7 Refreshed Sneaker Classics to Update Your Shoe Rotation

Time to add these comebacking retro trainers to your collection.

Some old-fashioned pairs never go out of style.

Many retro trainers have already been released in this age of revival, but more are still due for a comeback until the final quarter of 2019. These classic silhouettes combine modern fashion with signature looks that have stayed hip for decades and counting.

Adidas ZX 7000 Throwback Collection

The "30 Years of Torsion" collection is a blast from the past, particularly the '80s. The Adidas Originals ZX 7000 kept the said technology in the green midsole for a unique performance capability that focuses on guidance. Among the four Torsion-equipped pairs, the ZX 7000 has stayed most true to its original form, with the rest getting minor alterations.

Sneakernstuff x New Balance 577


A double celebration deserves a sneaker collaboration. The New Balance 577 and Sneakernstuff decide to team up in commemoration of their 30th and 20th anniversaries, respectively. The pack, whose tagline is "The Kids Have Grown Up," features a shoe with tan suede upper, white leather tongue, navy suede heel piece, and bright pink text accents.

Air Jordan 1 Retro High OG Sail/Obsidian-University Blue

Looking back at the collegiate career of His Airness, this AJ1 takes a break from the famous Chicago Bulls colorway and boasts the colors of Michael Jordan's alma mater, the UNC Tar Heels. It has a Sail leather upper, as well as Obsidian leather toe, eyelets, ankle collar, and the iconic Swoosh. The ankle straps, heel, and branding on tongue tags are rendered in Carolina Blue.

Nike Air Max 97 Sunburst

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As part of Nike’s Sunburst sneaker pack, This vibrant pair, which is part of the "Sunburst" pack, pays tribute to one of the brand's classic logos designed in 1972 that became the fashion standard at that time. The bold Air Max 97 sports a golden yellow and orange upper, bright red and green side linings, and a Sunburst logo in the middle, tongue, and insole.

Nike Air Ghost Racer White/Atom Red-Neon Yellow-Dark Grey

The lightweight marathon shoe from 1998 is making its return a little sooner than you expected, in time for a mesh and leather trend. The Air Ghost Racer's neon yellow mesh upper and white leather accents contrast its bright reddish-burgundy Swooshes on the middle, tongue, and heel. The heel is armed with the signature Zoom Air tech for maximum comfort and protection.

Adidas Nite Jogger Semi Frozen Yellow


The first-ever reflective shoe from Adidas was released in 1980 and is coming back as an exclusive for women's. The aptly named Nite Jogger comes with hi-res yellow mesh, nylon, and suede materials, accentuated with a "3M" reflective on the overlays.

Air Jordan Retro 12 Reverse Taxi

The monochromatic Jordan 12 puts emphasis on a black suede upper that is complemented with white rubber sole and metallic gold eyelets. The bright red Jumpman logo and yellow taxi-colored "TWO 3" tongue graphics seals the deal.


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