Snug, comfy and, of course, stylish shoes. Just like timeless sneakers. Read on for his and her styles to get you through the winter.
[On cover: Iceberg Parade a-w 18/19 at Galleria Vittorio Emanuele in Milan]
Fashion is going slow in a bid to fight back at the quickened pace set by the Internet and social media. And, as an alternative to ultra-high-tech clothing, it’s also offering oversize, comfortable garments that, instead of restricting the body, allow ease of movement. Even the shoes are forcing you to “change pace”, to walk light-footed, spend more time outdoors, choosing long walks over using the car or public transport.
And what could be better than sneakers at espousing the philosophy of living in step with nature, taking your time and enjoying space to yourself?
Athluxury is the mood for her
Elaborations on the traditional running shoe style; women’s sneakers won’t go unnoticed thanks to their elaborated uppers, the juxtaposition of different materials, this season’s fabrics, such as velvet, tartan and mesh, laminated leathers, and sparkly styles with stones and paillettes.
Versatile styles for him
Sneakers have now carved out more space for themselves in men’s wardrobes, and can even be worn with formalwear. From total white and vintage to bold bases and uppers elaborated with contrasting materials, the winter styles are often a blend of urban mood and high-performance techniques.