STYLE. GROOMING. INSPIRATION. ADVICE.
Ever on the cutting edge, Nike led the way in 2012 with Flyknit as the brightly-coloured emblem of the London Olympics. The segue from track to street was almost instant, with plenty of punters copping strictly in the name of stunting. The Mariah honours that swathe of Flyknit fanatics who want to appear ready to break into a full sprint but remain entirely unprepared to do so. As a reinterpretation of the 1988 original, this 2017 remix packages up speedy looks and serious comfort for unbeatable daily style.
Slip-ons haven’t been the same since knit technologies changed the game. With uppers becoming more adaptable and hugging your feet more snugly than ever before, there’s no longer any need for strips of elastic, let alone laces, to help keep your kicks on. The NMD_CS2 (the sequel to the original City Sock) is testament to this, with the entire upper composed only of a one-piece, wraparound Primeknit upper inspired by Japanese stitching patterns. Plus, with the addition of adidas’ all-conquering boost sole, there’s no combo of slick looks and comfort quite like it.