including the Reebok Freestyle, introduced in 1982, was mainly manufactured and marketed for women. They are also famous for their charitable work. They provide US school children with physical activities before the school day by operating the Build Our Kids’ Success (KOBS) program.
Brand Country: German
Headquarter: Herzogenaurach, Germany
Founder: Rudolf Dassler
Products: footwear, apparel, accessories, sportswear, sports equipment
Revenue: 4.635 billion (2018)
Beast creation: Puma Hybrid Rocket
Price: Price range varies from $20 USD to above
The brand puma is now one of the largest shoe brands, working with collaborators like Rihanna, Selena Gomez and Big Sean. Puma’s logo is also one of the most recognizable emblems which has originated since the first generation seventy years ago and which is created by the famous cartoonist, Lutz Backes, from Nuremberg. The sign Puma is a sign of courage and power which has been illustrated from the species of big cat “Puma”. The former name of Puma was Ruda which later changed to Puma. You will be astonished to hear the news that Pele, the famous footballer who plays for Brazil, wins the World Cup, second time in a row, wearing the boots of Puma in Chile.
Brand Country: India
Headquarter: Delhi, India
Founder: Mr. Avtar Singh
Products: footwear, apparel, accessories,
Best creation: the first model, G-0092
Price: $15 to $50 USD
About Woodland, it is known that the Aero Group of US’s subsidiary company is this Woodland. It is mostly famous for its high quality leather shoes. Russia is the number one country for importing this leather shoes from woodland. If you are going for a trekking or an adventurous trip, don’t look anywhere else but woodland for the suitable shoes for it. Also, please your ears hearing that, woodland is a 100% eco-friendly manufactured company which put a very little harm to the environment unlike others. Malaika Vaz, an Indian adventure extremist, also a national level windsurfer, is the brand ambassador of Woodland. The durability and reasonable price of things compelled the brand to open 350 exclusive showrooms by this time.
6. Under Armour
Brand Country: USA
Launched: 1996, 23 years ago
Headquarter: Baltimore, Maryland, U.S
Founder: Kevin Plank
Products: footwear, sportswear, sports equipment, toiletries, jackets, hoodies, pants laggings, shorts.
Best creation: Under armour men’s micro G assert 6
Revenue: US$5.2 billion (2018)
Price: It’s price range starts from $96.79 to $255.96 USD
Due to its light weight and high quality the shoes of Under Armour is so comfortable to wear. Its first patent was for a sports bra. Under Armour is now planning for creating a new kind of shirt, that is called “Coldblack”, which has some special quality including, it is designed to reflect heat and keep athletes cool even in the sun. Under Armour launched two new pairs of connected running shoes in 2018 which was designed to have Bluetooth module, accelerator and gyroscope inside each shoe. Also the prices are very much cheap and reasonable and the shoes remain for a long period of time due to the firmness of the shoes and the use of good materials.
Brand Country: Japan
Launched: 1949; 70 years ago
Headquarter: Kobe, Japan
Founder: Kihachiro Onitsuka
Products: Athletic shoes, apparel, sports equipment
Best creation: Gel-Nimbus 21, Gel-Cumulus 21, MetaRide, Gel-Kayano 26, Dynaflyte 4 and so on
Revenue: 386.66 billion(2018)
Price: Men’s Asics shoes price range starts from $35 to $161 and more
The running shoes of Asics are very popular all over the world. Asics made sales of about 171 billion yen in the year of 2006. And later in the year 2011, this brand company replaced Adidas and became the kit manufacturer of Australian Cricket team. In the mid-19th century, the crossed strip design of the shoes of Asics brand gained much popularity.
Brand Country: Italy
Launched: In 1911 in Biella, northern Italy
Headquarter: Seoul, South Korea (since 2007)
Founder: Giansevero Fila
Products: Athletic shoes, clothing, Accessories
Best Creation: V94M, Ray Tracer, Disruptor Bold Slide, Statique and so on
Price: Starting from 30.99 U.S. dollar to different range
Fila is an eminent shoe brand from South Korea which was an Italian sporting goods brand and company that was later on sold out to Cerberus Capital Management in 2003 and then to the independent Fila Korea in 2007. Though initially it was only for clothing line but later it jumped on to the business of making footwear ensuring high quality of athlete shoes and also simple to fancy footgear for males, females and children. With its mesmerizing colors, designs and sophisticated materials this brand has high demand in the world shoe market and also it is highly rich for its durability in nature and it can go perfectly in any weather.
Brand Country: USA
Launched: November 17, 1984
Headquarter: United States
Founder: Michael Jordan
Products: Basketball shoes, footwear
Best Creation: Nike Men’s Air force 1 Low sneaker, Jordan Air 9 Black/university Red, Jordan Nike Men’s Eclipse Running Shoe
Price: A pair of Jordan can range anywhere from roughly 70 dollar to over 200 dollar
Jordan is a well known American footwear brand that is quite famous for its making of high quality basketball shoes. It sponsors some of the most popular NBA players like Russell Westbrook, blake Grin, Jimmy Butler and many more. Also you will be surprised to know that it is a subsidiary brand of Nike. Michael Jeffery Jordan who is an ancient professional basketball player of Chicago Bulls first made us introduce with this splendid creation. It is evolved from the original basketball shoes to models for its great combination of royal colors like blue, red, white and black. In March, 2019, Jordan released some newest shoes and some of them are Air Jordan 6 GS Green Abyss, Air Jordan 4 pale Citron, Air Jordan 9 Dark Concord and so on. Having high quality of sole and fabrics this branded shoes are now very much famous across the world.
Brand Country: USA
Launched: In 1992
Headquarter: Manhattan Beach, California, U.S.
Founder: Robert Greenberg
Products: Footwear, apparel
Revenue: 4.64 billion USD
Best Creation: Skechers GOwalk Revolution Ultra, Skechers Elite Flex Wasick, Skechers Equalizer 2.0
Price: Average selling price 21.26 U.S. dollar
This American shoe company is the most popular brand among the whole globe with its high class footwear. In United States, Skechers is leading as the second most shoe brand making athletic footwear that is mostly referred to every men, women and kids. This unisex shoe company promotes their products through celebrity driven advertising including Demi Lovato, Camila Cabello, former baseball and football players David Ortiz and Tony Romo respectively and so on! Among all of their good deeds, one is that, they host an annual walk with the Friendship Foundation to raise money for a nonprofit that helps connect special needs students with their peers. Still, they are highly known for their comfortable and good cushioning with memory foam insoles which are suitable for the people with neutral feet.
These are the most expensive and luxurious shoe brands across the whole world. They are on the edge of the world shoe market and they are still trying their hard to improve more to ensure our comfort and introduce us with the new fashioned shoes with the change of the fashion industry.