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MetiNews.Com - July is signalling the end of lockdown and life returning to a new version of normal and what better way to celebrate than investing in new kicks. Each month, we will be compiling our favourite footwear drops to have on your radar, so mark your calendars. From Nike, to Adidas, via Vans and New Balance, we have gathered the trainers worth investing in to take your sneaker
Breaking News ! July is signalling the end of lockdown and life returning to a new version of normal and what better way to celebrate than investing in new kicks. Each month, we will be compiling our favourite footwear drops to have on your radar, so mark your calendars. From Nike, to Adidas, via Vans and New Balance, we have gathered the trainers worth investing in to take your sneaker collection to new heights, including covetable collaborations you will need to cop ASAP. Set to be instant sell outs – run, don’t walk. Nizza Platform Mid Shoes These retro inspired sneakers are set to be one of the most covetable - you heard it here first. They feature an oversized sole that is ideal for those of us who appreciate a little extra height and in either black or white. £59.95 | Adidas (From July 9) Vault by Vans and Copson Vans has partnered up with Copson to present their mutual love of skateboarding with a revamp of the former’s classic sneakers. In line with the London-based clothing and lifestyle label’s signature understated, clean and timeless style, you will find the Epoch with an Italian suedette fabrication, the Slip-on with a fun tropical print from the Vans archives as well as the Authentic with the subtle embellishment of suede details and brass eyelets. From £60 | Copson London adizero adios Pro Adidas has unveiled its fastest distance running trainer to date. Developed with world-class runners during in-camp testing, the shoes have been kitted out with new innovations like the brand’s carbon-infused EnergyRods and LightstrikePRO to help you go quicker for longer. The limited drop is out now but hurry before it’s too late. £169.95 | Adidas Giesswein Merino Wool Sneaker Weighing in at only 160g, Giesswein has launched the world's lightest merino wool sneaker crafted from sustainable materials. The family run business has designed these trainers to make you feel like you are walking on air thanks to the thin upper crafted from a unique 3D Stretch Merino Wool and ultra-light EVA foam soles. The wool fabrication ensures you can wear them without socks while also regulating temperature, moisture and is anti-odour. £89 | Giesswein Saucony Endorphin Speed and Shift Saucony has released not one but two performance sneakers designed with the brand’s pro athletes to help you gain speed without losing energy. The EndorphinSPEED is fitted with a full-length, semi-rigid nylon plate and Saucony’s lightest and most responsive cushioning worked to propel you forward. The EndorphinSHIFT has the same springy cushioning, added stability thanks to the thicker midsole and with additional supportive features. From £130 | Saucony Under Armour HOVR Phantom 1 Slip In honour of pride, Under Armour has unveiled the HOVR Phantom 1 Slip as part of the brand’s 2020 collection that pays homage to the original flag in all its colourful glory to symbolise the importance of community and allyship. £130 | Under Armour New Balance 327 in new colourways This month, New Balance is launching new colourways of the 327 in July. The shoe takes its inspiration from running trainers of the 1970s in a range of bold and highly covetable colour combinations. £TBD | New Balance Pharrell Williams Superstar Shoes Fresh from the shoe’s 50th anniversary, the Superstar is back with two new colourways. This time, the sportswear label has partnered up with Pharrell Williams to craft unique revamps of the classic sneaker. They feature a juxtaposition of textures like textured upper, rubber sole and fabric detailing. £139.95 | Adidas (From July 3) Adapt Auto Max Anthracite This is arguably one of the most unique Air Max designs to date. The smart sneakers are brimming with innovative features like the FitAdapt technology where you can set and save the power laces for the most secure fit possible as well as tailored lighting with 13 colours available and the possibility of changing them up using your voice with Siri and Google Assistant. Most unprecedented, the shoes have two different modes; relaxation or performance to mix it up based on your needs. But even with all these technologically advanced features, Nike still put comfort at forefront with a lightweight and breathable mesh upper, TPU plate for stability, and Max Air unit for a super soft landing. £339.95 | Nike (From July 3) The recent drops to still have on your radar... adidas Originals