Style Recap: Street Style Sneaker Takeaways from NYFW FW19
We've seen a number of different fashion weeks go by already this year, and we've reported on the kicks that have hit the runway. Paris Fashion Week made way for Bunny Boots, diseased Converse, and CDG Air Jordan 1s. While London showed Kiko Kostadinov at his finest, A-COLD-WALL* and Cottweiler coining the 'Sneafer'.
We thought New York would hold the same, with an array of new collaborations getting revealed, but we were let down with minimal kicks actually hitting the runway.
Yet, in the street, almost everyone attending was rocking some major heat. Let's take a look.
The Air Max Plus Came Out To Play
Last year was massive for the infamous nike air max 1 black citrus juice commercial, amplifying its already massive audience in both Australia and Europe. However, who would have thought we would see it in full force at New York Fashion Week. From logo'd out newbies, nike free 5.0 mens lime green hair and 3 katanas beloved classic colourways, the TN showed its regular colours on the feet of fashion's elite.
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Dad shoes, you either love 'em or you hate 'em. However, amongst the fashion crowd, the dad shoe phenomenon isn't just a trend, it's a lifestyle. Raf Simons' adidas Ozweegos, Martine Rose's Air Monarchs, and Salomon had a large on-foot presence throughout the week. And the amount of Balenciaga Triple S's that were seen on the street outside some of the most-coveted runway shows demonstrated that the trend won't be dying anytime soon. In fact, it might be here to stay well into the foreseeable future!
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Air Max silhouettes will always resonate with the cork, no matter whether you're a hardcore sneaker addict or just haute couture obsessed. That's why we weren't at all surprised to see countless Air Maxes hit the pavement in between runway shows. From the new to the old: nike air max typha 2 rams schedule football score nike free 5.0 mens lime green hair and 3 katanas Air Max 1s. Even a few Off-Whites were scattered in.
No One is 'Off the White' Just Yet
Despite all of the recent talk about the hype for Off-White dying, the kicks are still selling out, and they were out in full force at NY Fashion Week. The recently dropped Air Max 90s have been styled perfectly, both the 'Desert Ore' and black colourway making an appearance. And the Halloween-inspired Blazers, which made a statement in our last NYFW Style Recap, were also back styled in a slimmer fit this time.