The 15 Best Luxury Sneakers to Buy Right Now
The sneaker industry is one of the largest today, and luxury brands have taken notice. From unique styles to classic shapes, designer brands have made a sneaker for almost everyone—no matter what your preference is. In an attempt to narrow it down to the best ones, we've listed down the best men's luxury sneakers from the biggest brands in the world.
1| Gucci Rhyton Gucci Logo Leather Sneaker
From being known for leather accessories, Gucci has repositioned itself as one of the biggest players in the sneaker industry. The Italian brand's Ace sneakers, which feature green and red stripes, are classic. But if you want to go full-on with Alessandro Michele's vision, why not cop the Rhyton sneakers?
Price upon request, gucci.com
2| Balenciaga Track.2 Sneakers
Balenciaga has a track record for producing attention-grabbing sneakers. The newest to come is no different: Meet the Track.2, a maximalist design that's reminiscent of '90s sneakers. The hiking-inspired sneaker really isn't for everyone, but one thing's for sure, you're bound to get some reactions while wearing the pair. There's even a light-up LED version if you want to make that a sure thing.
Price upon request, balenciaga.com/ph
3| Berluti Stellar Sneakers
Berluti is in good hands. Under Kris Van Assche, the brand has undergone a full re-brand. If you're looking for near-perfect white sneakers, then the French brand should be your first stop. What makes the sneaker is that it's not your typical pair, just take a look at the irregular shape.
Price upon request, berluti.com
4| Common Projects White Original Achilles Low Sneakers
Nothing beats a white sneaker and Common Projects makes one of the best takes on it. If white really isn't your thing, the Achilles is available in almost every color. Really, it's an essential since the classic court style sneaker goes with everything from suits to jeans and even shorts.
Price upon request, commonprojects.com
5| Tom Ford Jago Sneakers
Known for classic tailoring, Tom Ford makes a selection of sneakers that are expectedly sophisticated. His latest release, a sports-style sneaker, is a step away from his usual designs. It's a combination of almost every recent sneaker trend that surprisingly manages to work. It features a sock opening, nylon mesh upper, and Tom Ford logos.
6| Prada Cloudbust Sneakers
Prada is usually more known for its leather shoes than sneakers but the Cloudbust is changing that this year. One of the most popular styles right now, it's a sporty and innovative design made of mesh and rubber. It's refreshingly contemporary in a sea of plain sneakers.
Price upon request, prada.com
7| Alexander McQueen Oversized Sneaker
If these Alexander McQueen sneakers look familiar, then you're probably seeing its resemblance to Adidas' Stan Smiths/Superstars. It's the same sneaker albeit oversized with exaggerated proportions. The rubber sole is what really makes the shoe but the little details such as the flat laces and smooth calf leather are also a hit.
Price upon request, alexandermcqueen.com
8| Maison Margiela Replica Sneakers
Gray sneakers are a bit of a rarity. Once you discover how versatile a pair is, it's hard to go back to whites and blacks. The color is as neutral as far as neutrals go, blending in with denim, beige, black, and can even tone down bright hues.
Price upon request, maisonmargiela.com
9| Lanvin Low-Top Grained Bull Calfskin Sneaker
Before the sneaker trend really kicked off, Lanvin owned low-top sneakers in the most luxurious materials. Almost a decade after and the French brand still makes some good designs with quality to match.
10| Hermès Vitesse Sneaker
Dad-style sneakers are still going strong. Even Hermès is getting in on the trend with this white and gray pair. Made of Epsom leather and technical canvas, it features fixed laces for easy slip on and off wear.
Y-3 is known for making sneakers that have a distinct look to them. These high-tops, inspired by basketball, take the style to another level with little details that to make it different. There's also a subtle logo to top off the minimalist shoe.
12| Off-White CST-001 Moto Wrap Sneakers
Pretty much anything Off-White makes becomes highly-coveted, so really you won't have trouble picking from the many sneakers the brand makes every season. We've picked the most unique looking high-tops which feature Velcro straps and a string closure for the adventurous guy.
13| Saint Laurent Andy Sneakers
Every brand has its own version of the white sneaker, but Saint Laurent is the only one to have multiple takes on the classic. One of the latest is the Andy which features the Saint Laurent logo embossed on the side and a pull tab.
Price upon request, ysl.com
14| Golden Goose Superstar
Golden Goose is some sort of pioneer when it comes to the ugly sneakers trend and no sneaker list would be complete without the Superstar. Aside from the vintage look, Golden Goose added a few details to make it's signature sneakers stand out: the use of suede, an openwork star, rubber sole, and calf leather.
15| Dior B23 High-Top Sneakers in Dior Oblique
When the B23s made its debut on the Dior runway, it made itself known as the "it" of the year. Even months after and the hype for these high-tops hasn't died down. You can cop these in other versions too, but nothing beats the original colorway above.