Salomon, the French outdoor sports company founded in 1947, has as rich of a heritage as any of the top sportswear brands. In the outdoor sports equipment markets, however, it sets itself apart as an industry leader. Until recently, Salomon sneakers and equipment were used by those actually exploring the outdoors who chose the brand based on its uncompromising durability and market-leading technology.

In recent years, however, Salomon has also successfully penetrated the lifestyle market, thanks in part to its penchant for producing great colorways, as well as the fact that utility, hiking- and trail running-inspired sneakers are currently highly sought after.

For a while, you couldn’t go to any major fashion week without seeing someone wearing a pair of Salomons. The brand capitalized on the chunky sneaker trend expertly, picking the right businesses and designers to work with, which only elevated their status among the more fashion-conscious crowd. In a word, the brand didn’t compromise on its overall design and functionality, precisely the two things that got Salomon to where it is today.

To help you keep track of all of Salomon’s footwear offerings, we’ve put together a list of some of our favorite Salomon sneakers. This includes in-house versions of the XT-4 ADV and XT-6 ADV, as well as collaborations with Boris Bidjan Saberi, The Broken Arm, and Satisfy.

Scroll through our selection below and treat yourself to some of the best and most stylish Salomon sneakers around.

Salomon’s XT-4 ADV

Brand: Salomon

Model: XT-4 ADV

Key Features: Standard quick-lace closure, padded tongue, and treaded rubber outsole with ContraGrip technology.

Release Date: 2020

Price: $190


Editor’s Notes: Salomon is the undisputed king of the trail-running/style crossover trend we saw popularized at fashion weeks over the past few years. Not only are Salomon’s sneakers extremely durable and highly functional, they benefit from interesting and tasteful color-blocking that makes them easy to incorporate into an everyday outfit, whether you’re hitting the trails or not.

Salomon S/Lab XT-6 Softground ADV LTD

Brand: Salomon

Model: S/Lab XT-6 Softground ADV LTD

Key Features: Nylon mesh with synthetic overlays, endoFIT internal sleeve, drawstring lace-up closure, welded Sensifit, OrthoLite sockliner, molded EVA midsole, and a Contagrip rubber outsole.

Release Date: February 2019

Price: $220

Buy: Salomon

Editor’s Notes: Salomon's low-top trail runner, the S/Lab XT-6 Softground ADV LTD, arrived in this series of colorways. The S/Lab XT-6 Softground ADV LTD stands out due to its technical design details, as the shoe is meant for outdoor performance.

Salomon x 11 by BBS S/Lab Bamba 2 Low

Brand: 11 by Boris Bidjan Saberi x Salomon

Model: Bamba 2 Low

Key Features: Mesh and stretch textile upper, faux leather trim, bonded detailing, embossed logo at the round toe, zip closure at the vamp, concealed lace-up closure, padded tongue, rubberized logo at the heel counter, printed logo on the side, and treaded rubber sole.

Release Date: 2019

Price: Varies

Buy: Resell sits likes eBay, Grailed, GOAT and StockX

Editor’s Notes: 11 by Boris Bidjan Saberi and Salomon continued their collaborative efforts releasing a low-top version of the Bamba 2. The sneaker features a hand-painted, color-blocked look in white and black. The collaborative Bamba 2 Low boasts an upper constructed from mesh and stretch textile materials, with faux leather trim. The shoe’s lace-up closure is concealed by a zip entry at the vamp. Branding then appears at the round toe, the heel counter, and the outer side to complete the design details.

Salomon x Satisfy Running Sonic RA Max

Brand: Satisfy Running x Salomon

Model: Sonic RA Max

Key Features: A synthetic mesh upper comes in black and white/silver colorways. Salomon branding is seen on the heel, while Satisfy branding is present on the tongue. Vibe technology is used in the midsole to manage vibrations upon footfall. A seamless collar construction, OrthoLite memory foam padding, and non-slip rubberized shoelace make this a tech-filled running shoe.

