The sneaker market today as diverse as ever: information about dozens of new models and collaborations appears on specialized sites every day. There are classics that stand apart, there are highly fashionable silhouettes and those that seem to run parallel to trends, and there are undeservedly underestimated options. At the same time, potential buyers are ready to purchase both just high-quality basic sneakers for every day, and models in which you do not often meet someone else. We tried to select ten non-trivial sneakers and sneakers that you can find in online and offline stores.
Text: Kirill Astrakhantsev
Veja V-10 Extra
The French eco-brand Veja is going slowly but surely - gradually the brand is gaining more and more fans and appears in multi-brands like Need Supply. The V-10 is one of the most recognizable Veja models. The minimalist silhouette is reminiscent of both tennis and basketball shoes from the 80s. A solid model, "for everything and for every day."
from € 115
Stephney Workers Club Dellow
Another model from the category of timeless classics. The founders of the young British brand Stephney Workers Club did not want to create yet another “dad shoes” or jump on the departing train of other sneaker trends. Dellow focuses on basic casual shoes with a well-defined shape and laconic features. On the brand's website, the model is available in several colors and material options.
from 5100 rub.
Roa oblique boots
The Roa Oblique is a trekking shoe that doesn't look too fussy. The model retains all the utilitarian properties of a hiking shoe. But the brand is better known in the world of streetwear than among real travelers. Collaborations and collaborations with fashion brands such as 1017 ALYX 9SM and Brain Dead contributed to this.
Our legacy mono runner
The model appeared in the Our Legacy range even before the widespread popularity of bulky sneakers. The Swedish brand Our Legacy, which recently launched a full-fledged women's line, manages to neatly combine Scandinavian minimalism and avant-garde. Mono Runners are designed in a similar way. A classic running shoe upper with a chunky Vibram outsole.
Novesta star master
Another classic design created by a brand with a long history. Novesta manufactures all sneakers at home in Slovakia. Star Master is an archetypal silhouette with pleasing features, a casual base with many color options. Star Master has tried herself in suede, flannel, velveteen and has participated in collaborations more than once.
Tretorn nylite plus
One of the oldest traditional tennis models - Nylite appeared in 1964. Sneakers have become popular both on and off the court. For example, the legendary Swedish tennis player Bjorn Borg played in them. In the 80s, the model fell in love with admirers of the preppy style. Kanye West from the early 2000s has also been shot in Tretorn Nylite more than once. The silhouette belongs to the category of timeless classics. In recent years, the brand has equipped the model with a sole made of modern materials and is trying to use eco-friendly materials. Plus is an updated version of the same Nylite. In the ankle area, an insert has appeared that provides comfort in toe and stability of the foot.
Saucony Grid Web
The Saucony Grid Web recently launched in collaboration with Kith store and collaborator Ronnie Feig. The sneaker itself comes from the 2000s - you can feel it in the design characteristic of the decade. After working with Feig, Saucony returns the model in its original colors. In addition to technologies such as cushioning and foot support, the Grid Web has eye-catching details. The model can be a good alternative to all kinds of bulky sneakers with an abundance of details.
Salomon S / Lab XT-6
Although the model has already gained its share of popularity, hitting the streetstyle reports of fashion weeks, she is still rarely seen on the streets of Moscow. The Salomon S / Lab XT-6 is a utilitarian silhouette equipped with everything you need for trail running. However, this does not interfere with the use of sneakers in urban settings.
Spalwart Pitch Low
A calm, well-defined silhouette with a recognizable aesthetic.Like all Spalwart products, Pitch Lows are manufactured in a factory in Slovakia using traditional methods and old equipment. A classic with a modern touch and an emphasis on quality, sneakers are long-term acquisitions.
Mizuno Wave Creation 20
Modern running silhouettes for everyday wear are popping up in a growing pool of brands. Mizuno brand products have long been in decent demand among professional runners, but sneaker lovers have not yet prioritized the company. At the same time, in the purely sports segment of Mizuno, you can always find something remarkable. The Wave Creation 20 not only looks cool, but is packed with cutting-edge technology to help you run comfortably.
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