6 of the best Designer Trainers by Dominic Heron-Sturt

There was time when style boundaries were very clear cut and definite, casual wear was casual and formal attire was, well formal and the same could very much be said for designer brands and sports wear and never the twain should meet. Then some years ago we started to see the likes of  Y3 a collaboration by Yohji Yamamoto and Adidas or Jil Sander for Puma. Then we saw designer brands like Gucci venture in traditional sportswear territory and producing great looking sneakers, giving these Designer/ Sportwear hybrids a run for their money.

Nowadays, this sort of collection is common place from Jeremy Scott for Adidas to John Varvatos for Converse. In fact even the team GB’s kit for the 2013 London Olympics was designed in collaboration with Stella McCartney and Adidas. So we’ve looked at some of the best Designer interpretations of Sportwear trainers around on the market at the moment. Check em out –

imageGuiseppe Zanotti Eagle High Top Trainers

imageGivenchy Tyson High-Top Trainers

imageMarc Jacobs Parker High Top Trainers

imageKris Van Assche Crocodile Effect Leather Trainers

imageGisueppe Zanotti Crocodile Effect Leather Trainers

imageMasion Martin Margiela Future High Tops

1 Comment

  1. 20/02/2014 / 12:11

    The Guiseppe Zanotti Trainers have literally made my mouth drop to the floor!

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