The Month's Best New Sneakers


The biggest September releases, including Common Projects, Reebok, Nike and New Balance

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Converse

Converse has taken the All Star and given it a waterproof makeover for autumn. It features a Nike Lunarlon sole and Counter Climate Shield Canvas (sounds impressive, doesn't it?) to keep your feet warm, dry and stylish.

Converse Pro Shield Canvas, £65, converse.com

Golden Goose

An exclusive to Mr Porter, these classic tennis shoes with an on-trend chunky sole from Golden Goose are made out of untreated leather, allowing them to age and crease naturally, which is a good thing. Definitely a good thing.

Golden Goose Starter Contrast-Trimmed Leather Sneakers, £315, mrporter.com

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Common Projects

The flagship Achilles model from Common Projects has been updated in a suave and versatile army-green colourway for autumn.

Common Projects Original Achilles, £265, mrporter.com

Adidas Consortium x Concepts

A contemporary update of a trainer that first released in 1993, this new version of the EQT arrives with Adidas' coveted boost sole, as well as a quality suede upper.

Adidas Consortium x Concepts EQT Support 93/16, £145, endclothing.com

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New Balance

The definitive New Balance model, these navy leather 576s re crafted in the brand's Flimby factory (by a small trainer-making elf we imagine) and are finished off with subtle beige and grey detailing, as well as Union Jack stitched onto each tongue.

New Balance M576 Made in England, £129, newbalance.co.uk

Nike

The ultimate 'dad' trainer (that's no bad thing) Nike's intensely retro Air Max 96 SE has been reworked for the present day with a leather and nylon construction and not one, but two embroidered swoosh logos along the sides.

Nike Air Max 96 SE XX, £149, footpatrol.co.uk

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Puma x Bobbito

Puma has teamed up with contemporary artist Bobbito Garcia for a reworking of their classic Clyde trainer. This version comes in an understated, autumnal colourway, with a suede upper and off-white sole.

Reebok x Faces and Laces

In collaboration with Moscow-based Faces & Laces, Reebok has taken the Club C and given it a black and high-vis revamp, while the pebble-dashed midsole represents the ongoing construction work in Moscow, apparently.

Reebok X Faces & Laces Club C 85, £89, endclothing.com

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Vans

A clean, minimalist version of a Vans classic, these Old Skools swap out the usual canvas for 'Deluxe' leather, while the iconic side stripe is replaced with a nice subtle perforation.

Vans Leather Old Skool Reissue DX, £80, vans.com

Filling Pieces

The latest output from Amsterdam-based Filling Pieces represents the brand's low-key luxe approach to trainers. These simple (but very well made, of course) black and white pair in pebble grain leather are a particular favourite.

Filling Pieces Low Top Ripple Black, £169, fillingpieces.com