Once, sky-high heels were the ‘in’ thing, but now they are losing their top spot to something simple and comfortable – sneakers. You can wear them all day long without worrying about any pinching toes and sore feet. And the best part, you can pair these sneakers from the Korean fashion industry with anything – be it a dress or streetwear!
With the ever-increasing popularity of all things Korean – K-Pop, K-Drama, and K-Beauty, K-Fashion is not far behind. Seoul Fashion Week has become widely popular amongst designers since its conception in 2013. Fashion is an essential aspect of Korean culture, so many Korean designers have come up with some exciting and trendy sneakers over the years. They are comfortable, and they can match with so many outfits!
We have collected a few that range in a variety of colors – classic white to chic neon orange. The sneakers are available online on different Korean fashion websites, so it is easy to buy one in your size.
Sock Sneakers by Dani Love
They are one of the trendiest pair with a sock sneaker-style design. The sneakers have a heavy sole and a high-top like all modern sneakers with a sock-style finish. It comes in a color block pattern of orange and white with the detailing in the same color. It is also available in basic black if you find the orange too bright for your taste.
Chiswick Low Top Sneakers
Chiswick is a Korean brand established in 2014 by Han Eun Lee and its products are widely popular in Korea. The shoes are solid with a classic low-top design.
Nohant Unisex Street Style Collaboration Sneakers
Nohant is a mix of preppy and urban with a bag full of comfort. The designer Noah Nam takes inspiration from French styles and believes that fashion should be comfortable and affordable. This brand is a favorite of Korean stars like Ah-in Yoo and Bo-gum Park. These sneakers are a part of Nohant’s 2019 collection.
Sbenu E-Line Phantom Mint Sneakers
These unisex sneakers have a retro-style design with a youthful vibe. The shoes have a sporty appearance with a super comfortable Ortholite sole. This shoe comes from the Korean shoe company, Sbenu, which was founded in 2012.
Colorblock Platform Sneakers by Suecomma Bonnie
Suecomma Bonnie was launched by a first-generation shoe designer from Korea in 2003 and now it has become a global brand widely popular amongst celebrities. These sneakers are made from premium leather and they have a hidden platform profile giving you some additional height advantage. The shoes are accented with bright highlights and they have an overall futuristic appeal.
Andersson Runner Sneakers by Andersson Bell
This is another brand whose popularity is influenced by K-Pop stars. It is simply that when you see your K-Pop idol wearing a pair, you want them. These fancy sneakers are quite flexible even though they have a bulky appearance. With their cool and stylish looks, they can go with many different outfits. The fit is comfortable and they come with a wired Rollkin Dial system.
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