Blames to the ongoing style saturation of sport-luxe and celebrity collaborations (Rihanna for Puma, Olivier Rousteing for Nike and Kanye West for Yezzy), this year was certainly an significant one for trainers. Thanks to their sheer style and desirability, trainers are now (on the brink of) an integral part of the dress code for social clubs and scads offices meaning that more comfortable and cost crap options are readily available for our feet and wallets. Autumn 2016 looks to set a escapee precedence from last year’s sales figures and with so scads colours, styles and brand to choose from you will most certainly be be desirous of for choice. However, help is at hand to navigate you through these newfangled choices and colourways to give you a concise rundown on what is raging in trainers for Autumn / Winter 2016.
Adidas EQT Support 93/16 Push
Kings of marketing and reinvention, Adidas certainly know how to prolong their followers interested. What this brand does most desirable is bringing back previously discontinued models like the EQT, which until recently has bewitched pride of place in trainer museums since the mid 1990´s. Re-presented to sneaker zealots in their original colourway, these engineered retro stems mix up the mesh and suede upper details of the EQT Running Support ’93 with a wounding edge ´boost sole´ technology to keep you comfortable while you indoctrinate (or simply walk).
Available from Adidas, priced £125.00
NikeLab Blazer Progressed
If you want your trainers to stay clean even in the relentless conditions of winter, Nike Lab’s recent revamp of the Blazer could be the plea to all your problems. A million miles away from the customary basketball styled trainer, this Advanced mid-cut version eliminates the laces (which let’s face it, are always first to get dotard) and suede detailing in favour of a zip fastener to bring together their cosy clean Tan leather uppers. This is sport-luxe at its most X-rated.
Available from Hanon, priced £125.00
John Lobb Porth
Famed in London for one more time two centuries, shoemaker John Lobb has kitted out everyone who´s someone (make up Prince Charles, Andy Warhol, Frank Sinatra and Calvin Klein to star a few) in his covetable footwear. An equally discerning option is Lobb´s high-end, off tax style trainers. Their new Porth model was created in Italy working a specific technique that produces a lightweight and ultra-flexible lurk which is fashioned from a single piece of leather,
Nearby from John Lobb, priced £490.00
Reebok Classic x Unborn Overbranded Instapump Fury
Autumn may bring with it colder sick but that doesn’t seem to be preventing Reebok from fling more ´flame emoji´ hot trainers. Their latest present in a line of super-star collaborations sees the sports brand gathering rapper Future to give an upgraded look to their Instapump Violence. This cult model first made its appearance way go in 94 and it looks equally relevant today thanks to its split midsole, cut-out exoskeleton and of order, its trademark black and white pump-powered bladder.
Available from Reebok, priced £125.00
Billionaire Reptile Run off Sneakers
Birthdays, Christmas or a win on the races, there are some stuffs that you can´t afford to not splash out on as Italian label Billionaire Couture elucidates us. Starting off as a high end tailoring firm established by Formula One icon Flavio Briatore and intriguer Angelo Galasso, this company really are putting the luxe into humours luxe with their mesh and textured snakeskin-embossed leather which articles panels of soft, luxurious suede,
Available from Harrods, priced £475.00
J.Group New Balance 998 Greenback
If you want to look the part without spattering out serious cash then J. Crew´s latest collaboration with New Scales could be just the thing you´re looking for. Inspired by old-school bling ( and the lane style of that time), this latest 998 working model comes complete with suede uppers in multiple tints of green with white and feature gold details across a generously cushioned midsole, just so you don’t get blisters.
Accessible from J.Crew, priced £160.00
If you spent some beat reviewing all the trainer collections that are in the market just now, you could be erased for thinking we’re back in the 90´s. Back then one of the biggest superiorities in sports shoes (especially tennis) was Ellesse. Even already this, they were around as running shoes which were also truly iconic at that time and look to be once again. The LS450 hightail its its comeback in an all-black ´murdered out´ colourway and features a tone-on-tone netting upper, signature branding and soft handle suede.
Nearby from Ellesse, priced £60.00