Release Date: 2019

Price: $212

Buy: Satisfy

Editor’s Notes: French label Satisfy and Salomon teamed up for a second round of collaborative Sonic RA Max sneakers. Featuring a similar monochrome color scheme to the first release from September 2018, the second drop came in triple black and silver/white. The black pair has white detailing, while the silver and white pair features red contrasting on the insole, heel, toe box, and tongue.

Salomon x The Broken Arm Trail Pro

Brand: The Broken Arm x Salomon

Model: Trail Pro

Key Features: The Trail Pro comes in maroon and beige with hits of lime around the midsole, an Ortholite sole, and Salomon’s Quicklace system.

Release Date: 2019

Price: $218

Buy: Resell sites like eBay, Grailed, GOAT and StockX

Editor’s Notes: French retailer The Broken Arm joined forces with Salomon, this time delivering a Trail Pro in muted, earthy tones.

Salomon x The Broken Arm RX 3.0

Brand: The Broken Arm x Salomon

Model: RX 3.0

Key Features: The RX Slide features a 3D mesh upper dressed in brown and beige with blue accents. The midsole is constructed using EVA foam, while the outsole features Contagrip MA.

Release Date: 2019

Price: $125

Buy: The Broken Arm

Editor’s Notes: The RX 3.0 slide pairs the same performance-focused Contagrip outsole used on many Salomon trail running sneakers with a more relaxed, lounge-ready slip-on upper.

Salomon S/Lab XT-6 ADV

Brand: Salomon

Model: S/Lab XT-6 ADV

Key Features: Salomon dressed the S/Lab XT-6 ADV in three new tonal colorways, all of which featured a perforated mesh base with synthetic overlays and bold branding at the heel and toe. Pops of color can be seen on a tag that runs down the tongue beneath the brand’s signature Quicklace technology. Signature ACS Chassis tech in the midsole and treaded Contagrip on the outsole add to the functional design.

Release Date: 2019

Price: $220

Buy: Salomon

Editor’s Notes: Salomon became known for fusing an uncompromising approach to functionality with aesthetically pleasing looks. This round of colorways of its S/Lab XT-6 ADV was no different, coming in tonal blue, gray, and lime green.

Salomon x Palace Skateboards Speed Cross 4

Brand: Palace Skateboards x Salomon

Model: Speed Cross 4

Key Features: Both colorways of the collaborative Speed Cross 4 feature ripstop nylon uppers with contrasting overlays at the heel, sides, and toe. Palace branding is present at the toe, while Salomon branding runs down the side of the heel. The sneaker features Salomon’s signature treaded Contragrip outsole, which lends itself to performance trail-running.

Release Date: September 2019

Price: $212

Buy: StockX

Editor’s Notes: Palace and Salomon cooked up this surprising combination on two colorways of the latter’s popular Speed Cross 4 silhouette. This move into trail-running is not a surprising one by Palace, as the London skateboarding label has often left the realms of skateboarding and streetwear to create the unexpected. Along with skate- and streetwear-centric apparel and footwear, Palace has also dropped various loafers and other formal footwear options.

Salomon S/LAB XT-4 ADV

Brand: Salomon

Model: S/LAB XT-4 ADV

Key Features: The Salomon S/LAB XT-4 ADV features a nylon mesh upper, welded abrasion-resistant TPU upper film, dual density EVA midsole, Contragrip outsole, ACS chassis support, OrthoLite footbed, and Quicklace system.

Release Date: 2019

Resale Price: $240


Editor’s Notes: While the French sports company continued to collaborate with other notable brands, including streetwear favorites like Palace, the label still cranked out eye-catching in-house variations. Here we got a look at one such release in the “Pearl Blue/Peppercorn/Lunar Rock” Salomon S/LAB XT-4 ADV.

Salomon x and wander Outpath GTX

Brand: Salomon x and wander

Model: Outpath GTX

Key Features: The Outpath GTX trail runner is as rugged as they come, featuring a synthetic upper, GORE-TEX upgrades, and a durable Contagrip rubber sole. Crafted with both comfort and functionality in mind, the shoe is also lightweight, waterproof, and breathable.

