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The Best Sneakers of 2017 ( So Far )

WE’RE HEADING INTO FALL THIS MONTH WITH MORE HYPED NOT YET RELEASE SNEAKERS. THIS YEAR WE SAW A COMBINATION OF UPDATED CLASSICS, VIBRANT COLOR WAYS, UNIQUE ELEMENTS AND DESIGNER COLLABORATIONS. THE BEST SNEAKERS OF 2017 SO FAR HAS BEEN DOMINATED HANDS DOWN BY NIKE, ADIDAS AND JORDANS BUT THERE ARE SOME INDEPENDENT BRANDS MAKING OUR LIST.

LET’S BEGIN!!!

NIKE X OFF WHITE COLLECTION

OFF WHITE X NIKE PRESTOS 2017 BEST SNEAKERS 

THE PRERELEASE LAUNCH OF OFF-WHITE X NIKE “ THE TEN “ SNEAKERS END IN NYC BEFORE THE LONDON RELEASE ON SEPT 14TH. ACCORDING TO @THEYEEZYMAFIA, THE COLLECTION BETWEEN NIKE & OFF WHITE WILL BE OBTAINED FOR A REASONABLE PRICE POINT. THIS IS A BIG SHOCK KNOWING THE PRICES OFF-WHITE HIGH FASHION STREETWEAR LABEL, WHICH RANGES OVER THE THOUSANDS. AS OF RIGHT KNOW THE FIVE-COLLAB IS THE: BLAZER MID ($130), AIR JORDAN 1 ($190), AIR PRESTO ($160), AIR MAX 90 ($160), AND AIR MAX VAPORMAX ($250). THE COLLABORATION WITH OFF-WHITE DESIGNER VIRGIL ABLOH SHOWCASES A DECONSTRUCTION OF THE CLASSICS AND ELEMENTS LIKE UNLINED OVERLAYS, MISSING SWOOSHES, AIR IN QUOTES ON THE LACES, SOLES, AND WRITTEN DESCRIPTIONS OF THE SHOES. FYI MICHAEL JORDAN PERSONALLY WANTED VIRGIL TO DO THE COLLAB OF THE JORDAN 1. AS OF NOW YOU CAN BY AT STADIUMGOODS FOR 2,495.

 

NIKE X VAPOR MAX

 NIKE VAPAR MAX 2017 BEST SNEAKERS

THE NIKE VAPOR MAX RELEASED BACK IN MARCH, WITH THE 30TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE AIR MAX 1 THAT STARTED IT ALL. THERE WERE VERSIONS MADE WITH COMME DES GARÇONS AND OFF-WHITE WHICH HAVE GENERATED THE MOST BUZZ AMONGST FASHION-FORWARD TYPES, BUT THE REASON THEY’VE BEEN A HIT WITH AVERAGE CUSTOMERS IS THEY LOOK LIKE THE FIRST NIKE SNEAKER IN A WHILE THAT SUGGESTS A VISION OF THE FUTURE. OWNING THE COOL GREY’S AND ROCKING THEM DAY AND NIGHT I’M SOLD ON THE TECHNOLOGY, FIT AND LOOK WHICH MATCH GREAT WITH OUR FRENCH TERRY TEES.

 

NIKE AIR MORE UPTEMPO X SUPREME

 NIKE SUPREME BEST SNEAKERS

THE AIR MORE UPTEMPO WAS ORIGINALLY RELEASED IN 1996, I REMEMBER BACK IN ELEMENTARY DAYS WHEN THE UPTEMPOS CAME OUT. EVERY STORE WAS SOLD OUT OF THE UPTEMPOS IN MINUTES. FAST FORWARD THE CLASSIC SNEAKERS INCORPORATES NUBUCK UPPERS ALONG WITH CUSTOM LEATHER, AS WELL AS THE INCONSPICUOUS EMBOSSED SUPREME BRANDING ON THE SIDES. FINISHING TOUCHES INCLUDE THE ICONIC THREE AIR-SOLE UNITS AND ELASTIC GORES FEATURED ACROSS THE TONGUES OF THE SNEAKERS. COMING IN THREE DIFFERENT COLORWAYS – GOLD, RED AND BLACK — THE SUPREME X NIKE AIR MORE UPTEMPO 

 

NIKE AIR MAX 97 (SILVER BULLET)

