7 of the best places to buy hype sneakers in Seattle

Apr 27 2021, 5:16 pm

So you’re slowly starting to fall into the vast world of sneakers.

If you’re looking for a place to start, the PNW is home to a sizeable following of sneakerheads, and with that, no shortage of stores to go with it.

Whether you’re looking for your first pair of Jordans or simply another piece for your collection, here are some of the best places to buy sneakers in and around Seattle.

35th North


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Although they’re a skate shop, 35th North also carries several limited-edition shoes. We recommend keeping an eye out on their Instagram page where they share the latest drops and how to get your hands on them.

Location: 1100 E Pike Street, Seattle
Phone: 206-320-1252

Seattle Sneaker City


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Seattle Sneaker City is the oldest mom-and-pop sneaker shop in Downtown Seattle. The shop often posts their new shoes on their Facebook and Instagram pages, although we recommend walking in to truly admire all that they have to offer.

Location: 110 Pike Street, Seattle
Phone: 206-561-8776
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With locations all over the West Coast, Bait is one of the bigger names in sneaker stores. If you’re wanting to browse a selection online with the option to return in person, this is the shop for you.

Location: 915 East Pike Street, Seattle
Phone: 206-257-1178

Sneak City


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Not only can you purchase shoes at Sneak City, but you can also sell and trade. Their website shows the latest inventory as well as preowned products for sale.

Location: 711 N 35th Street, Seattle
Phone: 206-693-3195
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Sole Mates


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Sole Mates carries shoes from youth sizes 3.5 to adult sizes 16. No matter your foot size or budget, they’re sure to have something you’d like.

Location: 1422 Harvard Avenue, Seattle
Phone: 206-492-5856
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Emerald City Deadstock

Emerald City Deadstock promises no hassles, no bots, and 100% guaranteed pre-orders. While their prices may seem steep, they sell the exclusive shoes at the going rates.

Location: 820 Lenora Street, Seattle
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Lucky Dog Clothing


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Buy, sell, or trade your goods at Lucky Dog Clothing. What started as two college kids selling their stuff on eBay has now become one of the best sneaker shops in the city.

Location: 8201 Greenwood Avenue N, Seattle
Phone: 206-784-6374

Location: 4542 University Way, Seattle
Phone: 206-632-0076
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