The guy in the retros (Jordan 1–14), knows a little something about sneakers and fashion. If you have a grown man that can afford sneakers with prices ranging from $190 to $600 a pair, but they don't have a car, you may need to reevaluate your situation. Ten of these sneakers cost the same as a Honda car. There is no reason for that type of foolishness in your life.
Once they start wearing exclusives like the collabs with Undefeated, Supreme and DJ Khaled, you might be on to something. Not only do these have a higher price point, they are harder to get. The guy that wears these will have a more exclusive lifestyle.
要是对方穿的是AJ和Undefeated, Supreme, 或者DJ Khaled联名的限量版，你可能遇到有钱人了。这种鞋不仅价格贵，而且还很难买到。穿这种鞋的人生活过得一般也不朴素。
Men who wear Jordans like to play basketball, even if they are not good players. Wearing a pair of Jordans somehow bestows a natural athletic gift upon them. Normally, sneakerheads are into Hip Hop culture as well, with dudes rapping in their Beats all day long.
▌代表品牌或系列：Nike Air Force 1
Nike is a huge sneaker company that has been at the top of the game for a while now. They are known for spending millions on their ads, but there is one shoe that would continue to make sales with little to no advertising. The Air Force 1 has been an urban fashion staple for years. This is the shoe for the summer.
Guys who wear Nike Air Force 1 keep a relatively low profile than their Air Jordan counterparts. They might be basketball lovers, but not necessarily rap music ones. A lot of guys who like Air Force 1 are simply attracted by its clean white look and versatility, because you can literally wear anything with it and not look lame.
▌代表品牌或系列：New Balance/ Saucony/K-Swiss
These are the "was dope back in the day, but not so much now" shoes. The guy who wears one of these is still living in the past and they just won't let go.
You try to give him the hint that he is way too old for you by continuing to call him "sir" and say how much he reminds you of your granddad. He normally tucks in everything. T-shirts, tank tops, button ups—you name it.
One thing worth noting is that young guys in rich countries have pretty much outgrown these shoes and consider them something mid-aged guys would wear to buy groceries. In the developing world, urban young men have been catching up with this trend. And interestingly, because of its "not-so-aggressive" look, men who wear them are often guys who don't play competitive sports, like basketball and football. They are sometimes considered to be "too decent to be straight". Not that straight guys aren't gentle, lol.
▌代表品牌或系列：Adidas Stan Smiths
This is the "Classic Man". Not like the New Balance guy. He's younger, but has that nostalgic swag. He is not afraid to try different styles or play with colors and patterns. This is the guy that will wear one romper and make you rethink the whole thing because he actually looks good in it.
The Stan Smith has growing popularity among urban men with its low top design, with which you should wear invisible socks to (supposedly) show your ankles. Not that it's true, but ankles are said to be sexy symbols of a man, which he can safely show without being afraid of being reproached by social gender norms.
And also, the green label at the back of the shoes is the iconic design. It seems people are crazy about green nowadays, greenhair, green salads, green cars, greenhouse effect, you name it. (Kidding)
▌代表品牌或系列：Adidas NMDs / Asics / Nike Air Max 90s
These are a cool casual shoe for just about anyone, but really for the guy that doesn't really wear sneakers. This guy's been on his suit and tie game so long and realized that the oxfords don't do well at the cookout, so these are his go-to. Especially because they go well with his ankle cut pants or joggers. If he's really bad and boujee, he will be in Yeezys though.
Men who wear runners are either jogging aficionados or those who just don't know what to wear other than his professional footwear.
These suede ankle boots are trendy yet understated, masculine but not aggressive. This guy is detail-oriented and not at all flashy.
With these laid-back shoes on, this dude signals he's super chill without a care in the world. He also probably doesn't feel pressured to succumb to societal expectations (even when maybe he should...).
These shoes might be intended for hiking, but chances are this dude hasn't hit the trail in a while. More likely, he's a not-so-rough guy just trying to look tough.
We hate to be judgmental, but Merrells generally signal a dude's mom is still shopping for him.
This man is a serious sneakerhead... who might miss your birthday or skip out on a date to wait in line for the latest pair of Jordans. Hey, at least he demonstrates commitment?
This is a kid at heart who doesn't take himself too seriously.
This just looks lazy, not to mention silly. This dude somehow missed the memo that socks with sandals are simply unacceptable.
sneaker/ˈsniːkər/ n. 运动鞋；便鞋
boujee adj. 生活奢华，性格却谦逊的
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