Top ten Tuesday: Shoes you need to stop wearing


Jacob Casella

How many pairs of this shoe did you see today?

Shoes are always up for some heated debates.  From the “what are those” vines to “walk a mile in these Louboutins” Tik Toks, shoes have always been a serious part of our teenage culture. Here are the top ten shoes you need to stop wearing:

10. White Air Force 1’s

Sometimes a cute shoe becomes so common that you can’t wear them anymore. It’s sad, but that’s the world we live in. RIP AF1s.

9. Those shoes that show your toes

In 2009, you knew your dad was an all-star, upper-middle-class, runner/triathlete if he wore those ugly shoes that had space for your toes. Click on the link, and you’ll get a vivid picture of that dad. They were honestly a flex at the time and made a lot of dudes named John or Mike happy, but your day is over.

8. Adidas Superstars

See #10 for reason. These shoes were the most popular a few years ago and somehow went extinct. You can’t wear them anymore or that one girl who wants to be a fashion designer when she grows up just because she reads “Vogue” will give you death stares– plus they kind of look like clown shoes.

7. Horse girl boots

These shoes are for the girl that is late to school every day because she went to Starbucks before class. She has a bible verse in her Instagram bio and has a raspy voice like Emma Stone. She’ll have fun at the University of Alabama next year, and that’s great, but her boots need to be left behind.

6. Gucci slides

You should never buy the cheapest thing from a designer brand, it makes you look like you are just chasing clout. Plus $210 for a pair of shoes my dog would eat and destroy in no time? I think not.

5. Uggs

These were the ultimate flex in elementary school. If your mom dropped over 100 dollars for your shoes while your feet were still growing, say thank you. But there’s a reason they’re called “Uggs,” it’s because they’re ugly.

4. Chacos

We get that you went to Camp Tecumseh every year, but it’s almost winter and summer camp is for children.

3. Crocs

If you don’t have jibbitz in your crocs, don’t talk to me.

2. White slip-on Vans

This actually makes me upset. I like these shoes, but see #10 and #8 for my reasoning. Then count how many pairs you see at DGS today. My guess is over 50.

1. Chunky Filas

These shoes are butt ugly. They make you look like a gym teacher or a dinosaur. Please don’t wear these.