The ever so popular chunky sneaker shows 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.
Here are my favourite chunky sole trainers you can buy from the high street.
The contrast mesh sneaker is accented with a pop of neon colour to create an attention-grabbing trainer. The star of the show is without a doubt the bold fluorescent gel air chamber with contrast perfectly with the white colourway.
This sneaker from Pull and Bear adds a technical edge to the chunky sneaker. Featuring intricate cut-out details framing the laces with exaggerated sole extending further past the back of the trainer.
Add height to your chunky trainer with this monochromatic hiking-inspired sneaker silhouette.
Calvin Klein introduces a new chunky trainer into their footwear collection with a distinctive adjustable ankle strap.
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 hiking sneaker from Bershka comes in three colourways. The sneaker is not afraid of combing different elements to create a myriad of detailing.
Sketchers have been given a resurgence with their chunky sole interpretation of the classic d’lite silhouette. The D’lite 3.0 is detailed with contrast topstitching, mesh and metallic detailing.
Available in 4 classic colourways, the chunky trainer from Selected celebrates texture. Boasting a mix of leather and suede to create a luxurious modern interpretation to the chunky sole sneaker.
The Liam sneaker combines leather, suede and perspex elements to create a modern chunky sneaker. This season introduces new colour schemes such as this marbled effect style.
These H&M chunky trainers come in a clean beige monochromatic colourway boasting a combination of mesh and imitation suede panels.
In classic Hilfiger colours, the chunky sole trainer is detailed with textured panels and a distinctive lace style.
The Cannes runner is classic in its design, featuring suede elements and the branded MDV logo at the back.
The Marvin sneaker puts mesh at the centre of the sneaker design. They are detailed with an exaggerated two-tone rubber sole and a mix of suede and smooth leather.
Lightweight and simplistic in design, this monochromatic XL trainer from Bershka focuses on what makes the chunky sneaker so great, the chunky sole.
What are your favourite chunky sneakers to wear?