NIKE AIR MAX BULLET BEST SNEAKERS 2017

RELEASED IN THE US ON APRIL 13, 2017 FOR $175. THESE ARE ONE OF MY FAVORITE CLASSICS IN THE 90’S. THE AIR MAX 97 ULTRA ’17, WHICH FEATURES A REBUILT UPPER AND SOLE WITH LIGHTER MATERIALS. THE “AIR MAX” TYPE ON THE HEEL STRIPES HAVE BEEN UPDATED AS WELL, WHILE THE SIGNATURE 3M REFLECTIVE TRACKS ON THE UPPER ARE NOW “TAPED” RATHER THAN EMBROIDERED. THESE BAD BOYS PAIR GREAT WITH SOME MESH BASKETBALL SHORTS OR TRACK PANTS AND GREY FRENCH TERRY TEE.

 

NIKE AIR MAX PLUS

NIKE AIR MAX PLUS 2017 BEST SNEAKERS

RELEASED IN 1998 THIS BOLD GRADIENT SHOE TOOK VIBRANT COLORS TO THE NEXT LEVEL. IF I WAS TO TELL YOU THE WORST STORY HOW I OBTAIN THESE SHOES BACK IN THE DAYS YOU WOULD LOL. NOW THERE BACK WITH THE AIR MAX PLUS WHICH HAS BEEN MORE HYPED UP THAN OTHERS, COMBINATION OF BLACK/BLUE FOLLOWED BY THE 1998 LIGHT BLUE VERSION ($190) AND WHITE/ORANGE “SUNBURN” VERSION (ABOUT $180). BUT REGARDLESS OF THE COLOR SCHEME, THE AIR MAX PLUS WAS THIS YEAR CLASSIC COME BACK SHOE.

 

NIKELAB AIR FORCE 1 DOWNTOWN X ACRONYM

ACRONYM NIKELAB BEST SNEAKERS 2017

THE ACRONYM TECHNICAL BRAND LED BY CANADIAN DESIGNER ERROLSON HUGH ONCE AGAIN TAKES ON THE AIR FORCE 1, ARRIVING IN THE FORM OF THE HIGH-TOP AIR FORCE 1 DOWNTOWN. TACTICAL DETAILS RUN THROUGHOUT, INCLUDING A MILSPEC STRAP CLOSURE, AND MILITARISTIC BRANDING, WHILE QUALITY LEATHER LOFTS UP THE DESIGN. THREE TOTAL COLORWAYS WERE MADE AVAILABLE AS PART OF A LIMITED NIKELAB RELEASE. PAIRS NICELY WITH OUR BLACK FRENCH TERRY TEE.

 

NIKE X TOM SACHS MARS YARD SHOE 2.0

TOM SACHS BEST SNEAKERS 2017

THE MARS SPACE SHOE DESIGNED FROM SCRATCH BY NEW YORK ARTIST TOM SACHS- DEBUTED IN 2012. THESE WERE EXCLUSIVE TO PURCHASE AT THE EXHIBITED, WHICH SOLD OUT IN A MATTER OF DAYS. AFTER A COUPLE WEARS OF THE SPACE AGE FABRIC ON THE UPPERS MANY COLLECTORS AT THE TIME EXPERIENCED RIPPING AFTER REPEATED WEARS. AFTER RECONSTRUCTION OF THE UPPERS THEY HAVE RELEASED THIS JUNE AND HAVE BEEN A SUMMER STAPLE WITH OUR BEIGE FRENCH TERRY TEE

 

NIKE X RICCARDO TISCI DUNK LUX CHUKKA

TISCI NIKE BEST SNEAKERS 2017

DEBUTING DURING NYFW, TISCI’S CLEAN AESTHETICS RANGES FROM THE 80’S BASKETBALL SNEAKER WITH AN ENLARGED SWOOSH. THE FULL-GRAIN LEATHER SNEAKER FEATURES ROLLED EDGES ON THE UPPER, RT LOGO AND NIKE SWOOSH DEBOSSED ON THE HEEL. FINALLY, A DROP-IN LUNARLON INSOLE FOR ULTRA-SOFT CUSHIONING AND MEMORY FOAM IN THE QUILTED LEATHER COLLAR AND TONGUE FINISH OFF THE SLEEK DESIGN

 

NIKE AIR MAX 1 OG “30 ANNIVERSARY”

NIKE AIR MAX 2017 BEST SNEAKERS

1987 WAS THE 1ST RELEASED OF THE NIKE’S AIR MAX 1, THIS SNEAKER REVOLUTIONIZE THE SNEAKER INDUSTRY. THE 30TH ANNIVERSARY BROUGHT BACK THE ORIGINAL MODEL WITH A SUBTLE TOE BOX SHAPED. DESIGNER TINKER HATFIELD TOOK INSPIRATION FROM THE CENTER GEORGES-POMPIDOU IN PARIS. PAIRS GREAT WITH OUR BLUE FRENCH TERRY TEE OR DARK DENIM COLLARLESS SHIRT.

