The ever so popular chunky sneakers show no signs of slowing down as we enter a new decade. 2020 introduces a wealth of new designs, silhouettes and technical detailing in a bid to add fresh new energy to the oversaturated trend.
While the Balenciaga Triple S will always be on the top of my chunky sneaker wish list, my bank account has other plans for how I spend my money this year. So instead, I am opting for the cheaper alternative from the high street.
Where can I buy the best chunky sneakers this season?
The latest sneaker from Zara takes the running sneaker to new heights. The sneaker features a knitted upper detail with pull tabs on the tongue and at the back. The sole is bold and features a unique design in a contrasting colour.
This sneaker from Mango has a Phylon sole, designed to be lightweight and comfortable. In addition, the unique design features a multi-panelled upper made with a mix of suede, embossed leather and mesh fabric.
Chunky sneakers can be styled in a streetwear look or worn with tailoring for an unexpected style aesthetic.
The venture sneaker is Veja’s take on the popular sneaker trend with a mixture of rubber, leather and ripstock fabrication. It is detailed with the classic V and embossed logo at the back.
An evolution from the Intruder, the raider sneaker style comes in a low profile with a trail grip rubber sole.
The iconic converse all star is reimagined with a chunky gummed sole, breathing new life into this classic footwear staple.
Boasting a multi-panelled upper, this sneaker from Zara combines in an all-grey colourway accented with darker tones for a 3D effect.
The Intruder from CAT is the embodiment of sturdy footwear with a workwear edge. The Intruder nods to a previous design from the ’90s updated to fit perfectly into the chunky sneaker trend in typical CAT fashion.
The Marvin sneaker puts mesh at the centre of the sneaker design. They feature an exaggerated two-tone rubber sole and a mix of suede and smooth leather.
From the volume sneaker collection, this silhouette takes a futuristic approach to the running shoe. With hollowed-out soles and a hybrid squared/rounded toe. It’s going to be hard not to resist adding these trainers into your basket. These also come in a high top with Velcro straps.
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What are your favourite chunky trainers to wear?