As we all know Instagram likes to fill our feed with the ultimate wishlist imagery and for many of us that is the latest pair of trainers. You can never have too many pairs and for a lot of people, it has become somewhat of an addiction. Whether you are a loyal wearer to one brand or follow the latest IN trainer, here are the must-follow sneaker accounts…
Ronnie Fieg is an American clothing and footwear designer, who runs a streetwear shop in New York called Kith. His personal Instagram account not only documents his projects and personal life, but you can see his love for trainers throughout. From New Balance to Air Force 1’s to the signed OFF WHITE Nike Jordan’s that say ‘Virgil was here’. If you want to know what the go-to trainers are right now, you can count on Ronnie’s personal collection to inspire you.
Ava Nirui is an Australia born creative who started out her career in fashion as Assistant Community Manager at Vans. Ava then moves to Opening Ceremony before ending up at Helmut Lang, as Digital Editor. Her feed merge’s the ultimate cool-girl nostalgic grunge with that iconic New York City style.
Aleali May is the stylist, fashion blogger, model and most recently sneaker designer who is one of only two women who has designed for Nike-owned brand Jordan. Popular for her effortless fusion of laidback streetwear and luxury, the self-professed sneakerhead (boasting 300-something sneakers) snagged an exclusive collaboration and created unisex pair of Air Jordan’s in 2017.
Jason Markk is the go-to for all sneaker lovers because of his unbeatable cleaning products. Known as a sneaker-head himself Jason found a gap in the market and opened a store in Los Angeles providing cleaning products good enough for his prized trainers. The Jason Markk feed through not only provides the cleaning and care tips if shows a vast appreciation for different sneakers from Jordan’s to Veja.
Diana Veras is a Dominican-born model who champions body diversity and positivity. After going viral in 2017 for calling out those on Twitter who body-shamed her, her platform embraces her personal style with her love for trainers and footwear apparent throughout.
Australian based, Henry Davies, runs pillow heat a page that shares his decades worth of Vans collection and image archive. As one of the world-leading Vans collectors, he has 5000 Vans items and over 7000 sneakers which he shares along with some great vintage Vans images.
Alexandra Hackett is the designer and founder of luxury sportswear studio, Studio ALCH but also commonly known for her platform “miniswoosh”. Alexandra gained her repertoire for custom, repurposed Nike products but also for her obsession with trainers, often opting for a running/street style.