This holiday season beckons a sense of style that’s modern, sleek and effortlessly goes with your outfit. Whether it’s visiting the family for that awkward dinner or just letting loose with good music and good company, we’ve got the shoes to elevate your overall outfit with that stylish finishing touch. Here is our selection of contemporary sneakers from the latest collections this season.
Air Force 1 Low Leather Sneakers
Sky blue never looked so good. Nike released their latest Air Force 1 under its 1982 collection as a tribute to the signature style. These low leather sneakers are made of sky blue and white leather. On the tongue you’ll find embroidered gold lettering marking the fortieth anniversary of the collection. These Air Force 1s are detailed with perforations and feature the iconic Swoosh in contrasting white. Although a style for this season, I can see myself rocking a pair of these for that impromptu road trip during summertime or pairing it with a white tee for that last minute visit to the mall. Mr Porter.
Flow Runner Leather-Trimmed Suede and Nylon Sneakers
Timberland better look out, there’s a new suede in town. In all seriousness though, Loewe’s have outdone themselves this time with their latest addition. Their Flow Runner sneakers make going to Thanksgiving something warm and comfortable to look forward to. These sneakers are branded with the label’s distinctive looped ‘L’ at the sides with fine Italian craftsmanship that feature panels of durable nylon and soft suede in a low-top versatile design. Get ready to dust off that lumberjacket that’s been sleeping in your closet for the past five years, it’s almost time to look for a turkey. Mr Porter.
+ DESCENDANT Campus Leather-Trimmed Suede Sneakers
When I look at this, I think leather jacket, matte black Ducati scrambler and a night I won’t remember. In mischievous dark-grey with subtle blue undertones, adidas Consortium introduces their latest addition for the DESCENDANT collection. The label from Tetsu and Mikiko Nishiyama rework their classic ‘Campus’ sneakers into a fresh pair that calls for adventure. These suede sneakers are trimmed with leather and feature the signature ‘DCDT’ logo embroidered along the heel tabs. New Year’s just got a whole lot exciting. Mr Porter.
Valentino Garavani Logo-Detailed Leather and Mesh Sneakers
All-white, all night. When we talk about sleek and effortless shoes, we’re certainly talking about the Valentino Garavani’s sneakers. These exquisite pair are definitely a must have, just steer clear of puddles, muddy sidewalks or any sidewalk for that matter. These exquisite pair are for occasions with an indoor setting. Drawing its inspiration from retro skater styles, these sneakers are made from leather panelled with mesh and feature the ‘VLOGO’ moniker detail on its tongue. Mr Porter.
Ultraboost 22 Leather-Trimmed Primeknit Sneakers
Ultra-modern, ultra-sleek, ultra-boost. Here are Y-3’s Ultraboost 22 sneakers to go with your smartwatch and AirPods. These futuristic sneakers are the creation of a minimalist design skewed to a sporty style. Made from flexible Primeknit encased in a sleek mould, these sneakers feature Y-3’s BOOST midsole to ensure comfort in every step. So, if you’re looking for something to show off to your Gen-Z nephews on the holidays – these are the pair to skip around with. Mr Porter.
Screener Webbing-Trimmed Perforated Leather Sneakers
Have you ever imagined getting two one-way tickets to Paris and bringing your significant other on a romantic getaway? No? Just me? Well, any grand gesture is about the gusto and impression. So, while you work out the kinks for a night to remember, here’s a pair of stylish sneakers to help you take their breath away. The Gucci two-tone ‘Screener’ sneakers, a timeless pair taking cues from their classic 70s styles. Made in Italy, these sneakers come in leather and feature detailed perforated panels, Gucci’s signature striped webbing and of course the iconic ‘GG’ logos at the vamps. Mr Porter.
Katharina Rubber-Trimmed Metallic Nylon Hiking Sneakers
Something new, something trendy, something for those morning hikes with your cousins post that family Thanksgiving dinner at Grandma’s. Introducing ROA’s Katharina Hiking Sneakers, a durable pair to sweat out those servings of mashed potatoes and thick slices of pumpkin pie. These sneakers give off a sleek overall appeal and are built for tough terrains. Featuring lightweight water-repellent nylon with reinforced rubber trims, getting to that bonding moment overlooking a captivating scenery just became doable. Mr Porter.
MiUK 920 Leather, Mesh and Suede Sneakers
New Balance’s contemporary ‘MiUK 920’ sneakers takes inspiration from their archived classics. Talking about sweating off that holiday weight (soon to come), these fresh pair will do just that. Of course, that’s not to say that’s all they’ll do. Match these with a pair of jeans and a bomber jacket, now you’ve found yourself a night out with your mates. These fresh pair are made of white, red and grey leather with grey mesh and black suede. In addition, these sneakers feature New Balance’s signature ENCAP midsole, ensuring comfort and support. Mr Porter.