Ladies it’s time to pack away your heels this season and bring out your sporty footwear. This season is all about luxury trainers, the sports luxe trend has been a massive success in recent years and now designers are taking it to the next level by designing the ultimate luxury casual footwear. Most fashion forward, chic woman are horrified at the thought of wearing Nike or Adidas trainers, however now we have the option of wearing sporty trainers from our favourite luxury brands. We have listed our favourite luxe trainers to indulge in this season below.
|Chanel logo trainers|
Chanel has been gracing the catwalks with various styles of couture trainers for the past few seasons.One of the more memorable collections titled ‘Supermarket’ had models parading up and down in matching two pieces, giant pad-lock jewellery and of course the focal point were the stylish couture trainers set to take the world by storm. Chanel had re-designed the traditional trainer by adding their signature material (tweed) and holographic edging to the shoe, making them incredibly sought after. There are also permanent additions to the Chanel line, which include trainers with the iconic CC logo on the outer side of the shoe, the print is very loud and little garish so probably not a good choice if you’re seeking a subtle design or are a minimalist. Please check your local Chanel boutique for pricing and availability.
|Valentino Cameo trainers|
A brand known for their beloved ‘Rockstud’ shoes, a trend that is slowly becoming a classic in the world of fashion. Now they have ventured outside their comfort zone and explored sporty footwear for women. They have re-vamped the traditional trainer by incorporating sexy materials such as lace and edgy designs such as camouflage. These trainers are definitely worth looking out for, the designs are bold and unique and you’re guaranteed not to see someone wearing them around town. Prices start from £460 and are available on www.valentino.com or at your local boutique.
|Models and bloggers sporting Isabel Marants famous wedge sneakers|
The innovative French designer, who brought us the infamous wedge sneakers, is known for her chic footwear. The famous ‘Beckett’ wedge sneaker took the fashion world by storm a couple of seasons ago with their comfortable hidden platform and Velcro straps in a variety of styles and colours. Every celebrity around the globe embraced the trendy trainer making it a highly sought after luxury item. Her latest collection includes a variety of sneakers which closely resemble the Adidas Stan Smiths with the coloured logo at the back. Prices start from £260 and can be purchased on www.farfetch.com or your local luxury department store.
|Simplistic Balenciaga trainers|
We all know Balenciaga is a firm favourite within the world of handbags, but ever wondered about their shoes? Balenciaga trainers are becoming ever more popular with their simplistic designs and wonderful colour selection. These are probably the most subtle looking trainers on the list, definitely ones to look out for if you like simplicity. Despite the increasing popularity, these are definitely the most understated trainers, so if you don’t want to be flaunting flashy branded footwear we suggest sticking to Balenciaga. Prices start from £325 and are available www.balenciaga.com or at your local boutique.
|Edgy Giuseppe Zanotti trainers|