Adidas’ Superstar shell-toe has long been the epitome of a classic street sneaker. Now, it comes in a wide range of finishes, including subtle metallic detailing.
DC Shoes Lynx Vulc, Etnies Lo-Cut
DC Shoes release the Lynx to fanfare due to its clean design and performance. To celebrate their 20th anniversary, it released a new Lynx Vulc version. Etnies dropped a reissue of its suede Lo-Cut action-sport shoe as part of the brand’s Future Heritage Collection.
The Diadora N9000 runner is revived from the ’90s in a mixed nylon-and-suede finish.
New Balance 997
New Balance’s Made in USA New Balance 997 was the fourth model in the 990 series and the first to combine shock-absorbing ENCAP and C-CAP for mid-foot support. The relaunched version still uses the original materials, with the style’s pleasingly low-fi technology intact.
PF Flyers Rambler Hi
PF Flyers reimagined its Ramble Hi sneaker via a collaboration with menswear designer Todd Snyder, who added nubuck leather and waxed cotton laces.
Puma Suede Classic
Puma’s Suede Classic sneaker from 1968 gets revitalized with an ombré effect.
The Reebok Ventilator features shock absorption and a lugged outsole for off-road running. For its 25th anniversary, the style was redesigned in multiple colors and prints, such as this camo version.
Vans’ Sk8-Hi suede high-top stood out with its ankle-protecting construction and is still considered the original skate shoe today. It was the second style to showcase their iconic side stripe, then known as the “jazz stripe” by creator and founder Paul Van Doren.
Asics Onitsuka Tiger Mexico 66
Asics’ Mexico 66 style, from the Onitsuka Tiger Collection, debuted at the 1968 Mexico City Olympic Games pre-trials. Today, it’s been reissued in its original celebratory shades.
Fila x Project Cobalt Original Tennis
Fila and Project Cobalt collaborated on a reissue of the Original Tennis style featuring artful doodles by Frank Cooke.
Formerly all white, Lacoste’s Missouri tennis shoe (originally dubbed the Idaho) was a step forward. With velcro strapping for forefront support and an all-terrain sole, it was suitable for clay or hard courts – and now, city streets via lively new color combos.
Nike x Dover Street Market Dunk High
Nike collaborated with influential retailer Dover Street Market on a Ventile-cotton update of its Dunk High style, originally offered in college-basketball team colors.
Saucony G9 Shadow 6
Saucony combined two silhouettes for the G9 Shadow 6, fusing its classic grid-support sole with the Shadow 6000 upper in an offbeat palette courtesy of collaborator Bodega.