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.
Here are my favourite chunky sneakers you can buy from the high street.
For spring, the chunky sole has a fresh new update with a gel sole adding a playful twist to the popular sneaker trend.
An explosion of neon envelops this chunky running style trainer from Pull and Bear. They are detailed with fluorescent elements and transparent panels to create a statement with your footwear.
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.
Celebrate the end of winter with a pop of colour with bright orange, blue and green accents contrasting a mesh panel.
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.
With a spiked sole, chain detail and distressed effect, Bershka’s new sneaker gives a fresh feel to this popular chunky sneaker trend.
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.
You can’t go wrong with an all-white chunky sneaker. This monochromatic style from Bershka is detailed with a jagged track sole.
What are your favourite chunky sneakers to wear?