With streetwear and high end fashion merging ever closer, it’s time to up your sneaker game and get to know the casual luxury brands that are leading the way in the world of footwear. Clean lines, sleek silhouettes and innovative, contemporary designs that are constructed from premium fabrics are creeping up the ladder of popularity and nudging aside classic, sportswear styles as the trainer of choice. These premium sneakers may be a little more on the pricey side but their modern, minimal designs mean they can be dressed up or down, making them even more worth the investment.
Looking for your new go-to shoe for the summer season? Take a look at our selection of casual luxury trainer brands below.
Mallet footwear was founded by Tommy Mallet who is best known for his appearances in The Only Way Is Essex, with the aim of creating luxury trainers at a price that all sneaker fans could afford. Every pair of these contemporary, British born sneakers are designed in London and hand-dyed in Europe, where they are made with the highest quality leathers to create the ultimate luxe trainer.
Android Homme are one of the early leaders in the world of casual luxury footwear. Founded in 2008 by designer and creative director Javier Laval in Los Angeles, their goal is to keep the sneaker scene evolving and transforming for the modern man. Their innovative footwear styles are hand-made it Italy with a focus on design, details, construction & quality.
ARKK Copenhagen create sports orientated sneakers that are constructed from technical fabrics with extreme comfort in mind. For their designs, the brand draws inspiration from the simplicity and minimalism of Scandinavian architecture, resulting in clean lines and slick shapes.