Known as the ‘City of Love’, Paris is renowned for its rich cultural history, iconic architecture, and its tasty AF creps – no, we’re not talking the pancake variety. Back in 1987, Tinker Hatfield was inspired to design the classic Air Max 1 after catching a glimpse at the ‘inside-out’ architecture of The Centre Pompidou. Since that exchange, the Swoosh and Paris have both grown to become superpowers in the sneaker game. With dozens of local hot spots catering to everyone from the homegrown heads to big spendin’ ballers, Paris is a dream sneaker destination, no matter where your sole allegiances lie.
Navigating this megalopolis can be a headache, but fear not – we’ve pinpointed the must-visit alcoves for your Parisian sneaker expedition. Bon voyage!