Brand: Dover Street Market x Salomon

Model: XT-6

Release Date: May 12

Price: £155 (approx. $191)

Buy: Online at DSM and in-store at Dover Street Market London

Editor's Notes: Dover Street Market has a knack for taking fan-favorite sneaker silhouettes and giving them new life courtesy of dialed-back, almost relic-like colorways that ooze vintage goodness. Its eye for detail and winning color craft is unsurprising considering how effortlessly curated its brand offering is, but that doesn't make its recent exclusives any less impressive.

Most recently, the forever-celebrated New Balance 991 stepped into the spotlight – perfectly timing when you track the silhouette's anniversary and renewed focus under Teddy Santis – in a balanced palette of greys and beige for a pairing that wouldn't look out of place on a British beach.

As DSM readjusts its scope, Salomon's flagship XT-6 Advanced strides into frame. It's hard to do an XT-6 wrong; the color team over in France has perfected an art – so, what makes the Dover Street offering so good?

To view this external content, please click here.

Unlike the type of colorways you'll find within the Spring 2022 line-up; or my roundup of personal favorites, this upcoming drop has been almost entirely stripped of the bold color we've become accustomed to, instead offering a grey-silver render, alongside a navy option.

Multi-brand sneaker packs aren't a common thing, but DSM could easily drop this Salomon alongside the previously mentioned New Balance. That may sound somewhat nonsensical, but the dark grey borders that play contrast to the silver base that sits on a pre-weathered vintage-like sole make these pairs look like cousins.

Although the coloring blocking applied to the shoes is no different from the usual Salomon style, the subtle contrast of white-on-silver across the midsection makes me think of the XT-Wings 2 somewhat.

The second pair, wrapped in deep navy tones, is an easy-wearing option with even fewer frills than its counterpart – although the vintage-like sole treatment remains, offsetting the dark render.

​​To stay updated on everything happening in the sneaker world, check out the best sneakers to add to your rotation this week, follow @highsnobietysneakers on Instagram, and sign up to our newsletter for early access to the best drops sent straight to your inbox.

What To Read Next

  • Image on Highsnobiety

    All the Details: Tiffany & Nike's $400 Air Force 1

  • Image on Highsnobiety

    And Just Like That... Gucci Birkenstocks

  • Image on Highsnobiety

    Even Stüssy's 8-Ball Nylon Jacket Didn't Stand a Chance

  • Image on Highsnobiety

    MRBAILEY & adidas Take a Dive with the OZMORPHIS Sneaker

  • bottega veneta chinese new year great wall advertisement logo

    Kering Is Developing Bottega Veneta & Balenciaga Beauty

  • Image on Highsnobiety

    Looks Like Marc Jacobs Is Collaborating With Blumarine

*If you submitted your e-mail address and placed an order, we may use your e-mail address to inform you regularly about similar products without prior explicit consent. You can object to the use of your e-mail address for this purpose at any time without incurring any costs other than the transmission costs according to the basic tariffs. Each newsletter contains an unsubscribe link. Alternatively, you can object to receiving the newsletter at any time by sending an e-mail to

Web Accessibility Statement

Titelmedia (Highsnobiety), is committed to facilitating and improving the accessibility and usability of its Website, Titelmedia strives to ensure that its Website services and content are accessible to persons with disabilities including users of screen reader technology. To accomplish this, Titelmedia has engaged UsableNet Inc, a leading web accessibility consultant to help test, remediate and maintain our Website in-line with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG), which also bring the Website into conformance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.


Please be aware that our efforts to maintain accessibility and usability are ongoing. While we strive to make the Website as accessible as possible some issues can be encountered by different assistive technology as the range of assistive technology is wide and varied.

Contact Us

If, at any time, you have specific questions or concerns about the accessibility of any particular webpage on this Website, please contact us at, +49 (0)30 235 908 500. If you do encounter an accessibility issue, please be sure to specify the web page and nature of the issue in your email and/or phone call, and we will make all reasonable efforts to make that page or the information contained therein accessible for you.