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Sneaker Series: The Sneakers To Know For Spring

Sneaker Series: The Sneakers To Know For Spring

It’s hard to escape the din of sneaker hype these days. And why would you want to? Trainers, sneakers, crepes – whatever you choose to call them, they’re now a cornerstone of the modern man’s wardrobe. But with the fashion pack clamouring for the latest pair of ‘It’ shoes, it can be hard to zone in on what really matters when selecting your new pair of trainers. Namely, your own personal taste. Here, we’ve compiled an edit of must-have sneakers to suit every whim, wardrobe and occasion. Easy shoes to fill.

Gucci GG Supreme brown leather low top trainer with GG printed Supreme canvas panels

THE GUCCI LOW TOP

A classic trainer in a classic Gucci print, these GG Supremes combine traditional elements with a contemporary silhouette. Smart and casual in equal measure, they’re both a good introduction to sneakers for the uninitiated, and a safe but stylish option for those with a

Off-White industrial high top trainers in red and white leather with the signature yellow tag

THE OFF-WHITE HIGH TOPS

A tried-and-tested streetwear essential, Off-White’s cult high top trainers are typical of the urban brand’s industrial aesthetic. In fact, the new-found ubiquity of trainers is in large part due to Virgil Abloh’s power-house of cool. Strap these onto your “feet” and prepare yourself for appreciative looks from fellow streetwear fans.

Two pairs of Valentino open band low-top trainers in white and black leather with the VLTN logo on the side panel

THE VALENTINO STUDDED TRAINERS

You may be of the opinion that your trainers are fine without embellishment, thank you. But we’d beg to differ – Valentino’s signature studs, AKA Rockstuds, lend these low-tops a luxe rock ‘n’ roll edge unrivalled by any other trainer. Ideal if you want to make a statement with what’s on your feet.

Valentino's rockrunner trainers in red and blue canouflage with studs

THE CAMOUFLAGE KICKS

In the market for a bit of fun? These camouflage trainers bring a sporty silhouette into contact with a playful, high-fashion print. Camouflage is always a winner, especially for down-time dressing, Put your best foot forward this season in a pair of signature Valentino Rockrunners.

Maison Margiela black logo sock trainers

THE SOCK TRAINER

A challenging style to pull off, but oh-so-worth it if you can. These Maison Margiela sock trainers have it all: the logo, the chunky sole and the avant-garde styling that is the brand’s calling card. Wear with turned-up trousers and a sweatshirt.