Feet everywhere rejoice as sneakers reach new levels of cool. Make a fashion statement with these top picks.
The Athleisure movement means that we can wear our sneakers almost anywhere. They’re trendy enough to wear to fashion week and they’re comfortable enough for walking the dog.
We’ve taken our pick from a range of price points, from “Affordable” to “Swipe your RCS Card and pay it off”.
Here are our top 10:
ADIDAS TUBULAR DOOM PRIMEKNIT SHOES R2 499
This sneaker has got people talking. The sock-like upper might seem strange, but throw on a pair and you’ll be convinced by the good fit, comfort and warmth.
NIKE MEN’S AIR FORCE 1 HIGH 07 R1 399
It’s one of Nike’s most iconic sneakers and, according to some, the shoe that started the sneaker-collecting craze. We love the pop of red and quality leather.
NIKE MEN’S HUARACHE R1 299
The Huarache sneaker expertly combines sport and style for a more athletic look. It has a neoprene inner sleeve, a leather upper and a comfy midsole cushioning.
VANS MEN’S OLD SKOOL R699
The classic skater sneaker is designed in durable canvas for comfort and breathability. We love the two-tone blue and iconic side stripe.
ASICS WOMEN’S GEL-LYTE lll MONOCHROME R1 499
Running shoe experts Asics have brought us a quality everyday sneaker. Choose a pair in crisp white because the white sneaker trend ain’t going nowhere.
ADIDAS ORIGINALS WOMEN’S VERITAS FARM R1 299
Inspired by the lush beauty of Rio de Janeiro’s Botanical Garden, they add a bit of playfulness to a sleek all-black outfit. They are also available in a vibrant floral print.
VANS WOMEN’S SK8-HI SLIM ZIP LEATHER R1 599
With pastel pink and white leather uppers and a glitzy gold zip entry at the heel, this pair of high-tops can easily be worn on a night out on the town.
NIKE WOMEN’S KAISHI SHOE R849
The Kaishi trainer is light and breathable and will look great with all manner of leggings and sportswear.
ADIDAS STAN SMITHS From R999
Who wouldn’t want to own a little bit of style history? This clean-cut shoe is available in a variety of colours and is an absolute essential for any shoe collection.
CONVERSE ALL STAR R699
It’s not new to the sneaker scene, but this true classic never gets old. It may be your third pair, but lacing up a clean new pair of Converse sneakers never gets old.
CAN YOU KICK IT?
Yes, you can. Swipe your RCS Card today, and get the sneakers you love. Your RCS Card gives you access to the RCS shopping network of over 21 000 stores, including South Africa’s leading fashion brands.