Comfortable kicks have been enjoying a major resurgence the past few years, and we fully plan on riding that wave for as long as possible. So to continue keeping our feet as stylish as they are happy, we sussed out the top five sneaker trends you're bound to see everywhere in 2018.
The 5 Sneakers Trends You Need to Know Heading into 2018
The Spice Girls' shoe of choice is making a comeback. The only difference: The 2018 version is much sleeker than its chunky '90s predecessor. Whether you prefer a sporty version or menswear-inspired pair, just be sure to look for clean, minimal silhouettes.
Get the look: Tretorn ($80); Superga ($109); Dolce Vita ($125); Fenty Puma by Rihanna ($160)
This is one instance in which size really does matter. Giant bows and knots that flop as you walk are going to be just about everywhere come spring. Pro tip: If you don't want to invest in a whole new pair of trendy kicks, just swap your normal laces for a super chunky set to create mammoth bows of your own.
Get the look: Nine West ($80); Halogen ($90); Reebok ($135); Cédric Charlier ($210)
Seriously. Sneaks that were once considered clunky and unsightly are now making their way down the runway at shows like Chanel, Balenciaga and Dior. Turns out your dad might have been on to something with his 45 pairs of New Balance 990s.
Get the look: Adidas ($120); New Balance ($160); Nike ($160); Stella McCartney ($640)
We're not just talking two or three hues, oh no. We're talking about kicks that are decked out in basically every color Roy G. Biv has to offer. You don't even need to stick to one color family; just pile them all on there for a look that's pretty much guaranteed to make you smile every time you look down.
Get the look: Qupid ($33); Merrell ($37); Adidas x Pharrell ($135); Kenzo ($335)
Adidas Superstar. Nike Air Force 1. Checkered Vans slip-ons. These iconic styles are proving that they truly are timeless classics worth the investment. Be prepared to see a lot more pairs of high-top Converse walking around your neighborhood.
Get the look: Keds ($40); Adidas Stan Smith ($75); Asics ($85); Nike Air Max ($115)