5 sneaker drops not to be missed for the month of May

5 drops sneakers à ne pas louper pour le mois de Mai

1. AIMÉ LEON DORE X NEW BALANCE 1906R “GREEN”

Teddy Santis, the founder and artistic director of Aimé Leon Dore , is known for his talent and creativity in fashion. He not only successfully runs his own brand, but has also been named creative director of New Balance's Made In USA division. Recently, he announced an unprecedented collaboration between Aimé Leon Dore and New Balance which should cause a sensation among sneaker fans.

After the success of the three colors of Aimé Leon Dore x New Balance 860v2, the collaboration between the two brands continues with the release of the New Balance 1906R.

This new pair of shoes is the result of meticulous and refined work which results in a very elaborate construction. The cream mesh is enhanced by silver and green leather inserts as well as a dark green TPU reinforcement which brings a touch of character to the toebox. The shoe quarter sports the famous N-Lock, but for this edition, it will be copper. The Aimé Léon Doré logo will be present on the tongue and on the insoles.

This new pair of sneakers is the perfect example of the creativity and excellence of Teddy Santis, who never ceases to surprise with his innovative and original collaborations. The Aimé Leon Dore x New Balance 1906R “Green” will be available from May 4, 2023 on the New Balance website and at other retailers, priced at €170.

2. SANDY LIANG X SALOMON XT-6 EXPANSE “CRADDLE PINK”

Sandy Liang, the New York designer known for her whimsical creations, is renowned for her eccentric designs, often filled with flowers and vibrant colors. His collaboration with Salomon is no exception to this rule. Inspired by her Chinatown grandmother and Downtown's hippest seniors, Liang created a pink version of the XT-6 drawing inspiration from her love of cartoons and their pastel tones.

The pair of shoes features a nostalgic pink and green reminiscent of beloved Pokémon characters. This contemporary take on an outdoor classic is dressed in a breathable, lightweight synthetic mesh that's accented with an anime floral decal. This release is a first for the trail-accurate silhouette. The Sandy Liang x Salomon XT-6 EXPANSE "CRADDLE PINK" , will be available from May 5, 2023, at the price of €175 (retail).

3. NIKE AIR MAX SCORPION “WHITE MINT”

The Nike Air Max Scorpion is back with a brand new edition: the Nike Air Max Scorpion White Mint. This new pair of sneakers features a similar silhouette to the Triple Black version, but with an all-white Flyknit upper. The sole is also improved, providing exceptional comfort like Nike's "tomorrow's comfort today".

To add a subtle pop of color, a minty swoosh is placed on the lateral side of the shoe. These new sneakers are designed to provide a perfect fit and optimal comfort all day long.

The Nike Air Max Scorpion White Mint from May 5, 2023 on Nike.com as well as at usual retailers. The price is set at €250. Don't miss the opportunity to treat yourself to this pair of shoes that are both stylish and comfortable!

4. NIKE ZOOM VOMERO 5 “WORN BLUE”

Nike plans to delight sneaker fans with the return of the Nike Zoom Vomero 5 in a new color palette. Following its appearance in the Timeless range, the 2010 model will return in a thriving palette of blues. The classic design features bright and dark blue hues throughout the upper, with a mesh upper covered in geometric cutouts.

The Nike Zoom Vomero 5 Worn Blue is also equipped with 3M reflective inserts for increased visibility in low light. The midsole in off-white tones gives the shoe a running look.

The return of this iconic Nike shoe in a bold and modern color palette. With its classic design and modern details, the Nike Zoom Vomero 5 Worn Blue should attract the attention of sneaker fans from all walks of life. The Nike Zoom Vomero 5 “Worn Blue” will be available from May 12, 2023, at a price of €160 (retail).

5. AIR JORDAN 1 RETRO HIGH OG SP “SPIDER-VERSE”

The film "Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse" is one of the most anticipated films of 2023, and to celebrate its release, Marvel and Jordan Brand have collaborated to create a pair of Air Jordan 1 High OG sneakers in limited edition that perfectly captures the spirit of the film.

The pair is constructed from different materials such as leather, canvas, suede and patent panels, offering a unique and original design. The red color dominates the entire shoe, recalling the colors of Spiderman's costume. Geometric patterns in yellow and blue tones are applied to the quarter panel, providing contrast with the rest of the shoe.

With its unique design and quality construction, the Air Jordan 1 High OG “Spider-Verse” is a must-have addition for all sneaker collectors and pop culture fans.

The price of the Air Jordan 1 High OG “Spider-Verse” will be €200 and will be available from May 20, 2023 on SNKRS and other stores. In addition, a special box accompanies this version to pay homage to the Spider-Man animated film.

Written by Yeazzy.

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