Release Date: October 2019

Price: $200

Buy: SVD

Editor’s Notes: Japanese outdoor brand and wander teamed up with cult footwear label Salomon on a pair of kicks that embody both brands’ design sensibilities, elevated with leather accents and Salomon’s signature lacing. Intended as a way to merge mountain-inspired ware with high fashion aesthetics, the result is a sleek shoe with and wander signifiers on the tongue and Salomon branding on the heel.

Salomon x The Broken Arm Speedcross 4

Brand: The Broken Arm x Salomon

Model: XT-4

Key Features: Web-traction Contragrip, 3D advanced chassis, molded EVA midsole, and Ortholite insole.

Release Date: 2018

Price: Varies

Buy: StockX

Editor’s Notes: The hiker/trail sneaker trend didn’t appear to be giving way anytime in 2018, as Salomon also came through accordingly with a footwear collab alongside The Broken Arm. Here, we find the XT-4 showcased in a multicolored look, outfitted with enough tech to make them a popular play for your summer adventures.

Salomon x TAKAHIROMIYASHITATheSoloist Sonic RA Max

Brand: TAKAHIROMIYASHITATheSoloist x Salomon

Model: X-ALP Carbon 2

Key Features: The X-ALP Carbon 2 boots feature a waterproof nylon and mesh upper, padded collar, zip, snap button and lace-up closures, rubberized trim, and sturdy Contagrip rubber sole.

Release Date: 2019

Price: Varies

Buy: Farfetch

Editor’s Notes: Following a limited drop back in October 2019, Salomon’s S/LAB division and TAKAHIROMIYASHITATheSoloist’s footwear collaboration succeeded in a wider release. The collaborative project included two high-top trail sneakers, the XA-Alpine 2 and X-ALP Carbon 2, both dropped in sleek all-black colorways.

Both shoes feature a fully waterproof upper, multiple closures, and technical features such as GORE-TEX and Contagrip, fusing Salomon’s S/LAB high-function with TAKAHIROMIYASHITATheSoloist fashion-forward design. Aside from its functional elements, the shoes also sport subtle S/LAB branding as well as TAKAHIROMIYASHITATheSoloist “I AM THE SOLOIST.” printed on the upper.

Salomon x Avnier XT S-Lab 5

Brand: Avnier x Salomon

Model: XT S-Lab 5

Key Features: The Salomon XT S-Lab 5 is predominantly constructed from textile, rubber, and synthetic materials, featuring AC muscle and AC Sketeletom technologies, as well as a Contragrip sole.

Release Date: November 2019

Resale Price: $200

Buy: StockX

Editor’s Notes: Following 2018’s collaboration on the Speedcross 4, Salomon and Swiss-French label Avnier teamed up this time on the XT S-Lab 5. The trainer is recognized for its AC muscle and AC Sketeletom technologies, offering enhanced stability and cushioning.

Top rated Salomon sneakers

Salomon XT-4 ADV

Salomon S/Lab XT-6 Softground ADV LTD

11 by BBS x Salomon S/Lab Bamba 2 Low

Satisfy Running x Salomon Sonic RA Max

The Broken Arm x Salomon Trail Pro

The Broken Arm x Salomon RX 3.0

Salomon S/Lab XT-6 ADV

Palace Skateboards x Salomon Speed Cross 4

Salomon S/LAB XT-4 ADV

Salomon x and wander Outpath GTX

11 by Boris Bidjan Saberi, Salomon Speedcross 4

Satisfy Running x Salomon Sonic RA Max

Avnier x Salomon XT S-Lab 5

Frequently Asked Questions

Where can I buy Salomon sneakers?

Salomon sneakers can be purchased in most large retail stores. Online, they're available via the brand's official website and plenty of other online retailers.

Are Salomon sneakers worth the price?

As with most fashion, beauty lies in the eyes of the beholder. Salomon's longevity in the sportswear industry speaks for its quality. Notably, the brand remains a trendsetter in the trail-running/style crossover realm, with comfort to boot.

Where are Salomon shoes manufactured?

Salomon manufactures most of its shoes in China and Vietnam.

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