If you’re reading Footwear News, there’s a good chance you already have a pretty solid sneaker wardrobe. Picking up the latest in-demand styles, such as the Adidas NMD, and keeping a solid rotation of classics in your closet is always a safe bet. But what about all the other sneakers you’re missing out on?
For a selection of sneakers that are far from your ordinary, run-of-the-mill looks, we’ve rounded up some of the most outrageous shoes currently available that will take your collection from basic to best on the block to help you stand out from the pack.
Golden Goose’s Superstar Embellished Leather and Suede Sneakers feature the brand’s signature pre-distressed look for a grunge-inspired aesthetic.Barneys
Golden Goose Superstar Embellished Leather & Suede Sneakers, $665; Barneys.
Many of Giuseppe Zanotti’s sneakers are extravagant, but the Enamel Leaves Leather Mid Top Sneaker takes accoutrements to new heights with bold metal detailing on an otherwise ordinary design.Luisaviaroma
Giuseppe Zanotti Design Enamel Leaves Leather Mid Top Sneakers, $1,250; Luisaviaroma.
Japanese brand Visvim’s Blue Skagway Lo Stripes Sneakers mixes a timeless canvas construction and rubber toe with eye-catching details.Ssense
Visvim Blue Skagway Lo Stripes Sneakers, $540; Ssense.
Designed to age like a fine wine, Hender Scheme’s vegetable-tanned leather 2015 Sneaker adds ornate overlays to a running shoe-inspired silhouette.End