 

NIKE ACG.07.KMTR

NIKE ACG BEST SNEAKERS 2017

THE ACG.07.KMTR 1ST GOT MY ATTENTION ON INSTAGRAM WHEN RONNIE FIEG WAS STUNTIN ON THE INSTAGRAM. THE UPPER TRANSFORMS FROM ITS LOOSE, OPEN STATE INTO A SLEEK, FAST SILHOUETTE THAT MARRIES GRACEFULLY TO A FULL-RUBBER BOTTOM WITH WET TRACTION LUGS FOUR-WAY STRETCH WATER-RESISTANT UPPER SHELL THAT CONFORMS TO THE FOOT THROUGH AN INTEGRATED DRAW CORD AND STABILIZES VIA A FOREFOOT STRAP EQUIPPED WITH A MAGNETIC BUCKLE. THE BLACK COLORWAY IS BEING MARKED UP ON EBAY ALL DAY OR YOU CAN PURCHASE OTHER COLORS WAYS ON NIKE WEBSITE

 

NIKE AIR MAESTRO II X RONNIE FIEG KITH SPORT COLLECTION

NIKE MAESTRO II BEST SNEAKERS 2017

RONNIE FIEG DEBUTED THESE BAD BOYS ON THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 7 DURING NYFW AT HIS KITH SPORT COLLECTION WHICH WE SAW THE PURPLE UPDATED VERSION OF THE NIKE AIE MAESTRO II. THIS WAS THE SAME SHOES SCOTTIE PIPPEN WORE DURING THE 1994 NBA ALL-STAR GAME. THE COLOR PURPLE MAESTRO IS A NOD TO PIPPEN’S ALMA MATER CENTRAL ARKANSAS.

 

ADIDAS X CALABASAS

ADIDAS CALABASAS 2017 BEST SNEAKERS

 

THIS 80’S ADIDAS TRAINER WAS UPDATED WITH ITS GOLD FOIL CALABASAS STAMP. THESE CALABASAS FEATURE A PREMIUM WHITE LEATHER UPPER WITH PERFORATED STRIPES, GREEN ADIDAS BRANDING AND A RED TREFOIL LOGO. ONCE THE CALABASAS DROP IN MARCH, PEOPLE PAID MORE THAN $1,000 TO HOLD ON TO THESE PAIRS. RETAIL IF YOU GOT YOUR HANDS ON THESE YOU WERE PAYING $120 ON ADIDAS. PAIRS GREAT WITH OUR LIGHT DENIM.

 

ADIDAS X GAZELLE

ADIDAS GAZELLE BEST SNEAKERS 2017 

BEING A SOCCER HEAD I GREW UP SEEING THE GAZELLES EVERY WEEKEND DURING TOURNAMENTS. THE ULTIMATE SIMPLICITY FOR DECADES AND STRIVING, WE HAVE SEEN THE LIKES OF KANYE WEST STUNTING THESE 3 STRIPE UPPER SUEDE GAZELLES

 

ADIDAS ORIGINALS X DANIEL ARSHAM

BEST SNEAKERS 2017 ADIDAS DANIE ARSHAM

I FIRST SAW THESE ON INSTAGRAM AS A GIFTING TO THE LIKE OF RONNIE FIEG AND OTHER INFLUENCERS. THEN WHEN HE DEBUTED THEM I WAS HOOKED ON THE 80’S RETRO ORIGINAL ICONIC RUNNER HAVE A HAND DRAWN DANIEL ARSHAM GRAPHIC PRINTED TONGUE LOGO AND HEEL TAB. FINALIZE BY A CONCEALED ELEMENT FEATURE ON THE SHOE WITH A HIDDEN MESSAGE MEANING SAYIN “ THE PAST IS PRESENT

 

ADIDAS EQT

ORIGINATED IN THE EART 90’S RELAUNCHED IN 2017. THE ESSENTIAL STREETWEAR SHOE PIECE FOR TH CREATORS OF THE PRESENT AND FUTURE. THE SHOE FEATURE INCLUDES FLAT – KNIT UPPER FOR SUPREME BREATHABILITY. CUSHY COMPRESSION-MOLDED EVA MIDSOLE, SIGNATURE EQT WEBBING TAPE INFUSED INTO THE LACING FOR ADDITIONAL SUPPORT.

