By its very nature, fashion tends to move in cycles, and not everyone has the time or patience to stay on top of trends, which are often here one minute and gone the next.
As such, it’s a smart move to keep a few timeless sneaker options in your rotation. Below, we’ve rounded up some classic silhouettes that will never go out of style. Head over to Highsnobiety‘s dedicated shopping channel, What Drops Now, to shop the range in full.
A classic running option from Massachusetts-based brand New balance, the 990 has seen a resurgence of late, with fashionistas and sneakerheads rushing to cop due to its simple and understated styling. Obviously the classic “Grey” colorway is a good place to start.
Beloved by skaters and rockstars alike, the One Star’s classic low-top silhouette and Lunarlon sole insert make it a strong contender in anyone’s sneaker rotation. Our favorites are definitely the hairy suede versions
Designed by Nike’s Bruce Kilgore and released in 1982, the Air Force 1 has slowly departed from the basketball court, making its way into wardrobes around the world.
This silhouette’s classic sporty look from 1983 still remains relevant in 2017, featuring Reebok’s classic branded window and UK flag. While the shoe is available in a range of color schemes, many would argue that white still looks the best.
This indoor soccer style from the 1950s has been cemented in the streetwear sphere, and alongside classic adidas silhouettes like the Gazelle, it still remains one of our favorites from the Three Stripes.
In addition to the Era and Authentic, this timeless skateboarding silhouette from Vans is the embodiment of low-key California style.
Common Projects’ take on classic basketball styles like the Air Force 1, the aptly named “Basketball Low” is a luxury take on this classic sportswear design. Featuring luxe leather and Italian construction, this pair will be sure to last more than just one season.
There’s not much to say about one of the most timeless shoes around, but if you haven’t checked out the upgraded ’70s take on the Chuck Taylor All Star, we’d recommend adding this one to your summer rotation.
Inspired by WWII-era German army training shoes, the Margiela Replica is another investment shoe that won’t let you down. Easily matchable with almost any outfit, this military style style is something you’ll be lacing up again and again.
Originally named the Reebok “Revenge,” the Champion 85 is a recent favorite of Kendrick, Gigi Hadid and others. This pared-down tennis silhouette from Reebok is a solid choice for the warmer months.
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- Main & Featured Image: Vans