Superstar collaborations The classic Adidas Superstar silhouette has been a fixture in streetwear culture since its creation 50 years ago. To honour the half century anniversary, the sportswear giant has launched a whole host of limited-edition collaborations that play on the classic design. On the Superstar ADV X GONZ shoes you will find the Shmoo ghost emblem from skater Mark Gonzales is embroidered on the side, whereas the classic silhouette has been given its own spin with label Human Made through its slogan and heart logo. There is also a city pack and new Signature collection that put subtle design detailing on the wardrobe staple. £84.95 for ADV x Gonz | Adidas Converse Pride Collection It's Pride month and to celebrate Converse are giving you the chance to fill your wardrobe with colourful iterations of its classic Chuck Taylor silhouette with a rainbow design set on either a black or white canvas backdrop. £60 | Converse Vans Vault x Fergus Purcell Following in the colourful theme of this month's footwear offering, Vans has teamed up with none other than artist and illustrator Fergus Purcell - who you may know as the designer of Palace's signature triangle logo. The result is a vivid design that you will be able to purchase on four of Vans' classic silhouettes. The pattern takes inspiration from the colourful offering of a corner shop and given the designer's signature Fergadelic twist. £59 | End Clothing Nike Space Hippie With the recent news of SpaceX sending NASA astronauts to space, it feels more timely than ever for Nike to be launching its Space Hippie collection. The exploratory footwear range takes inspiration from the sparsity of living on Mars with the materials taken from scraps to form sustainable and stylish silhouettes. From £114.95 | Nike *From June 11 Reebok x VB Dual Court Mid II Fashion designer Victoria Beckham has once again partnered up with Reebok for the next instalment of their collaboration with a chic basketball-inspired silhouette. The shoes hark back to the 80s and 90s and are offered in a range of colourways - Beige Stone, Acid Blue, Black, White and Metallic Silver. £199 | Reebok Puma x The Hundreds Californian label The Hundreds has brought its streetwear aesthetic to a range of footwear, clothing and accessories in collaboration with Puma. Entitled ‘The Cliques’, it takes inspiration from the 90s with graphic designs and bold colour blocking broken down into four styles; preppy, jock, party crew and 20/20. The RS-Pure x The Hundreds shoe takes the best of the decade and combines it with contemporary trends to create a monochromatic black camo print shoe with a suede strip. Puma classic silhouettes have also been adapted to suit each clique with the likes of the Palace Guard, Performer Mid, Clycle and Leadcat all revamped.
. In the London-based designer’s signature vibrant and bold style, the classic Superga silhouette is adorned with fun and floral designs, one of which features an espadrille flatform.
From £145 | Superga
All-Over Print Logos Outfit The CDG PLAY x Converse Chuck Taylor All Stars
Converse’s collaboration with Comme des Garcons is the gift that keeps on giving. We have wanted every single iteration that the two must-have brands have created together since their inception. The latest is set on the classic Chuck Taylor silhouette in both low and hi top varieties with the signature heart-eye motif outlined and filled in with a somehow both subtle yet bold red hue.
£130 | Dover Street Market
Puma Rider “Stream On”
Puma is launching not one but two silhouettes as part of its “Stream On” collection. The Fast Rider (£75) comes in two colourways with a mesh upper, reinforced toe and heel and logo detailing. The sole is fitted with a stud grip. They are available in grey with white and black accents and white with red, blue and white accents. While the Style Rider (£80) comes in three hues with an exclusive women’s only colour. Get the red, white and black pair, white with green or exclusive white with orange and green detailing.
From £75 | Puma
Converse is offering its hugely popular VLTG Run Star Hike (£90) in two fresh and bold colourways. The hiker-Chuck Taylor cross are now available in summer-ready red and turquoise hues. The classic All Star silhouettes (£55) are also given a pastel twist with yellow, pink, mint and blue.
£90 for Run Stars | Converse
£55 for All Stars | Converse
As the weather takes a turn for the better, Cat Footwear has launched its cult Intruder silhouette in three bright variations. Cop the shoe in a pastel green with a natural sole, cantaloupe pink and all-white with mint accents. There are also three more demure colourways that put emphasis on the outsole with two featuring white uppers and a contrasting black detail as well as a colour blocked upper with white sole.
