Sneakers are grossly underestimated, despite the fact that they are the ‘casual’ kicks that he to push the boundaries of fashion, style and functionality. Sneakers help to add a unique and appealing touch to your appearance and can also help to make a huge fashion statement.
This perhaps has necessitated fashion houses and shoe makers to make some crazy and incredible sneakers that you can only dream of. Here are some of the craziest you can find out there.
While this sneakers looks like something your dad or a man that belongs in the past would pair with boot-cut jeans and a polo shirt from the late ‘90s that has seen better days, these chunky trainers are however the height of fashion, if the words of the luxury French label are anything to go by.
The sneakers come pre-distressed and in an array of colours including black, brown, and gaudy fluorescent-green. It also features a bizarre triple-stacked sole that captures sneakerheads’ newfound obsession with ugly-chic trainers.
COMME des GARÇONS x Nike Air Force 1
The French-sounding Japanese label has been busy over the years remixing a lot of Nike classics but they just unveiled what’s probably their zaniest re-interpretation in July of 2017 when they dropped the Air Force 1s.
These sneakers were customised with moulded rubber dinosaurs on each toe in all-black, white-and-yellow, and white-and-blue colourways. Their choice of dinosaurs remains a mystery but nonetheless makes the shoes look cool.
Gucci leather platform Sneakers
There’s nothing unusual about these classic white leather lace-ups that displays the distinctive red-and-green web-trim of Gucci, except that it provides the loftiest platforms that has been unavailable since the disco era left the scene.
Nike HyperAdapt 1.0
Nike is in the forefront of bringing this to realisation as they recently dropped their back to the Future style kicks in the month of October of this year.
Though the HyperAdapts appear not to look quite as spacey as what you have seen in movies, the fully automated ‘power laces’ are just as impressive, even as they come with a hefty price tag of 300, 000 Naira.
Y-3 Bball Cage
This one pushes the boundaries and came about as a result of a collaboration between Adidas and Japanese designer Yohji Yamamoto. This jet black futuristic sneakers features a laceless upper, a rubber cage midsole, and the three stripes’ signature boost material of Adidas on the sole.
This Sock-fit sneakers are some of the hottest footwear trend but not many pairs feature half a wetsuit stretching right up to the knees.