These Five Luxury Sneakers Will Take Your Fall Footwear to the Next Level
September 27, 2016
With fall just around the corner and the new season of footwear and clothing out on the racks, there are plenty of options to choose from when updating your sneaker rotation for the colder months. High-end brands now all produce a range of sneakers, so it can be daunting to distill a favorite or sort through all of the options available. With that in mind, we’re highlighting some of our top choices below to elevate your shoe game. Check out the list below and head over to Neiman Marcus to see even more styles.
GucciGhost x Gucci Dublin Slip-On
One of the coolest streetwear-forward collaborations in the high fashion world this fall, the GucciGhost x Gucci capsule represents the excitement that creative director Alessandro Michele is bringing to the Italian label. Though the GucciGhost collection features several designs, the graffiti riff on Gucci’s iconic monogram is the most eye-catching, adding a recognizable pop to the more muted tones that people wear during the fall. The GucciGhost sneaker itself is an easy to wear slip-on skate shoe style, constructed from soft black leather, with a signature Gucci red and green heel tab. High fashion brands have favored the slip-on sneaker for several seasons now, but the special collaboration print along with Gucci’s rebirth with the “it” crowd makes this one cop-worthy.
Saint Laurent Studded Court Classic Sneaker
Some people lock their white clothing and shoes away when fall season rolls around, but Saint Laurent’s newest Court High Sneaker gives an excuse to keep the light colors going. Crafted in leather with a padded tongue, the sneaker showcases SLP branding on the tongue and heel, and just enough black to make it a fit for your winter wardrobe. Studded detail in the shape of a star on the heel sets these apart from other luxury high-tops and adds some rock-n-roll to their look. If you need excuse before you pull the trigger, 2016 Fall/Winter is last collection that Hedi Slimane worked on before his departure earlier from the brand this year, so you’ll also be owning a piece of history.
Y-3 Leather Qasa
With its space-age silhouette, the Y-3 Qasa continues to be a go-to for fans of contemporary and technical fashion. In its third year of production, the Yohji Yamamoto-designed adidas sneaker shows no signs of losing popularity. Upping the ante for fall, the shoe has entered a new phase of luxe with a triple black colorway that replaces the techno fabric base of the Qasa with leather. Other than the swap out for leather, the newest iteration still maintains the signature details like elastic straps, Y-3 heel branding and tubular sole that made it a favorite of urban ninjas around the world.
Maison Margiela Calf Hair Replica Sneaker
A consistent favorite of celebs and hypebeasts alike, the Margiela Replica sneaker’s latest rendition is designed to keep your feet cozy for the fall. The Parisian-headquartered design house produced the latest Replica in calf hair as an exclusive to Neiman Marcus. A favorite material amongst footwear designers for the fall/winter season from Celine, to Rick Owens, to adidas, the winter-friendly fabric adds texture to a monochromatic outfit, or, if you prefer, some Game of Thrones inspired stylings to your look. Material choice aside, the gum sole is perfect if you’re not a fan of fussing over scuffs and a durable leather lining keeps the sneakers warm and wear-resistant.
Buscemi Leather Slide Sandal
For those who have already maxed out their sneaker collection, entering the luxury slide game might be the next logical choice. With brands like Givenchy and Gucci in the game, options for pints and colors are aplenty, but the Buscemi Slide Sandal is a subtler choice. Not only is the slide constructed from premium pebbled leather but Buscemi has put a Vibram sole on them so that you can flex in the house, or around town in comfort. Branding is kept to a minimum with only a small debossed Buscemi logo visible on the vamp when worn. Hoarders take note — they’re available in black, navy, red, and yellow.