There has been a heatwave, it’s hot, gonna rain over the weekend; woebetide us, we are definitely using all three excuses for a good shop over the weekend. This week we are focusing on cool kicks for 1883’s ultimate trainer edit, where we’ve selected the creme de la creme of trainers for your convenience. You can thank us later.
1.YEEZY BOOST 350 V2
Drop everything – Kanye West and Adidas have announced the long awaited return of YEEZY BOOST 350 V2. Available in White, Core Black and Red, the drop of the distinctly designed shoe will most likely sell out fast – so run to an Adidas store and grab a pair while you can!
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2. KEEN UNEEK – #UNEEKPERSPECTIVES
This week, open-air footwear pros KEEN UNEEK have revealed their #UNEEKPERSPECTIVES global campaign. Modeled by a selection of London Creatives, KEEN UNEEK’s coveted new collection embodies urban life using modern performance technology and provides a way for their customer to access the street wear trend in the height of a heatwave.
RRP £62.51 available at Keen Footwear
3.Alyx Studio x Vans
Across the pond in Russia, an Alyx Studio x Vans collaboration has been released. Adding their own flair to Vans’s classic design, this shoe will slip easily into your everyday life.
RRP £93.77 available from Opening Ceremony
4.Fila’s Disruptor 2 OG White
Looking for a trainer for Summer with support? Treat yourself to Fila’s Disruptor 2 OG White with soles that will make you never want to take them off. With their crisp white design, unimposing but recognizable branding and jagged soles, you can’t go wrong with an O.G.
RRP £50.79 available from Fila
5. Balenciaga’s Speed Runners
Red is the colour of the moment. Why not embrace it with Balenciaga’s Speed Runners in mesmerizing Red? A simple and incredibly contemporary design makes up a shoe that is the cherry on top of any outfit. Slip on, slip off, enjoy.
RRP £435 from Balenciaga
6. Nike’s Air Max 95s
After their incredible success with Nike’s Air Max 95s, trainer legends Nike are giving the people what they want with their new colourway, Cobblestone. Light and perfect for the work to bar situation. Smart athleisure wear that works for the modern person.
RRP £125 from Offspring
7. Commes des Garcons Novesta trainers
CDG is the gift that keeps on giving. Arriving on Friday 2nd June in the Good Design Shop, the Commes des Garcons Novesta trainers are everything you’d want in a summer trainer: light colour, hot branding, comfort and emitting a general coolness. Expect heads to turn.
RRP £175 available from Ssense
8. adidas Original Campus
Adidas are the king of reinventing classic styles by adding a new, modern twist. Check out the new adidas Original Campus shoe for a mixture of throwback and futuristic vibes with vibrant colours such as deep navy blue.
RRP £69.95 available from Adidas
Words by Kerri Stolerman