Up till lately, in the event you noticed sneakers in any vogue capability, 9 instances out of 10, they had been a pair from New Balance—both 990v5s or 550s. But after one too many sightings of a brand new, fresher-looking sneaker model on avenue model stars, runway fashions, and Instagram influencers alike, I’m starting to suppose a altering of the guards is upon us. And after all, the cost is led by Bella Hadid.
On Friday, the supermodel was noticed leaving the gymnasium in New York City sporting an oversize Nike polo shirt as a costume, mid-calf athletic socks, and a pair of bright-red Salomon hiking-and-running sneakers. Her pair, known as the XT-4 Advanced Sneakers, includes a drawstring closure and prices slightly below $250, with costs ranging from $210 to $242. Given Hadid’s influential standing, her precise colorway bought out just about instantly. (On GOAT, pairs are promoting for as much as $400.) Luckily, there are many different shades nonetheless available on the market.