Gift-giving season is officially here and if you’re stuck for ideas, we’ve got you. From last-minute gifts to what to get the sneaker obsessed in your life, The Highsnobiety Gift Guide has gathered the best products from across the internet, so no one will be disappointed when the wrapping comes off.
The life of a committed sneakerhead can get quite lonely at times. Hours spent in cold queues, hours spent in online queues, waking up early only to catch a huge L on a sneaker they’ve been eyeing for months, the list goes on. Sneaker fanatics are so accustomed to the throes of disappointment that sometimes they can forget the good times.
If you know a sneakerhead then consider this your call to action: show them they’re not in this alone, show them you see their plight, and show them a shiny new box containing a coveted pair this holiday season. The hardest bit of buying for a sneakerhead is knowing what to buy, but you’re fresh out of excuses because below we’ve detailed the best gifts from Stadium Goods to get your favorite sneaker lover this year.
Shop the best gifts for a sneakerhead below.
Nike x Patta Air Max 1 Wave Monarch
Nike's ongoing partnership with Patta has proffered some serious grails over the years. The Air Max 1 Wave is the latest generation of the collaboration and this is definitely the best colorway.
Nike Air Jordan 3 Retro Pine Green
Show us a sneakerhead that doesn't have a soft spot for the Jordan 3 in their heart. It's not possible. This icon looks perfect dressed in its Pine Green outfit.
Nike Air Jordan 1 Retro High OG Bordeaux
While the fervent hype around the Air Jordan 1 might be dying down slowly, we're definitely still on board with the silhouette thanks to colorways like this Bordeaux iteration.
adidas YEEZY Insulated Boot
Easily top-five most controversial silhouettes of the year, this pair will blow the mind of the lucky sneakerhead who receives it.
adidas YEEZY Slide Glow
adidas YEEZY slides are surprisingly difficult to get a hold of. Actually, it's not all that surprising — they look great and carry the YEEZY name.
New Balance x Joe Freshgoods 990v3 Outside Clothes
Not all colorways are made equal. Joe Freshgoods' collaboration with New Balance blew most other kicks out of the water when it dropped this year. All footwear stans can appreciate this mastery.
New Balance x Aimé Leon Dore 550 Silver
Both New Balance and Aimé Leon Dore have been on a tear in their own lanes this year. When they come together it's game over.
PUMA x Buttergoods Basket VTG
A highly underrated release, and a nice entry price for gifting, is the PUMA x Buttergoods Basket VTG. Corduroy uppers underline the retro credentials of the silhouette.
Reebok x Dime BB4000 MU
Reebok's vintage basketball silhouette, the BB4000, got an attractive update at the hands of Dime this year.
ASICS x Sean Wotherspoon x atmos Gel Lyte III
Designer and vintage collector Sean Wotherspoon has developed a signature style that mixes material and block colors. This pair of ASICS Gel Lyte III is made in partnership with the legendary atmos, too. It's a trident of great design.
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