Shoppers Call These Italian-Made Sneakers ‘More Comfortable Than Common Projects,’ and Now They’re Almost $100 Off
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Business casual sneakers are one of the pillars that hold up today’s office attire, even when the office is a football stadium. Today, NFL players treat the pregame walk into the facility as a pseudo-fashion show, offering a look into their sense of style (or the lack thereof)—with some even repping brands they’ve founded. Russell Wilson can often be found sauntering into the stadium donning versatile sneakers from his label, Good Man Brand, some of which are now on sale at Nordstrom.
The Good Man Brand Legend Z Low Top Sneakers are one of the brand’s bestsellers and are now on sale for $137—40% off the normal $228 price. These Italian-made leather sneakers are available in sizes 8 to 14 and are already starting to sell out in other colors—we expect the black to do the same.
Good Man Brand Legend Z Low Top Sneakers, $137 (was $228) at Nordstrom
The Good Man Brand Legend Z sneakers are a leather lace-up style modeled after an old-school tennis shoe. They have a contrasting heel collar, tongue edging, and sole with foil logos on the back and tongue that add an elegant accent to an otherwise subdued sneaker. It offers a slim enough silhouette to complement any business casual outfit or slim suit and is versatile enough to wear three to four times a week.
Good Man Brand is one of the most stylish NFL player-founded fashion brands and one that can easily integrate into any guy’s wardrobe. The brand’s fashions might not be as intricate as Cleveland linebacker Jeremiah Owusu-Koramoah’s award-winning African-inspired style, but it’s several steps up from Philadelphia center Jason Kelce’s typical sandals and gym shorts look—it strikes a great balance between the two.
Shoppers flock to Good Man Brand’s sneakers because of that balance, with many noting the designs’ intricate simplicities, quality materials, and value. “Bought a white pair a couple of years ago and liked the look, leather quality, fit, and style,” a shopper noted. “They look simple but elegant and can be worn casually with jeans and with casual suits as well. Since then, I bought navy and gray pairs, and none of them disappointed in any way.”
Others are happy that the brand doesn’t overcharge for its well-made sneakers. “These are cheaper but more comfortable than Common Projects,” another shopper said. “I own two pairs and got it a half size bigger. Goes with everything, is easy to clean, and is durable.”
It’s hard to find comfortable Italian-made sneakers that don’t cost hundreds of dollars, which is why these Good Man Brand Legend Z kicks are a steal at just $137. But with sizes in other colors starting to sell out, we’re expecting this one to follow suit. If you’ve been searching for the perfect pair of sneakers for the office—something comfortable that’ll get you through the day smoothly—grab a pair while they’re still in stock and walk into work in style.