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. Instead, I am opting for the cheaper alternative from the high street.
Where can I buy the best chunky sneakers this season?
The new sneaker from Bershka features a mix of mesh and leather panelling in a multi-colour combination. The trainer features a mix of panels, intricate lacing detail with a technical foam insole.
The latest sneaker from Zara is a combines a retro feel with a modern sensibility. The old school runner is updated in a maxi-sole design with stabiliser detailing. The trainer features a mix of material and colour to create a must-have sneaker of the season.
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.
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.
Let your chain do the talking with this slightly bonkers chain-detailed sneaker from Bershka. The dual chrome chains drape from the back of the trainer to the side for a grungy aesthetic.
What are your favourite chunky trainers to wear?