The 25 Coolest Shoes of 2009

BusinessWeek just came out with their list of the 25 top sneaker designs of the year. Among those making the list include Supra Skytop II, New Balance Sneaker Freaker 850 Skippy and the Nike ACG Salbis. View our top picks and some kicks we feel were snubbed below.


LPG Top Five:
Reebok Proper Dual Pump Runner


Saucony Shadow 6000 Varsity


Nike Air Jordan V Raging Bull
raging bull

Louis Vuitton Kanye West Signatures

Commonwealth X Reebok Pump Omni Lite


Vans Half Cab

View the full list here.

What are your favorites? Are there any that you feel should have made the list? We want to hear what you think so please leave a comment below.

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  1. punjaba11 on January 30, 2010 at 4:18 pm

    all these shoes are crappy and ugly. unless you have on a pair of 500 dollar pants, you’re just gonna look like some redneck from the trailer park if you wear them. that’s not cool, and definitely not the “coolest”. sorry.

  2. RoleModel on December 15, 2009 at 3:35 pm

    Wear one of each color of the Raging Bulls. That would be RidiculouslyNsty

  3. dexter'schild on December 15, 2009 at 3:31 pm

    rdoes anyone else think it’s strage that reebok started putting out so much fire after kanye dissed them in “run this town”

  4. adrenamovement on December 15, 2009 at 1:51 pm

    Raging Bulls are ridiculous…

  5. dexter on December 15, 2009 at 10:20 am

    cmonwealth getting big sonnnn!

  6. henleyboukasa on December 14, 2009 at 10:23 pm

    Raging Bulls are hawwwt!!!!

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