It is the most popular sneaker in America


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Sports shoe sales have grown by more than 35% in the first six months of 2021 from 2020, and about 23% from 2019, according to NPD data. And some sneakers, in particular, are popular with consumers. the Nike Air Force 1 – the iconic sneaker that debuted almost 40 years ago and has been seen by everyone from Victoria Beckham to Justin Timberlake – topped the list of most wanted sneakers in 2021, according to an analysis by ebay of 32 sneaker brands over the past four years. And for its part, the research firm NPD also found the Nike Air Force was hot: its data showed the Nike Air Force 1 Low was America’s best-selling sneaker for the first half of 2021. We’re highlighting some of America’s most popular sneakers, so you can find the perfect fit for a gift this holiday season.

America’s most popular sneaker

Nike Air Force 1

From around $ 38

The “Nike Air Force 1 tops all states as the most popular and sought-after iconic sneaker in 2021”, according to eBay. It comes in women, men and children; high, medium and low shoes; and a variety of colors. While not all colors and sizes are available now, some may ship in time for the holidays.

Why is this sneaker so popular? Shoe News Remarks that it’s a combination of retro making a comeback, Nike having many influencers on board with this sneaker, affordable price and versatility for the sneaker.

Biggest increase in searches

Nike Dunk

From around $ 100

The Nike Dunk, which has seen the largest increase in searches in the past four years, ranked No.2 on vacation wish lists, according to the eBay report. It is the fastest growing sneaker in terms of popularity, overtaking the Nike Air Huarache, Vans Sk8-Hi and Adidas Stan Smith, the report suggests.

Top 10 best sellers

Adidas NMD R1

From around $ 85

Adidas was the second most searched sneaker brand, according to eBay looking at general brand research. And NPD revealed that in particular, the Adidas NMD R1 was among the best-selling sneakers for the first half of 2021. It comes in men, women, and kids and in a variety of colors and patterns.

Top 10 best sellers

Phantom brooks 13

From $ 130

These running shoes have landed on NPD’s bestseller list and are available in both men and women and in a variety of colors.


Chuck Taylor All Star

From around $ 75

eBay notes that in “42 states, Converse is one of the hottest sneaker brands in search, especially in places like Rhode Island, Arizona, New Jersey, Montana and Illinois.” The Chuck Taylor All Star is available in a myriad of colors, highs and lows, and in varieties for men, women and children.


Vans Canvas Sk8-HI Conical

From around $ 65

This deconstructed iteration of a lace-up top features a fitted canvas silhouette and Van’s signature waffle rubber soles. The sneaker is available in classic white, black, gray, and prints like flowers and stars, among others. They are available in men and women.

New Balance Fresh Foam Cruzv1 Reissue

Comfort meets style with this sneaker. It features a well-padded foam sole that conforms to your foot and a soft knit material to provide an extra layer of support. The lightweight, slip-on sneaker is available in five colors.

Top 10 best sellers

Brooks Adrenaline GTS 21

These running shoes have landed on NPD’s bestseller list and are available in both men and women and in a variety of colors.


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