While performance sneakers tend to be lighter and more breathable, designer kicks have continued to get bigger as of late. Adhering to the chunky sneaker trend, various high-fashion outfits are still pushing the boundaries when it comes to thick soles.
With a new season up on us, The Wall Street Journal is taking a look at some of the hottest sneaker options and their subsequent weight. We see the likes of Nike and adidas still aiming for those lighter designs, while Louis Vuitton, Gucci, and Versace, among others, are going with the “bigger is better” approach.
Look below for a list of trendy sneakers for fall, accompanied by their weight, then follow on over to The Wall Street Journal for more on bulky footwear.
Nike Zoom Fly SP: 8.0 oz (per shoe), $150
adidas Yung-1: 11.5 oz, $120
Rick Owens Sisyphus: 12.7 oz, $972
Louis Vuitton Run Away Sneakers: 1 lb 2.4 oz, $1,330
Versace Chain Reaction: 1 lb 4.9 oz, $995
Balenciaga Track Sneakers: 1 lb 6.4 oz, $850
Gucci Flashtrek Sneakers: 2 lb 1.0 oz, $1,590
Up next, the Highsnobiety staff shares sneaker-favorites for fall.
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- Source: The Wall Street Journal