Shopping for shoes in Brooklyn: DNA, Century 21, Kith NYC, and more

Whatever the season, it’s shoe-shopping season. And since Brooklyn is home to well-shod fashionistas of every description, you can bet that our shoe stores are off the charts. Keep reading for six Brooklyn stores working to keep your feet happy.


With six Brooklyn locations, DNA Footwear is your go-to destination for trendy, reasonably priced kicks. They’ve got a wide variety of choices: boots (Hunter, Doc Marten’s, Timberland), casual (Crocs, Converse, Superga), or a little dressier (Florsheim, Ivanka Trump, Tommy Hilfiger). With plenty of selections for men, women, and children, you’ll want DNA on your route.

DNA Footwear Park Slope photo courtesy of Yelp


century-21-brooklyn-shoe-storesCentury 21 | T0lstaya via Foursquare 

Century 21 (Bay Ridge)
Hoof it to Bay Ridge for the Holy Grail of discount shopping, Century 21. At up to 55% off regular retail prices of designer brands everyday, can you afford to skip it? Expect sweet deals and long lines (you can’t have everything!)


kith-nyc-brooklyn-shoe-storeKith NYC | Cherry S. via Yelp

Kith NYC (Prospect Heights)
Street-smart brands are what you’ll find in Kith NYC’s footwear, just a few blocks from Barclays Center. Think athletic shoes with a hip-hop vibe. You’ll find all the usual suspects of Adidas, Puma, Nike, and Y-3, but if you’re looking to show some serious sneaker cred, splash out for something by Android Homme, Versace Collection, or Buscemi. These are not sneakers for running around in the park, these are sneakers for keeping clean and admiring.


soula-shoes-brooklyn-nycClarks | Soula Shoes via Facebook

Soula Shoes (Williamsburg)
If you’re after a sophisticated selection, step into Soula’s sleek, minimalist location on Smith Street, or check out their new shop in Williamsburg. Ladies will want to snap up a pair of Chie Mihara’s distinctive heels or solid Swedish Hasbeens. Men can slip into some Onitsuka Tigers. And how about a pair of wee Campers for the kids?


rime-brooklyn-nyc-shoe-storeRime | via Facebook

Rime (Boerum Hill)
For sportswear with a serious edge, look no further than Rime. You just might walk out with some bewinged Jeremy Scott Adidas or some Puma x McQueen high-tops with cut-outs. They also carry boots, but trust us, this is sneaker heaven.


nos-boutique-brooklyn-nyc-shoe-storeCasual Friday | NOS Boutique via Facebook

NOS Boutique (DUMBO)
Take a walk down to DUMBO and spend a little time in NOS Boutique for contemporary, cutting-edge designer shoes. They’ve got a great selection of both men’s and women’s shoes that are on-trend but not outlandish. From comfy Soludos espadrilles to cosmopolitan Corso Comos, they have the looks you need to complete your quintessential Brooklynite outfit.


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