Valentino Camouflage-Print Felt Sneakers
Life’s too short to wear boring shoes, so opt for the latest incarnation of Valentino’s best-selling Rockrunners. Skillfully crafted in Italy, they combine two of the brand’s signatures – rockstuds and camouflage – in tonal grey and black felt. You might have to skip a few meals to afford them but, hey!
Available at Mr Porter, priced £510.
Adidas Originals Ashington
Celebrating 60 years since Sir Bobby Charlton made his debut at the Theatre of Dreams, Adidas has teamed up with Manchester United to create the Ashington. Named after the hometown of one of England’s greatest ever players and based on the boots he wore throughout his career; the sneaker is finished with the famous Red Devil emblem in gold foil on the heel.
Available 27 October at Adidas, priced £89.95.
Lanvin Patent Toe Cap Low Sneaker
France’s oldest couture house has hit the sweet spot between sportswear and high fashion with its sneakers for almost a decade. This season, Lanvin continues to update its covetable cap low style with butter-soft suede uppers in earthy tones, finished with the all-important glossy patent toe box.
Available at End, priced £275.
Saucony Grid SD ‘Pumpkin Spice’
Forget falling leaves and darkening nights, apparently its pumpkin spice drinks that now signal when autumn is in full flow. Giving the sneaker world a caffeine kick of its own, the Saucony Grid SD runner has been reworked with burnt orange and brown uppers and a tongue featuring latte art design.
Available 28 October at Hanon, priced £129.
New Balance ‘London Cab’ 1500
To celebrate the opening of its London flagship, New Balance has created a tourist souvenir you won’t cringe about buying. Styled on the capital’s iconic black cab, the sneakers feature matte leather uppers paired with an orange tongue to represent the rooftop light. Like a real Hackney carriage, you’ll probably have to fight with a few others to hail them down off the shelves.
Available at exclusively at New Balance 287-291 Oxford Street, London, priced £160.
Nike Air Zoom Talaria Safari
Going on safari once meant coming face-to-face with some pretty scary beasts. Luckily now unleashing your inner explorer is as easy as slipping on a pair of sneakers. Marking 30 years since Tinker Hatfield first used the print, the recently revived 1997 Air Zoom Talaria has been taken for a walk on the wild side.
Available 27 October at Nike, priced tbc.
Asics x Colette Gel Lyte V Yukata
Kimono-inspired clothing was in no short supply at the autumn/winter 2016 shows and it seems samurai styling has now made its way south to sneakers. In teaming up with French premium retailer Colette for Japan Fashion Week, Asics’ Gel-Lyte V has gained embroidered graphics on the leather and mesh uppers.
Available 29 October at End, priced £130.
Puma States x Stampd
Already responsible for some of the most stripped-back Puma silhouettes to date, LA based streetwear brand Stampd is at it again with a minimalist version of the States court shoe. Done up in hairy khaki suede, the tonal style features a perforated formstripe on top of a clean white sole unit.
Available 29 October at Hanon, priced £79.
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