Sneaker drop: October 2018

Run like Kipchoge, get style like Kanye.

Every great outfit starts from the feet up, which is why Furthermore created a monthly sneaker roundup. Curated by footwear aficionado Ray Polanco Jr., this guide will narrow down the best of sportswear and luxury brands alike. Each issue will also feature a pick from a guest contributor with notable clout in the shoe world. Here, what those in-the-know will be lining up for (physically and virtually) this October.


Kwasi Kessie is a New York City-based celebrity stylist, creative director, and adidas Runners NYC captain. Follow him on Instagram: @kwasikessie.


Ray Polanco Jr. is a Bronx native and LA-based digital storyteller, brand consultant, and mentor to young creatives. He’s worked with artists such as Nas, Kendrick Lamar, and Skrillex and companies including Nike, adidas, and Converse. Keep up with his adventures on Instagram: @RayPolancoJr.

nike vaporfly 4% flyknit

Run like the fastest marathoner ever, Eliud Kipchoge, thanks to Nike’s latest technology. A full-length carbon fiber plate in the midsole minimizes energy loss during your stride which the company says delivers a four-percent improvement in running efficiency compared to previous Nike running shoes. Wanted by runners and sneakerheads alike, these will surely sell out quickly so be ready to buy at 10 a.m. on October 4.
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adidas yeezy boost 350 v2 sesame

Kanye West’s mission to serve the world Yeezys continues this month. Equal parts cozy, equal parts fashion, the neutral earth-tone vibes of the upper results in one of the most versatile sneakers you could own. Here’s a buying tip: Follow @adidasOriginals on Twitter for up-to-the-minute release information and early access to get the purchase link directly to your email.
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vans authentic otw repeat

The California skate company’s iconic “Off The Wall” logo, which doubles as a sticker attached to every pair of Vans, is turned into an all-over print aesthetic. This one-off design [from article author Ray Polanco Jr.] sold out; after a year, it’s back online and in stores.
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virgil abloh off-white x nike blazer hallows eve

Halloween, but make it fashion: The newly appointed Louis Vuitton director of menswear, Virgil Abloh, is back with another Nike collaboration and this one appears to turn a pumpkin inside out. Tune into the Nike SNKRS app to grab your pair mid-October.
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prada cloudbust

Prada is coming to take over everyone’s closet in 2018 and beyond with its new luxury running-inspired shoe. Even fashion elites such as A$AP Rocky, Kanye West, and Don C have been planting their flags in support of the Italian brand. Get your fix of the Prada Cloudbust now because they won’t last long in stores.
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louis vuitton outland boot

“One of the last LV designs by Kim Jones, who was the among the first to marry sportswear and luxury, this boot is coveted globally.” –Kwasi Kessie [FYI, sneaker aficionados look at boots in the same vein thanks to Kanye.]
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