 

ADIDAS UNCAGED

THESE PRIME KNIT UPPER ADAPTS TO YOUR FOOT AND DELIVERS A MINIMALIST FEEL, BUILT WITH ULTRA – CUSHIONED BOOST TRADEMARKED, THE MIDSOLE RETURNS ENERGY FROM YOUR FOOT STRIKE TO PROPEL YOU FORWARD.

 

ADIDAS ORIGINALS BY ALEXANDER WANG

ADIDAS ALEXANDER WANG BEST SHOES 2017

ALEXANDER WANG TAKES THESE SHOES TO THE NEXT LEVEL WITH HIS SPORTY AESTHETIC TO THE ICONIC ADIDAS BRAND’S APPAREL AND FOOTWEAR. THESE OVERSIZED SHAPES, PROVOCATIVE GRAPHICS, AND MINIMALIST DESIGNS CHARACTERIZE THIS SHOE AND HIS STYLE

 

ADIDAS X KANYE WEST BOOST 350 V2

 ADIDAS YEEZY BEST SNEAKER 2017

SOLD OUT WITHIN MINUTES LAUNCHING EXCLUSIVELY VIA ADIDAS ONLINE, THE ADIDAS CONFIRMED APP AND WEST’S OWN YEEZY SUPPLY E-COMMERCE SITE. THIS SHOE RETAILED AT $220, WHICH RESELLS FOR THOUSANDS. THE ZEBRA COLORWAY WAS RELEASE ON FEBRUARY 25, 2017. THE FEATURES INCLUDE A LARGE STRIPE RUNNING AROUND THE OUTER SIDE OF THE SHOE WITH THE CHARACTERS “ SPLY – 350 “. THE SOLE UPDATED TO BE TRANSPARENT, REMOVED HEEL TAB, AND BOOST MATERIAL MIDSOLE THROUGH A GRID-PATTERN OPENING ON THE OUTSOLE.

 


AIR JORDAN 1 NEW LOVE

 AIR JORDAN NEW LOVE BEST SNEAKERS 2017

STREET WEAR STAPLE SHOE RELEASED ON MAY 4TH SELLING OUT INSTANTLY. CURRENTLY STILL IN DEMAND AT STOCKX ITS BLACK AND YELLOW WHITE MIDSOLE AND YELLOW OUTSOLE STANDS OUT. THE ORIGINAL 07’ STYLE HAD SOME MINOR CHANGES INCLUDING THE PREMIUM SUEDE BLACK, PLASTIC COATED LOGO AND WITH AJ1 BEING EMBOSSED WING BRANDING.

 

AIR JORDAN 1 RETRO (ROYAL BLUE)

 AIR JORDAN 1 BLUE BEST NEW SNEAKERS 2017

THE VARSITY ROYALS APPEARS WITH A WHITE MIDSOLE AND BLUE BOTTOM, CONTRAST LEATHER PANELS, JORDAN BRANDING ON THE ANKLE COLLAR AND VINTAGE-INSPIRED NYLON TONGUE. THESE AIR JORDAN 1 RETRO HIGH OG (ROYAL) AN ORIGINAL COLORWAY OF MICHAEL JORDAN SIGNATURE SHOE.

 

AIR JORDAN 4 X KAWS

 

ARTIST KAWS WORKED ALONG WITH THE JORDAN BRAND, THIS SHOE FEATURES A BUTTERY GREY PREMIUM SUEDE UPPER, HAND GRAPHICS ARE STONED INTO THE UPPER, ALONG WITH THE MATCHING HANG TAG, MIDSOLE AND UPPER WINGS ARE ALSO WRAPPED IN SUEDE AND A GLOW IN THE DARK SOLE TO FINISH THE SHOE. CURRENTLY SELLING ON FIGHT CLUB FOR $1,500.

