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The 10 Best Sneaker Apps For Sneakerheads

Love em or hate em, these remain some of the best sneaker apps on the market

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Once upon a time on the day of a hyped sneaker release, we would stand outside whatever store was offering that specific drop, and wait in a ridiculously long line before finding out whether or not the shoe was still in stock upon getting in. Those lines were full of adventures, surprises, disappointments, and even...fights. While in-store drops are still very much a thing (the recent Carmine release for example), more and more of our sneaker transactions are being done not just online, but via specific apps.

Most sneakerheads have a love/hate relationship when it comes to sneaker apps as a whole. The ability to purchase online is supposed to make the process smoother, but a legitimate argument could be made that you stood more of a chance waiting in line outside of Nike to get the latest Dunks, then you now do on SNKRS participating in ‘drawing.’ When you snag a W, it's the most amazing feeling in the world, and when you take an L, it stinks (especially knowing that you are going to have double or triple the price via resellers).

We aren’t here to turn this into a conversation about bots, resellers, and the general inconveniences of dealing with online drops, we are here to help you navigate the process better by giving you the pros and cons of ten different sneaker apps that can help you out with getting your most desired sneakers. While we can’t guarantee a win, it is our hope that this list can make your life slightly easier. Here we go.

3. SNKRS

We know that you are probably rolling your eyes at the mere mention of SNKRs, but for the time, SNKRS still remains our best chance at being able to snag any pair of Nike and Jordan brand sneakers at retail value. To give you an example; the Nike Dunk High ‘Syracuse’ sneakers were released this past March on the SNKRS app for a retail price of $110. As of this writing, the lowest asking price on StockX for those Dunks is $195 for a size 8 in mens, and the highest asking price is $490 for a 4.5 (which is considered a youth size). Based on your size, you could be spending anywhere from $100 to $400 more than the original retail price. So while we understand how much of a frustrating experience SNKRS can be, it is still our recommendation to try buying through the app first, because if you do get a W, it will save you from paying ridiculous resell prices. Ok, rant over.

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While there are other sneaker apps that you can use for buying, exploring, researching, etc., these were a few that we felt were the best. Whether you choose to use the apps listed in this article or not, we hope our roundup was helpful.

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