There is no such thing as owning too many pairs of sneakers and we plan to take full advantage of the athleisure trend while we still can. The beauty of this versatile shoe is that it goes well with everything in your wardrobe – heck, we’re even allowed to wear sneakers with prom-style dresses now! And, there’s the durability factor, a good pair of sneakers can last years, provided you take good care of them. If like us, you are a sucker for comfortable shoes then this list of totally drool worthy ones will be right up your alley. Here are 3 sneakers we’re lusting over this month.
PUMA is bringing back a sneaker icon with a cleaner and sleeker look. When it debuted in the 90s, the PUMA Mostro exceeded expectations to become one of the most unconventional trend pieces in the last few decades. With its signature alternative Velcro closure system and subtle spike and high-traction features inspired by running spikes and boat shoes, the PUMA Mostro OG was ahead of its time and proved to be one of the brand’s most iconic, bestselling silhouettes to date. This season, PUMA pays tribute to the OG’s disruptive silhouette by reimagining it in a lightweight and minimalistic style. The new PUMA Mostro features an advanced ultra-light midsole combined with a minimalistic upper and an updated zigzagging closure system, giving it a contemporary and understated look that promises an ultra-comfortable feel.
The new PUMA Mostro Core will be available from 1 April at PUMA stores and selected retailers nationwide at a recommended price of R1 499.
Le coq sportif – Kahori Maki R XVI W
Le coq sportif has invited Japanese artist Kahori Maki to bring her dreamlike touch to a sneaker line from the women’s winter 2017 collection. Born in the year of the rooster, Kahori Maki feels especially close to the brand and the LCS R XVI W sneaker brings a feminine touch to any outfit with black and white graphics in combination with large flowers and butterflies. These beautiful shoes give wings to anyone who wears them and we can’t wait to step out in a pair this winter.
The Le coq sportif LCS R XVI W Kahori Maki is available from April 2017 at select le coq sportif stores at R1 999.
Converse Chuck Taylor All Star II Gum
The sequel to the classic All Star sneaker, the Converse Chuck has the same silhouette you know and love, but adds lightweight Nike Lunarlon cushioning for all-day comfort. This is a Chuck that has been re-designed with comfort in mind and that makes it a must-have in our books. The Chuck Taylor All Star II Gum offers a twist on classic comfort, by mixing things up with gum rubber soles instead of regular rubber. With the same grip and durability as the classic Chuck II rubber, this sneaker is all about being a little bit different.
The Chuck Taylor All Star II Gum is available from Converse stores at R1 249,95 (high-top) and R1 199,95 (low-top).