10 Best Shoe Stores in New York

Boots, sandals, dress shoes, running sneakers. Shoes are needed for every season, every occasion, and every personal taste. You don’t just want to go out and buy any old pair. If you’re looking for something that you will cherish, New York’s shoe stores will guide you in the right direction. From Queens to Albany, here are the 10 best shoe stores in the state. 

Extra Butter, New York, NY

Extra Butter has men’s, women’s, and youth footwear options. They exclusively sell sneakers but have such a wide variety of styles and colors that you’re guaranteed to find a pair you love! Their sizes for women range from four to fourteen, so don’t be shy about stepping through the door.

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Rainbow Shops, Queens, NY

Rainbow Shops has locations throughout the state, offering selections of boots, booties, heels/pumps, sneakers, sandals, flats, and wedges for women. Their booties start at $16.99 a pair while the sandals start at $12.99 a pair. These shops are a surefire way to get all your seasonal shoe needs at an affordable price.

StreeTgame, Albany, NY

StreeTgame in Albany brings you new styles at some of the best prices. They sell brands like Nike, Air Jordan, and Adidas for men, women, and kids, making this a great option for the whole family. While they don’t have an online store, their locations are plentiful. Just search on their website, hop in your car, and go!

Citi Trends, Rotterdam, NY

Citi Trends has men’s, women’s, and kids’ shoes, bringing you some of the latest trends on the market. You’ll have to go to a physical location to make a purchase, but they’re a one-stop-shop for all your footwear needs. Whether you’re dressing up, down, or going for a run, Citi has you covered.

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Steve Madden, Syracuse, NY

Steve Madden has options for the whole family. Women can browse anything from high heels to wedges to flats, while men can go casual with some slip-ons or spice up the night with animal print. Whether you need a pair of pumps to match your dress or some trendsetting leather work boots, they’ve got options for every occasion.

Fleet Feet, Clay, NY

Fleet Feet exclusively sells sneakers but has some available for almost every activity imaginable. They have women’s and men’s options for walking, racing, trail use, moderate stability, motion control, and more! The sneakers come in a wide range of colors and styles, so you’ll no doubt be able to find some that fit.

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Designer Shoe Warehouse, Ithaca, NY

Designer Shoe Warehouse has options ranging from boat shoes to wedges to knee high boots. You can find a pair for almost anyone here, and they’ve got multiple locations throughout the state. Prices start at $7.99 for women’s shoes and $14.98 for men’s.

Footaction, Rochester, NY

Footaction has women’s Adidas sneakers starting at $79.99 and sell other brands like Converse, Fila, and Nike. Men can snag a pair of Vans starting at $64.99, with a variety of options for every event you could possibly need sneakers in (casual, walking, running, etc.).

Shoe Carnival, Niagara Falls, NY

Shoe Carnival has men’s and women’s options for a variety of occasions, whether you need something athletic or something on the more formal side. You have the option to shop by size and/or color, if you’re looking for something specific to match your outfit. Otherwise, you’re able to browse as freely as you wish!

Famous Footwear, Orchard Park, NY

Famous Footwear has locations throughout the state, too, and sells everything from a decent sized heel to cozy moccasin slippers. They change their inventory throughout the season, so you can stop back multiple times a year and find something new for every style.

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