This year was an exciting year in sneaker releases. The thrill of a sneaker drop was something starting to feel like a bygone era, but 2022 delivered some iconic releases and exciting collabs.
It seems the days of Jordan brand and Yeezy dominating the year-end lists. This year brought diversity to the landscape.
Take a look at five of the top releases below.
Nike x Louis Vuitton Air Force 1
News of Virgil Abloh’s death rocked the fashion world in 2021. When the Nike x Louis Vuitton Air Force 1, the luxury shoe quickly became one of one of the most desired sneakers of the year — and rightly so.
Gucci x Adidas Gazelle
In 2022, Gucci teamed up with Adidas on the Gazelle collection, which was released in eight different colorways.
Air Jordan 1 “Lost & Found”
If the Jordan brand releases a retro, it’s sure to be a must-cop. But a retro drop of one of the greatest sneakers of all time? That’s what Jordan delivered with the “Lost & Found.”
JJJJound x New Balance 990v3 “Montreal”
Montral-based designer JJJJound teamed up with New Balance to create one of the most sought-after sneakers in 2022.
New Balance x Joe Freshgoods 9060 “Inside Voices”
The Joe Freshgoods “Inside Voices” colorway was a can’t miss collaboration with New Balance.