The Top 10 High Voltage Sneaker Collaborations Of 2018
Sneakers have changed around us in a very charismatic way. With their long history, they have now become an essential part of the people’s daily life. The initial usage was mostly for sports purpose, but sneakers have now spread to fashion and other branches of our life. They have created a significant impact on sports, culture, music and movies even. The word hype has always been around sneaker, and excellent collaboration with famous names have been an age-old exercise in sneaker scene. This year we have seen some fantastic sneakers that had famous names and brands teaming on them. But the following shines the most among them. Here are the top 10 high voltage sneaker collaborations of 2018.
The adidas Yeezy Boost 350 V2 ‘Butter’ was a massive release this year for the Yeezy lovers. With the unique colourway, the sneaker comes in a Primeknit upper. Boost sole is hidden inside the rubber midsole coverage. So you are sure to enjoy comfort on every stride. Tonal heel pull tab and rope style laces complete this sneaker. This Yeezy Boost 350 V2 hype shows that it has the potential to be one of the best drops of this year. And Yeezy 350 V2 are not out of the sneakerheads favourite list yet.
Adidas’ collaboration with the famous designer Alexander Wang is a mind-blowing one. And this year the duo take their magic on the Alexander Wang x adidas Originals Bball Soccer shoes. A perfect mix of adidas’ iconic Football shoe upper with basketball elements definitely deserves to be on the list. This premium suede crafted sneaker shows its deconstructed look with the upside down branding. Enjoy the best possible comfort with Boost on it.
This sneaker is a decade old on its original release. In 2018 Nike brings back the iconic atmos x Nike Air Max 1 ‘Animal 2.0’. The sneaker features animal prints like tiger, leopard, zebra, and pony on the upper. Which offers an undeniably wild look. The black detailing on the upper is used to replace the original’s ivory shades. Premium leather is an advertisement of extra luxury. Altogether the ‘Animal 2.0’ is an absolute cope for sneaker lovers.
Fans of Converse experienced a great release from the brand. The Golf Le Fleur x Converse One Star ‘Jade Lime’ was to create envy towards green. Converse collaborated with Tyler, the Creator to bring an effortless sneaker that will brighten up your wardrobe. The regular side wall star has been replaced with a retro-inspired vibrant floral design. The sneaker perfectly reflects its skateboarding nature with an unbeatable elevated triumphant collaborative relationship.
Last year the iconic “THE TEN” collection was on top of all over the sneaker world hype. Another new from this coveted collaboration is the Off-White x Nike Air Jordan 1 White. The sneaker shows the habitual deconstructed look with the leather and mesh upper. Big Swoosh accompanies the lateral side while black lettering on the medial side. The “AIR” branding drops on the midsole. It seems like this year’s sneaker trend will also be a Virgil Abloh filled one and there is no signal of it slowing down any soon.
Nike started their collaboration with the famous Dutch artist, Piet Parra, back in 2005. To make a substantial step again in the world of art, streetwear, and most certainly sneakers, the duo has teamed in 2018 201 created the iconic Parra x Nike Air Max 1. This colourful sneaker is one hell of a sleek silo, and it has become a must cope for sneakerheads.
The Pharrell Williams and adidas collaboration do not need any new introduction. The duo started first back in 2014, and since then they have created nothing but hype. For their latest heat drop, they brought the Pharrell Williams x adidas Originals NMD Hu Pink Glow. This sneaker is a part of the ‘Holi’ pack. Coms dressed in a dusty pink accent. And enjoy the best comfort with the underneath Boost sole. It is an unavoidable addition to your sneaker collection of this year.
This year Swoosh lovers were amazed to celebrate the Air Max Day with the undeniable jewel, the Sean Wotherspoon x Nike Air Max 1/97. This beautiful hybrid sneaker exposes itself infused with two iconic Nike sneakers. It takes the Air Max 97 upper and textured corduroy performed with the Air Max 1. A white midsole infused with the Air unit that emits red from the inside of it. Finishes off with a multicoloured outsole. If you managed a pair while retail was on, then you have got a great deal because resell are not coming cheap.
Last year Skepta and Nike collaborated on the Air Max 97, and it was a huge success. And now this year the duo came back with the Skepta x Nike Air Max 97/BW. This new sleek silo is a hybrid between the Air Max Classic BW and the Air Max 97. The sneaker comes in a clean white colour aesthetic. Big red and blue Swoosh logo adorns the side wall. With a full AIR Unit underneath it is indeed a unique and ultra-exclusive footwear piece.
Travis Scott and Nike collaborated to create the Travis Scott x Nike Air Jordan 4 ‘Cactus Jack’. It pays tribute to the Oilers, the former NFL team from Travis Scott’s hometown Houston. The sneaker features a ‘University Blue’ suede upper. Black detailing accents can be seen on top. Instead of normal Jumpman signature on the hang tag and the heel tab, the ‘Cactus Jack’ branding is visible there. A silver Jumpman logo appears on the tongue perfectly complements the speckled wing tabs and heel counter. This is a perfect pair for this season’s high fashion.
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