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Top 5 Most Popular Alexander McQueen Sneakers

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In the past few years, there have been heightened collaborations between both streetwear and luxury brands. While big luxury names like Balenciaga and Gucci have taken their step into the sneaker space, luxury brands have taken over.  

Millennials tend to spend a considerable amount on the way they express themselves, seeing it as more of an investment than anything else. As such, the trend has shifted from standard hoodies to luxury brand names.


The Popularity of Alexander McQueen

With the advent of luxury streetwear comes names like Gucci and Alexander McQueen. With the ladder, McQueen brings an established air of sophistication to it, an air of luxury that no other brands bring. With more adults investing in streetwear, the fashion styles are moving into something a bit more refined, and as such Alexander McQueen’s designs have begun to hit the spotlight. 

Cementing its place as a household name the moment the brand was selected to design the lace wedding dress of the Duchess of Cambridge in 2011, Alexander McQueen was immediately backed by all the right people, with the company Kering — one of the fashion industry’s giants — acquiring the brand since the last decade. With resources and opportunities abound, the last few years have been a whirlwind of hot releases in the sneaker space, with some of the most popular silhouettes mentioned down below. 

Alexander McQueen Oversized Sneaker ‘White Black’ 2019 WMNS

With a rounded toe and trimmed with black suede heel, this oversized sneaker from Alexander McQueen comes in a completely black and white colourway. The upper and the midsole are completely white, with the heel counter sports a splash of black with Alexander McQueen’s logo present on both the heels. While the overall silhouette of the shoe is quite chunky, the sneaker itself is made of smooth calf leather.

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Alexander McQueen Oversized Air Oversole Sneaker ‘White Black’ WMNS

One of the more chunkier silhouettes on the list, the entire upper has a white blocking, with a splash of black throughout the heel counter. The Alexander McQueen logo appears on top of the tongue and on the aforementioned heel counter, contrasting in white font. The interesting thing about the shoe is the sole, which is encased in a large bubble of transparent gum. The sole inside has a white and light brown colour blocking, giving that added touch of transparency to it. 

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Alexander McQueen Oversized Sneaker ‘Black White’ WMNS

This sneaker by Alexander McQueen is exclusively for women, with the midsole and outsole of the shoe disproportionately large compared to the rest. This gives the sneaker an added retro feel to it. The entire upper is made out of black leather. with the midsole and outsole of the shoe completely in white. The laces of the shoe are also black in colour and behind the shoe on the heel counter, the Alexander McQueen logo comes in a fine line of silver.

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Alexander McQueen Oversized Sneaker ‘White Brown Glitter’ WMNS

This oversized sneaker from Alexander McQueen lives up to its name with its two-tone look of white and glittery brown. The shoe comes in a low top, oversized silhouette, with the entire upper made out of white leather. The laces and tongue on the shoe come in a silvery tone, with the Alexander McQueen logo appearing on top of the tongue and behind the shoe on the heel counter. The midsole and the outsole of the shoe come in stark contrast, made up of shiny brown material with a glittering finish. The shoe has a nice sporty touch to it, making it the perfect sneaker for women that are out and about.

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Alexander McQueen Oversized Court Trainer ‘White Patchouli’ WMNS

This oversized shoe from Alexander McQueen comes in a chunky silhouette with a large sole, adding to its retro aesthetic. The colours used on the shoe are also subtle and complement each other, as the entire upper is made out of white. At the back of the shoe, the heel counter is made of a beautiful pink beige, giving the extra feminine touch to it. 

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