We are literally less than a quarter away from the year 2022 – yes, it’s THAT close! This also means that this is the time for us to find the best sneaker trend to follow next year. You can’t flex nor flip something that is not trending, fam!
Also, finding the right trend for you as a sneakerhead could change everything for your sneaker game. It could mean finding out your own personal style and looking more fly than ever! But, if you don’t even know your style, how would you know which trend to follow? However, as always, we got you covered!
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The Sneaker Trend For YOU!
If you’re a sneakerhead who loves the vintage vibe, then this sneaker trend is for you! The sneakers that were history deemed cheesy are now IT! We’re talking about iconic old-school sneakers that are making a major comeback!
And, what better way to do so other than with the most vintage sneaker of them all: New Balance. They are the modern twist to a vintage sneaker that will definitely be riding the 2022 wave!
Basketball & Retros!
Another sneaker trend that will NEVER die out is the love for basketball sneakers. As long as the industry lives, this trend lives as well. It all started out with the GOAT of the game, Michael Jordan. Yes, we’re talking about wearing Jordans all year round!
Basketball sneakers like the classic Air Jordan 1 that has always taken over the game. But more so on other models like the Air Jordan 5s or Jordan 6s! Every and any of the upcoming Jordan collaborations is for YOU if you love B-Ball! Even the Nike Foamposites are looking pretty hot in 2022!
Futuristic & Sustainable
The future of trends is THE sneaker trend: futuristic and sustainable sneakers. Green is the future of all sneakers – eco-friendly and ethically made. Plus, add a little alienistic twist via Kanye, you’ve got a WINNER! We’ve got all types of sustainable sneakers – high-tops, low-tops, and even slip-on sneakers.
Adidas, Yeezy, Nike, and the Jordan Brand are all getting in on the sustainable movement – Nike more than anyone. Adidas’ partnership with Sean Wotherspoon, the infamous Yeezy Foam Runners, and a lot more underrated sneaker brands!
Also, if we’re talking ALIEN vibes, as long as we have Kanye; we’ll never be disappointed. Like the up-and-coming Knit Runners or the first-ever Yeezy collabs!
Another evergreen sneaker trend would be classic sneakers. The sneakers that never go out of style with every year that passes by! You see, there are kicks that have reached the iconic immortal status. No matter how the seasons change, these are the shoes you should ALWAYS keep in your rotation. Like the iconic Air Force 1 or any color of the Yeezy 350s!
And, one of the classics we think will be making a huge splash in 2022 happens to be none other than the Air Max 1s. Actually, we think they’re going to be 2022’s new Dunks! You can read all about our theory here. Also classic sneaker trends include the dad shoes trend fueled by the OG Waverunner itself!
Inspirational Kicks of All Time:
– Air Force 1 x Drake Certified Lover Boy
– Nike Air Max 95 OG Neon
– Adidas Yeezy Boost 350 V2 Black Red
Finally, the last sneaker trend we’re covering for 2022 is comfort. You see, after being in lockdown for so long, we’ve come to a single realization. Comfort is KEY to everything in life. And, we’re pretty sure everyone’s taking THAT trend with them to 2022. No one’s gonna give up comfort now that we’ve finally made it trendy!
This is one of the biggest reasons why Yeezy slides became SO popular! Them or any other slipper-like footwear. It has become socially acceptable to wear this footwear to any social event and still be considered cool! So, that’s why it will be THE sneaker trend of the season!