With summer in full swing, an extra bank holiday and promises of a heat wave just around the corner, Jubilee Weekend is set to be one of the year’s most feel-good celebrations. Landing just two weeks before the summer solstice, the long weekend is a chance to show off your very best sneakers.
Things have changed a bit for 2022. Air Jordan 1s are being outshined by New Balance 550s, Nike Dunks are even bolder and Yeezy Slides are finally starting to win people over. So you can secure your place as the best-dressed on the block, we’ve rounded up this season’s most in-demand styles that are worth every single penny.
Nike Dunk Low Retro Black White
A firm favourite, the Nike Nike Dunk Low Retro Black White has officially reached icon status. Versatile, timeless and effortless to style, this simple-but-effective monochrome shoe is fitted with lightweight cushioning to keep you comfy all day. Perfect for city breaks and summer BBQs alike, invest in the Nike Dunk Low Retro Black White and you’ll never want to take them off.
Air Jordan 1 Mid Linen
Neutrals are the name of the game this summer, and the Air Jordan 1 Mid Linen is all you need to steal the show. Elevating the legendary AJ1 silhouette to luxury status, the all-leather upper comes in a clean beige and white colourway, with Jordan and Nike branding added throughout. The mid-top collar is padded for comfort and lightweight cushioning underfoot delivers that all-day comfort Jordans are famed for.
New Balance 550 White Grey
The must-have silhouette of 2022, the New Balance 550 boasts retro appeal, premium craftsmanship and versatile styling potential. The all-leather upper comes in perforated and smooth panels, while New Balance logos throughout offer that instant brand recognition. The clean grey-and-white colourway means you can pair these with anything, and optimised cushioning underfoot delivers the comfort NB is known for.
Yeezy Slide Pure
A shoe that divided the internet when it first landed in 2020, the Yeezy Slide has now won over fans thanks to its sustainable composition, clean aesthetic and styling potential. Crafted from EVA foam, the sole is moulded to fit your foot closely, while a serrated outsole delivers on grip. An off-duty staple that’s perfect for summer, wear these to that Jubilee Weekend party or around the pool when you’re on your summer holiday.
Nike Air Force 1 Triple White
An undisputed icon, the Nike Air Force 1 Triple White is a certified must-have. Crafted from supple leather and boasting the same sporty vibe as the 1982 original, breathable perforations on the toe box ensure optimised ventilation, while Air cushioning underfoot promises to keep you comfy all day. An essential for the warmer months, the versatility of the AF1 Triple White ensures it’ll go with shorts, jeans and joggers alike.