With another year over, we showcase our selection of top ten sneaker releases from 2011.
Picking the top ten sneaker releases from a year is no easy task. Firstly, let me point out that this is not a list of our top ten sneakers of 2011, but our top ten sneaker releases of 2011 (in the UK). There is a subtle, but crucial difference between the two. Although your favourite (and some of our favourite) sneakers may well have not made it onto this list, that is because this list is all about the significance of each release.
Taking a good hard look at the year behind us and compiling a list of sneaker releases that made an impact is pretty simple; whittling that list down to just ten is not so simple, let alone putting them in some form of running order. Once again, Nike seem to have dominated this year, but then again they do have both Jordan brand and Nike SB to help boost their chances. The list also includes key releases from Asics, Gourmet, Adidas and Puma, who all brought serious heat to the table during the year.
Without further a do, here are our top ten sneaker releases of 2011 …
Words by: Alex Synamatix