The last 12 months were absolutely loaded with sneaker releases. With sneaker culture as mainstream as it has ever been, dozens of new styles are hitting retailers on a weekly basis now. Sifting through 52 weeks of worth of drops isn’t easy, especially with so many big collaborations to speak on, but we did our best to narrow it to a top 10 that accurately represents the competitive year.
Sacai gave new life to a runner from the ’70s, long-anticipated Air Jordan colorways returned, and guys like Travis Scott and Virgil Abloh continued their impressive runs with Nike. That isn’t even all of it, either.
Here is our definitive list of the best sneakers of 2019.