Following our street style reports from the Big Apple, we take a closer look at the one element that can make or break an outfit: sneakers. As New York’s first fashion week dedicated entirely to menswear, the turnout alone caused excitement, with familiar faces cropping up amongst the hordes of buyers, editors and general fashionistas. A disproportionate amount of Raf Simons-designed sneakers were on display, including the Belgian creative’s take on the ever-popular adidas Stan Smtih, while coveted kicks from Japan’s visvim and Hender Scheme stole the show. The Nike Sock Dart also continued to have its presence felt, alongside one of last year’s most hyped releases, the Nike x Riccardo Tisci Air Force 1.
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