With the sneaker industry seemingly inundated with chunky, somewhat “ugly” sneakers such as Balenciaga’s much-discussed Triple S silhouette (even though we have included a pair in the following selection) and Louis Vuitton’s space-age SS18 alternatives, our latest shopping roundup is for all those who prefer an understated pair of kicks.

Featuring a comprehensive rundown of 14 of our favorite all-black sneakers available to buy right now, we have featured staple silhouettes from the likes of adidas and Converse, as well as Nike’s murdered-out Air Vapormax Plus and an alternative ASICS silhouette for all those who took an L on Kiko Kostadinov’s recent collaboration.

So, without further ado, shop some of the finest all-black sneakers available right now below, and let us know in the comment section following which ones you are feeling.


adidas Originals


GEL-Quantum 360 Knit



Triple S



CTAS '70 Wordmark Wool Hi



Leather Sneakers

Jil Sander


Air Jordan II Decon



M7709 Hybrid

New Balance


Air Force 1 '07

Nike x Virgil Abloh x MoMA





Air Vapormax Plus



Air Max 97


No Offers

Future Platform

Maison Margiela


Special Mid






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Words by Adam Mark
Weekend Editor

Adam is Highsnobiety’s Weekend Editor and splits his time between overseeing all weekend content and studying Economic and Social Communication at Berlin’s University of the Arts.

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