Proving that trainers can have both style and substance, here are the top selects from satin sneakers to statement flatforms to suit all activities.
Superstar Leather Trainers by Golden Goose: A signature distressed style for this Italian brand, these trainers keep it cool with prints in the form of leopard print calf-hair stars and zebra print on the back.
Superstar Leather Trainers by Golden Goose
Stilobate Sneakers by Tiger of Sweden: A statement sneaker, this pair is made from sleek black leather and features a super-thick platform so it will give some extra height.
Stilobate Sneakers by Tiger of Sweden
Tiger of Sweden
360 Lp Lady Flexy Walk by Loro Piana: Produced in Italy by luxury label, Loro Piana this pair is made from their specially knitted Wish® wool. They’re incredibly light and comfortable too making them perfect for leisure and downtime. Available in a range of colorways including this tawny port shade as below as well as classic black if that’s more your thing.
360 Lp Lady Flexy Walk by Loro Piana
2492 AlexaChung Satin by Superga: In collaboration with Alexa Chung, these classic plimsoles have a little twist in their materiality, as they’re crafted from a soft yellow satin offering a dressy alternative.
2492 AlexaChung Satin by Superga
Super 3 Striped Leather Trainers by Valextra: White all over with distinctive green and silver chevron stripes, wear these beauties are versatile meaning you can wear them with jeans or a summer dress.
Super 3 Striped Leather Trainers by Valextra
997 Sport by New Balance: New Balance have updated their popular 997 lifestyle shoe and these trainers have it all going on. Mainly black with light amethyst all over, there’s also accents of hot coral and tiny dots on the heel. Wear with your gym leggings.
997 Sport by New Balance
Genesis Triple by Axel Arigato: Shades of white and soft grey are combined to form this trainer by Swedish footwear label, Axel Arigato who specialize in the minimal sneaker. Treading the line between contemporary and retro, they have a white leather base and cremino sole.
Genesis Triple by Axel Arigato
Steffey Nubuck Sneakers by Acne Studios: A fashion trainer, these feature a trio of oh-so-retro Velcro straps for a throwback feel. They’re crafted from luxe black nubuck and this is set against a white chunky rubber sole.
Steffey Nubuck Sneakers by Acne Studios
Aeon Sneakers by Puma X Sophia Webster: More is more with these beauties from London-based designer, Sophia Webster. Rose gold, leopard print, zebra print and splashes of bright coral all come together for one hot mix.
Aeon Sneakers by Puma X Sophia Webster
Puma X Sophia Webster
Lauren Leather Sneakers by Chloé: Super cute, these white leather trainers from French fashion house have sweet contrasting escallop edging that runs along the top of the sole. They’re also available with a blue and a yellow trim.
Lauren Leather Sneakers by Chloé
Mesh and Suede Sneakers by Marni: Made in Italy, these are Marni’s chunky take on a trainer. Grey mesh is overlaid with bubblegum pink leather and green suede panel edging.
Mesh and Suede Sneakers by Marni
Lovebug White by Rogue Matilda: Brought to you by an emerging brand, these leather and suede calfskin trainers are slightly distressed with red embroidered heart detailing on the sides and white/red laces. Team with a sweet summery dress.
Lovebug White by Rogue Matilda
Rogue Matilda Source