These Are the Most Popular Sneakers at New York Fashion Week SS20
Ranging from highly coveted collabs to streetwear staples.
Fashion month is off to a busy start with shows from brands at New York Fashion Week like Sies Marjan, Helmut Lang and Tommy Hilfiger. While runway looks are a must-see, another major part of Fashion Week are the street styles seen on celebrities, models, influencers and more.
Apart from highly-coveted heels from brands like Bottega Veneta and fall-friendly boots, a wide range of sneakers were spotted on the street. Before we move onto London, Milan and Paris in the following weeks, we captured some of the most popular sneakers this season at Fashion Week, including high-end options like Balenciaga‘s Track sneakers and collabs by brands like Nike, sacai and A-COLD-WALL*. Scroll down to take a full look, and while you’re here make sure to check out the best street style looks at NYFW.
Raf Simons and adidas‘ collaborative pieces have always been highly coveted, including the recent Ozweego silhouette. These oversized sneakers arrive in a leather and textile upper, complemented with a metallic silver misole for a strong contrast.
WHERE TO COP: Available at adidas’ web store for $400 USD.
A streetwear staple, the Nike Air Jordan Mid 1 silhouette arrives in a wide range of shades and materials. Pictured during Fashion Week are some simple but must-have iterations in hues like black, white, orange and light teal.
WHERE TO COP: Available at Nike’s web store.
First introduced towards the end of last year, Off-White™ and Nike‘s Zoom Fly arrive in a bold “Tulip Pink” and all-black iterations. Sporting a deconstructed theme, the transparent upper features a stitched Swoosh branding along with the “FOAM” tag placed on the midsole unit.
WHERE TO COP: Available at Stadium Goods with prices ranging from $350 USD to $699 USD.
One of Balenciaga‘s newest silhouettes, the Track sneaker debuted as part of the house’s Fall/Winter 2018 collection. Initially available in three colorways, the shoe is now available in more iterations. The maximalist design is complete with 176 separate pieces, creating an open-air structure featuring metallic mesh materials.
WHERE TO COP: Available at Balenciaga for $895 USD.
One of the most wish listed sneaker collaborations this year, the COMME des GARÇONS x Nike Shox TL was introduced on Rei Kawakubo’s Spring/Summer 2019 runway. Arriving in two colorways – white and black, the trainers are complete with metal hardware chain sporting the brand’s logo wrapped around the shoe. The Swoosh is accented with frayed fabric around the borders.
WHERE TO COP: Available at COMME des GARÇONS and Dover Street Market stores.
Another highly coveted collaboration of the year, the sacai x Nike LDWaffle and Blazer Mid arrive in colors like green and orange, as well as grey and white for a monochrome version. Making their debut on sacai’s Pre-Fall 2019 runway, the trainers are designed with a reconstructed aesthetic, sporting two Swooshes laid on top of each other on the laterals. You can also add furry accessories to these pairs for a cozy look.
WHERE TO COP: An online raffle draw for purchase at sacai’s Aoyama, Sanlitun Beijing and On Lan Street Hong Kong locations will take place for the LDWaffle on September 12. Head over to sacai’s Instagram feed for more details.
Introduced early this year, A-COLD-WALL* and Nike‘s collaborative low-top sneaker comes in two colorways – red and “Solarised.” Crafted with Japanese Nylon, the shoe sports iridescent tones and is finished off with an ACW* tag on the toe box and heel cap.
WHERE TO COP: The black iteration of the A-COLD-WALL* x Nike Zoom Vomero +5 is available at A-COLD-WALL*’s web store for £170 GBP (approximately $210 USD).
adidas Originals tapped AriZona Ice Tea for an unconventional collaboration featuring a range of slides and sneakers. The lineup features silhouettes like the Continental 80 and Yung-1 dressed in AriZona’s signature colors and patterns.
WHERE TO COP: Available at Stadium Goods with prices ranging from $399 USD to $500 USD.
Chunky dad sneakers have become a streetwear staple, including New Balance‘s 990v4 silhouette. While the classic design arrives in tonal grey hues, the sneaker was also seen in the brand’s collaboration with Stussy, receiving a creamy white treatment.
WHERE TO COP: Available at Stadium Goods for $119 USD.
Originally released in 2017, the YEEZY BOOST 700 has been sold out in minutes for each re-release. The “Wave Runner” colorway recently dropped with with sizing options available for toddlers, children and adults. Arriving in a mesh upper, the design is complete with colorblocked overlays and hints of orange and dark blue peeping through the midsole.
WHERE TO COP: While sold out, keep your eyes peeled on YEEZY Supply’s website for future drops.
Ibn Jasper x Converse Pro Leather
Converse has tapped barber, skater, designer and stylist Ibn Jasper for its classic Pro Leather silhouette. The shoe arrives in an upper crafted with white leather and grey suede, and is finished off with a zipper down the lacing area. The lace dubrae is branded “1976,” representing the debut year of the shoe, while Converse’s signature star can be found on the laterals.
WHERE TO COP: The Ibn Jasper x Converse Pro Leather is slated to drop on Converse’s web store and select retailers globally on September 26 for $120 USD.