Must have sneakers for Spring '18

18 Apr 2018

Spring has finally sprung. Longer, lighter evenings are here at last. We have hand-picked some must-have Men's & Women's sneaker styles for the season.


Y-3 Suberou High Top Sneakers in Triple Black

The slip on sock-like construction of Y-3's Suberou brings with it a clean laceless design, with a premium blend of mesh and neoprene layers. The streamlined, minimal silhouette is emphasised in the triple black colour way, balanced with contrasting Y-3 branding in white. Y-3's branding is taken up a notch with Japanese Designer Yohji Yamamoto's own signature placed across the mid foot. A foam midsole and leather lining ensure excellent comfort and wear, while a base layer of black rubber delivers cushioned support.

Why we picked this item: The wearable design and effortless, slip on build is perfect for on-the-go dressing during the warmer months. With a supportive, cushioned design the Suberou provides a comfortable sneaker experience that is hard to rival. Plus, finished with bold Y-3 branding they pass the style test.


Raf Simons Detroit Runner Sneaker In Talc White

Raf Simons' coveted collaboration with Adidas continues for SS18 delivering the Talc White colour-way to the popular Raf Simons' Runner style. A true hybrid sneaker, the Detroit Runner boasts a futuristic chunky rubber sole offset with a canvas upper. The unique sneakers are finished with soft tonal detailing and subtle branding. The bold sci-fi style sole creates a powerful juxtaposition with the classic canvas low top upper, pushing the shoe into the category of forward-thinking streetwear. The thick tread sole brings a fearless bite to the sneaker, balanced well with tonal elements and RS branding to the heel.

Why we picked this item: The Detroit Runners' Talc White is a real summer-ready colour way, achieving a satisfying tonal contrast we just love. The Detroit Runner delivers an enviable update on a summer favourite, the canvas sneaker, an update that is sure to turn heads.


Both Paris Leather Low Top Sneakers Nude/Orange

With 30 years of rubber research behind them, Both Paris are masters of adapting the versatile fabric to their cutting edge production methods, the outcome of which are highly technical and original sneaker styles. Build from hand cut leather and rubber, these low top sneakers in nude/orange feature the brand's unique hand-moulded vacuumed rubber disc, applied to the upper, creating a fluid melting-like effect that is not seen anywhere else.

Why we picked this item: If nothing else, these sneakers are exceptionally unique in their design. Built purely from leather and rubber, durability and long wear is guaranteed. With a specialised production process backed up by years of research and experimentation, these sneakers are the end prize of a long creative process, progressing from trial and error to masterful design and artisanal craftsmanship.



Yeezy Suede Desert Boot Graphite

If you have an active summer with lots of walking ahead of you, look no further. Yeezy's Season 6 offering brings us these desert boots. Cut to ankle length, these boots are built from supple panels of suede and mesh panels. With a round toe and lace up design, the boots feature a padded tongue and chunky treaded rubber sole. In all over Graphite black, the boots feature subtle contrast stitching and tonal laces, for an off duty look that will see you stomping proudly across all kinds of terrain.

Why we picked this item: Not all summers are spent hanging out by the pool, and for more physically demanding tasks, foot wear must go up a level. For the Season 6 desert boot, Yeezy fuses performance led design with everyday practical comfort, resulting in a reliable ankle boot that will have you treading confidently into next season.


Shishu Stan Low Top Sneakers White 
These low top sneakers from Y-3 combine iconic Adidas design elements with artful updates from Japanese Designer Yohji Yamamoto. Featuring an abstract 3D embroidered design throughout, these Shishu sneakers feature Y-3 branding to the tongue and heel overlay, with Adidas' classic trefoil logo on the sole. With a low top silhouette, these sneakers blend traditional wearable design with edgier, contemporary elements. Why we picked this item: The light colour palette of these sneakers enhances the texture of the embroidery and suede panels, and makes the sneakers perfect for summer, while black laces add definition. 

Golden Goose Deluxe Brand Cracked Sparkle Superstar Sneakers Gold

The low top sneakers from Golden Goose feature a gold tone metallic 'cracked' leather finish, alongside the brand's signature worn-in, smudged detailing. Combining a glitzy sparkle with distressed detailing, these sneakers perfectly encapsulate 'glamorous grunge'. Carrying signature branded details throughout, the sneakers sport a white leather appliqué star on the side, branded tongue, and stamped embossed logo.

Why we picked this item: Bound to put a spring in your step, these sneakers are anything but ordinary, embodying laid back, effortless cool.