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Celebrity Style Guide: Sneaker Edition

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Celebrities, as trendsetters and fashion influencers, have played a significant role in propelling sneakers into the spotlight and shaping sneaker culture.

From the red carpet to casual outings, celebrities have been spotted sporting a wide range of sneaker styles, creating unique and fashionable looks that captivate the masses. Some stars like Billie Eilish and Travis Scott have even collaborated with powerhouses like Nike to design their own signature shoe collections, further elevating the status of sneakers in the fashion industry.

Today, we’ll step into their world and look at some celebrities and their sneaker rotations.

Kendall Jenner

1. Adidas Samba

Source: Your Next Shoes

 

As a prominent supermodel and influencer, Kendall Jenner has a significant impact on fashion trends and has consistently showcased her love for sneakers in a variety of stylish and creative ways. 

Beyond her love for sneakers, Kendall Jenner’s ability to embrace her own unique style while setting trends has made her an icon in the fashion world. By incorporating sneakers into her everyday looks, she has encouraged a generation of fashion enthusiasts to embrace comfort and self-expression without compromising on style.

The Adidas Samba has made waves around TikTok in recent times, garnering a tremendous surge in popularity as a result.  With its retro soccer-inspired design accompanied by the classic three-stripe design, the Adidas Samba is versatile and can easily accompany any outfit in your wardrobe. 

Sported by the likes of fellow supermodels such as Bella Hadid, Kendall has had a huge influence in taking the Samba popularity to new heights. A simple green tank top and a cream bottoms donned by Kendall displays the Sambas clear ability to be accompanied with a casual outfit and is perfect for outfits in hot climates such as Singapore.

2. Tom Sachs x NikeCraft Mars Yard

Source: Footwear News

 

Kendall Jenner’s fascination with the Tom Sachs Mars Yard sneakers showcases her ability to blend fashion, innovation, and art into one cohesive statement. Being a choice in Kendall’s rotation has further propelled the sneakers’ popularity, solidifying the sneaker’s status as a cultural icon, appreciated by sneaker enthusiasts and fashion enthusiasts alike. Her dark orange gym outfit masterfully displays the shoes’ ability to perfectly blend between fitness and style.

 

Inspired by the challenges and complexities of space exploration and meticulously crafted with attention to detail, they offer a unique blend of style and functionality. Known for their limited availability and collector’s appeal, the Tom Sachs Mars Yard sneakers have become a cultural icon, appreciated by sneaker enthusiasts and art lovers alike.

3. Converse Chuck Taylor

Source: InStyle

Like the rest of us, Kendall owns a pair of Chuck Taylors and sports a casual summer outfit above with an elegant oversized top and straight denim jeans with her brown Chuck Taylors.

Converse Chuck Taylors, often referred to simply as “Chucks,” are timeless sneakers that have left an indelible mark on the world of footwear and popular culture. Introduced in 1917, these classic canvas sneakers have become synonymous with casual style.

SUGA (Min Yoongi) of BTS

1. Nike Dunk Low 'Black White' 2021

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Suga, the multi-talented rapper and producer the globally acclaimed K-pop group BTS is seen above effortlessly rocking the Nike Dunk Low Panda, pairing them with black trousers to create a monochromatic look throughout the outfit and thoroughly showcasing the sneakers’ versatility and ability to elevate any ensemble.

The infamous Nike Dunk Low Panda, has received restock time and time again since its initial release which saw it be an instant hit with sneaker heads all around the world. Love it or hate it, the sneaker’s monochromatic color palette and classic silhouette means that it is a versatile option for anyone’s rotation.

2. Nike Air Jordan 1 Retro High OG "Rookie of the Year"

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Suga was seen showing his love for Jordans in his recent collaboration with PSY of “Gangnam Style” fame in the “That That” music video recently, accompanied by a leopard print shirt and a cream two piece.

The Air Jordan 1 Rookie of the Year, with its captivating design and significance in basketball history as a nod to Michael Jordan’s historic rookie season in 1984-1985 when he won the Rookie of the Year award, has become a symbol of determination, achievement, and success. 

3. Nike Travis Scott x Air Jordan 1 Retro Low OG 'Reverse Mocha'

Being part of a group renowned for its extravagant and expensive fashion, Suga wore the Nike Travis Scott Jordan 1 Low OG ‘Reverse Mocha’. 

Accompanied with a Valentino bag that the South Korean rapper is now an ambassador of, Suga donned an all black outfit with flared trousers that made the hyped sneaker collaboration a subtle yet notable addition to his outfit.

Travis Scott x Air Jordan 1 Low OG 'Reverse Mocha'

Nike and Travis Scott have collaborated multiple times over the years and the releases have always seen unbelievable heights with the likes of Jordan 1 Lows and Air Maxes. The ‘Reverse Mocha’ is perhaps one of the sneakers most synonymous with Travis on first glance due to its use of brown within its color palette, a color closely associated with the rapper.

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