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|31 Jul 2017

The Down-Low

A breakdown of the styles every sneaker collection should include.
THE ICONIC
31 Jul 2017
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No man should be without a decent pair of sneakers. In fact, no man should be without a decent collection of sneakers. Sure, there are a few versatile designs that work for almost every occasion, but with the amount of unique styles out there, there’s no harm in having options.

For some, the endless amount of new arrivals – each with a slightly different silhouette, a new type of fabric, or colour of the moment – is a dream come true. For others, those who have yet to become sneaker-obsessed, it can be overwhelming. If you’re the latter, don’t call it quits after you pick up a pair of plain white Spring Courts, which you’ll wear until they’re tired, read on for a breakdown of the top 5 sneakers you need to be wearing now. And for the rest of you, scroll on and enjoy the sneaker-porn, you’re welcome.

News
|31 Jul 2017

The Down-Low

A breakdown of the styles every sneaker collection should include.
THE ICONIC
31 Jul 2017
Share:

No man should be without a decent pair of sneakers. In fact, no man should be without a decent collection of sneakers. Sure, there are a few versatile designs that work for almost every occasion, but with the amount of unique styles out there, there’s no harm in having options.

For some, the endless amount of new arrivals – each with a slightly different silhouette, a new type of fabric, or colour of the moment – is a dream come true. For others, those who have yet to become sneaker-obsessed, it can be overwhelming. If you’re the latter, don’t call it quits after you pick up a pair of plain white Spring Courts, which you’ll wear until they’re tired, read on for a breakdown of the top 5 sneakers you need to be wearing now. And for the rest of you, scroll on and enjoy the sneaker-porn, you’re welcome.

Plain and simple, these are the most basic form of sneakers and if you don’t own a pair, add them to your cart now. If styled right, you can get away with wearing these everywhere, from the boardroom to beers with the boys. Prices range from premium with brands like Royal Republiq, to so affordable you have no excuse not to own a pair, see Staple Superior.

A sports-inspired style that mimic the comfort of runners but not to be confused with actual runners. These sneakers are all about cool, casual comfort so keep them for easy weekends and off-duty days. Look to the big brands like Nike, adidas Originals and New Balance for the must-have silhouettes of the season.

Actual sport shoes fitted with performance-enhancing technologies that are worth investing in, no matter what your level of fitness is. Keep these styles strictly for when you’re hitting the gym. Trying to rock a pair with a suit on your commute home, or with boardies on your off days is just socially unacceptable. You’ve been warned.

Just pull on and go. These snug-fitting sneakers are relatively new to the shoe-game and it’s their ease of wear that makes us think they’ll be around for a while. All designers are jumping on this trend so it’s a matter of pure preference.

Sneakers so good they never go out of style. We’re talking heritage styles anywhere from Converse Chuck Taylors to Old Skool Vans, not to mention Nike Air Max’s to Puma Suede Classics. There’s no going wrong with the cult favourites.

THE ICONIC
Fashion Team
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