£90 | Cat Footwear
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ZX 10,000 C Shoes
These retro shoes throwback to the 90s by reinventing the iconic ZX 80s look with bolder and more eccentric detailing in line with the fashion-forward decade. This latest launch puts the silhouette in a new yellow colourway with hi-vis and neon accents.
£99.95 | Adidas
Nike X Stüssy Air Zoom Spiridon Cage 2
Nike’s latest collaboration with Stüssy has resulted in a reinvention of the sportswear label’s 2003 Air Zoom Spiridon Caged 2 in two must-have colourways. The first is black, mesh and with silver reflective details, while the second is sand-hued with black detailing.
£139.95 | Nike
Cat Footwear Raider Sport
All new for spring/summer 2020, Cat Footwear has launched the Raider Sport, a statement shoe that combines the classic off-road design, sneaker detailing and the brand’s signatures. They are offered in a range of colourways – eight bold hues with cut out suede panelling, geometric patterns and hiker-inspired laces.
£90 | Cat Footwear
PUMA x Charlotte Olympia
Puma has teamed up with London-based luxury shoe and accessory designer Charlotte Olympia to create a capsule collection that combines the best of both brands. It takes inspiration from retro boxing gear combined with the designer’s signature playful, old school glamour and includes a range of footwear, clothing and accessories. There are four shoes that have been reimagined in the whimsical style of Olympia’s eponymous label with leopard print, her spider web logo, tassel embellishments, sequins and gold as the stand-out design elements.
From £95 | Puma
Air Max 90 FlyEase
To mark the 30 year anniversary of the Air Max 90, Nike has launched three sneakers that hark back to their archives. For the third new Nike Air Max instalment, the sportswear giants have taken its FlyEase technology and reimagined it for a sports trainer for the first time. It is combined with the original 1990 Air Max 90 design to create a unique shoe with a flexible heel for ease in getting on and off. The back collapses to come on but snaps back once feet are in. This offers a secure fit without even needing to undo the laces. The shoes are offered in multiple colorways.
£119.95 | Nike
Lacoste Storm '96
Lacoste have just released a retro reissue of the '96 Velocity style, a running-inspired shoe with a chunky update. The uppers feature mesh quarter panels with trims pulled from archival designs, finished with a woven green 'Lacoste Sport' label on the tongue.
£80 | From Lacoste and Hanon
Nike React Vision D/MS/X
The latest release in the Nike React series may just be one of our favourites. The silhouette – that was first unveiled in 2018 – and the D/MS/X design are combined to create a futuristic-looking shoe that offers more comfort than ever before. They feature protruding lugs that provides added bounce, a padded tongue and a greater level of that coveted React cushioning than prior models.
£114.95 | Nike
ASICS x Kiko Kostadinov
Coriander haters, look away, Asics' first colour release of its collaboration with Kiko Kostadinov has been unveiled and it is cilantro green. The jockey-inspired pattern has a contrasting that is then embossed with a new technique where it overlayed with a checkerboard design.
£155 | Foot Patrol
PUMA x HELLY HANSEN
Puma is teaming up once again with Scandi outerwear label Helly Hansen. The latest launch taps into both brand’s sports heritage to reveal a more colourful take on classic performance wear. The collaboration is made up of vibrant fleeces, leggings, hoodies and two covetable trainers, all with 90s-inspired colour-blocking.
From £100 | PUMA
FILA Liquid Lustre
Taking you from Valentine’s Day and beyond, FILA have unveiled the strawberry shortcake, marshmallow trainers of your dream in the form of a capsule collection that puts a playful twist on the classic Distruptor and Creator silhouettes.
£34.99 for Creator | Schuh
£80 for Disruptor | Schuh
Air Max Verona
The Air Verona was first released in 1992 and was the brand’s first women’s only Air Max, recently succeeded by the Thea and Dia modles. The silhouette borrows elements from the Air Max 90 but given a contemporary revamp with the exaggerated heel.
£149.95 | Nike
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