Puma Ignite evoKNIT 3D
Hot on the knitted heels of its high-collared Ignite evoKNIT, Puma is back with a new low-profile update. The brand’s 3D pack debuts the sleek runner, which features knitted technology across the upper and a cushioned Ignite Foam sole, in three colourways – winetasting, black and steel grey.
Available at Hanon, priced £99.
Vault by Vans x Horween Old Skool Cup LX
Pulling on more than 100-years of experience at the famed Horween Leather Company, Vans is releasing new luxey iterations of the Sk8-Hi and Old Skool. The skate brand’s six-shoe holiday pack features Horween leather uppers in a range of rich colours, with contrasting white soles.
Available from December 10 at The Goodhood Store, priced £150.
It’s fair to say the NMD created quite a stir amongst sneakerheads in 2016. Building on the original blueprint, Adidas has unveiled the latest evolution of the silhouette. The R2 steps out in the same Primeknit construction, minus the outer EVA plug, with a waxed-suede heel-patch, branded heel-pull tab and an all over striped motif.
Available at adidas, priced £129.95.
New Balance X Norse Projects Danish Weather Pack 2.0
Want all the form of a sneaker with the function of a boot? A rugged hybrid model could be the answer. Designed to be as comfortable as your favourite runners, but built to withstand the elements, New Balance has partnered with Scandinavian brand Norse Projects to deliver the Rainier.
Available from December 10 at End, priced £tbc.
After being M.I.A. for a cool minute, the Fila Bubbles is finally back in action. The iconic 90s basketball-lifestyle model, now considered to be a rare gem on the collector market, is returning in an OG colourway nearly two decades since its original release.
Available from December 7 at Sneakers N Stuff, priced £100.
Nike Flyknit Racer Earth Tones
Despite being more than four years since the first Flyknit debuted at the London Olympics in 2012, Nike’s game-changing sneaker hasn’t tired one bit. One of the latest models to get the knitted treatment is the Flyknit Racer, and the model has now gained new earth tone colourways for winter.
Available from December 9 at Nike, priced £135.
Converse Jack Purcell x Bunney
Adding some bling to its best-selling badminton shoe, Converse has put a ring on it with London-based jewellery lifestyle brand, Bunney. The brand’s Jack Purcell signature has gained a unique cloth upper designed by Linton Mills as well as the Nike Zoom Air footbed for maximum comfort.
Available from December 9 at Converse, priced £120.
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