Puma’s RS-0Polaroid sneakers. Picture credit: PUMA X POLAROID

Sportswear brands and luxury labels offer the footwear in a host of styles, colours and materials

WITH sportswear still riding high as a wardrobe staple, sneakers are a footwear must-have for autumn. Whether worn with jeans, dresses or to bring a casual twist to a stylish suit, sneakers come in a host of styles, colours and materials. Sportswear brands aren't the only ones outing sneakers these days, with luxury labels keen for a slice of the action. Here are five must-have models for fall 2018.

MUST-HAVES

Puma RS-0 Polaroid

For its launch, the Puma RS-0 has teamed up with several major brands for a series of collaborations. One of those brands is Polaroid, which celebrated its 80th anniversary last year. This sneaker collaboration features various details evoking the Polaroid OneStep instant camera.

The shoes come with 6mm reflective laces, a premium white leather upper, micro-perforated air vents and the brand's signature Polaroid Color Spectrum on the tongue. This model is available from Puma stores, Puma stockists and online at www.puma.com.

Yeezy Boost 350 V2 Triple White by adidas Originals

Yeezy sneakers

The fruit of a long-term collaboration between Kanye West and adidas Originals rank highly among sneaker fans favourites. The Yeezy Boost 350 V2 Triple White shoes are set to land in their largest drop ever tomorrow.

These flashy white sneakers stand out with their streamlined design and translucent Boost sole. Sign up at www.adidas.fr/yeezy and www.yeezysupply.com to bag a pair when they land.

Fila Disruptor 2 Repeat

This sports brand, which made a major comeback a couple of years ago, scored a heavyweight hit with its Disruptor sneakers, currently being snapped up by fashion fans.

For autumn, Fila returns with the Disruptor 2 Repeat, a premium white leather style featuring the brand logo running all around the shoe, from heel to toe. This model is out now and is expected to be one of the hottest styles of the season.

LUXURY SNEAKERS

Gucci Flashtrek

The Italian fashion house combines sport and luxury in its Flashtrek sneakers, featuring a removable elastic strap embroidered with crystals.

The shoes are finished in leather, suede and technical canvas and feature a Gucci rubber patch in the graphic font of Sega. These sneakers are sure to bring a sophisticated touch to sporting endeavours and are out now at www.gucci.com.

Valentino Garavani Open

Valentino has set aside its signature stripe in favour of a new style for its latest Garavani Open sneakers. Made from calf leather, this model has a white sole with rubber studs around the back, a metallic leather heel protection and a large VLTN logo on the side.

This style is out now at www.valentino.com.

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