 

AIR JORDAN 12 X PUBLIC SCHOOL NYC

 

ONE OF OUR FAVORITE DESIGNERS MAXWELL OSBORNE X DAO-YI CHOW COLLABORATED WITH THE JORDAN BRAND TEAM TO GO GLOBAL WITH RELEASES IN NEW YORK CITY, MILAN AND PARIS. THESE AIR JORDAN 12 ARE IN 3 DISTINCT COLORWAYS. THE COLORS INCLUDE AN ALL-SUEDE OLIVE GREEN IN MILAN, THE BURGUNDY IN PARIS, AND WHEAT SUEDE TO REPRESENT NEW YORK INSPIRED BY THE COLOR OF THE TIMBERLAND BOOT.

 

BALENCIAGA TRIPLE S

 BALENCIAGA TRIPLE S BEST SNEAKERS 2017

KNOWN AS THE ‘ HIGH FASHION UGLY SNEAKERS OR DAD OLD SCHOOL RUNNING SHOE ‘ THESE UGLY SNEAKERS HAVE BEEN TRENDING ALL YEAR ON THE RUNWAY. THE TRIPLE S UPPER LOOK LIKE AN INSPIRED HIKING SHOE DESIGNED TO LOOK WORN. THE BALENCIAGA LOGO HAS BEEN EMBROIDED INTO A SIDE PANEL, THE UNISEX SHOE SNEAKERS COMES IN 4 COLOR WAYS.

 

BALENCIAGA SPEED TRAINER

 BEST SNEAKERS SO FAR 2017 SEPTEMBER

THESE SOCK-LIKE FIT HIGH TOP SNEAKERS RETAILED FOR $650 ARE WITH A WHITE TEXTURED SOLE. ROUNDED TOE, RIB KNIT- CUFF, FRENCH TERRY INSOLE, MEMORY SOLE AND SIGNATURE BALENCIAGA LOGO. MADE IN ITALY

 

FEAR OF GOD BASKETBALL SNEAKER

 FEAR OF GOD BASKETBALL SNEAKERS BEST 2017

ONE OF THE MOST EXPENSIVE SHOES ON OUR LIST. THESE LORENZO’S SHOES ARE LIKE NO OTHER. MADE IN ITALY, THESE BAD BOYS ARE PART OF HIS FIFTH COLLECTION. INSPIRED BY THE REEBOK AND LA GEAR KICKS, THESE HIGH TOPS FEATURE SMOOTH LEATHER PANELING AND A TWO-TONED COLOR WAY.

 

JOHN GEIGER 001

 BEST SNEAKERS 2017 JOHN GEIGER 001

THE SNEAKER LEGEND JOHN GEIGER KNOWN FOR HIS CUSTOM AIR FORCE 1 MISPLACED CHECKS DEBUTED HIS 1ST COLLECTION THIS YEAR. THE DETAIL IS LIKE NO OTHER, CUSTOM SHARKTOOTH SOLE WITH A VISIBLE AIR BUBBLE, ITALIAN SUEDE, EMBOSSED SOLE, WAXED LACES AND HANDMADE MADE IN USA.

NO.ONE BRAVO X UNION EDITION

BEST SNEAKERS 2017 NO.ONE BRAVO

FOUNDED IN VENICE BEACH, CALIFORNIA. THIS BRAND IMPORTS THE BEST LEATHERS AND SUPPLIES THROUGHOUT THE WORLD. ON STAFF SHOE COBBLERS LEAD BY JIMMY GORECKI AND SHOE VETERAN (FOUNDER) MARK GAINOR. THESE BRAVO INCLUDES EMBOSSED VACHETTA TONGUE AND HEEL, ITALIAN UPPER LEATHERS AND GERMAN ATHLETIC OUTSOLE. 

 

VANS OLD SCKOOL

 

RETURN OF VANS IS IN FULL EFFECT! ONE OF THE MORE AFFORDABLE SHOES ON OUR LIST RETAILING FOR $55 VANS IS A TIMELESS STAPLE TO YOUR WARDROBE. THE VANS OLD SCKOOL FEATURES THE CLASSIC SIDE STRIPE WITH A STURDY SUEDE AND CANVAS UPPER, PADDED COLLAR FOR OPTIMAL COMFORT AND SUPPORT.

 

CORRIDOR NYC X VICTORY SPORTSWEAR

 

THIS GREY SUEDE MIXED WITH JAPANESE INDIGO OVER DYED CANVAS. THESE ARE HAND CRAFTED IN MASSACHUSETTS ARE MADE TO ORDER. THESE SHOE RETAIL FOR $250.00

 

 

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