Sock sneakers, combined socks with comfortable sneaker soles, ride on athleisure fashion trend and have been making big wave for several seasons. From Nike, Vetements, Balenciaga to Alexander Wang, many labels have presented their own version of sock sneakers. Some referred them as the sneakers of the future and they were given a new name of “snockers”. The sleek ankle hugging silhouette of sock sneakers looks modern and stylish. They are gender free and easy to style. On the streets, many celebrities have sported sock sneaker trend with amazing outfit ideas. On the runway, Stella McCartney just endorsed the sock sneaker trend with some new designs for fall 2018.
The cozy knitted red high sock upper was grounded with comfortable sneaker soles in white. Branded with a blue pull on tab on the back, the vibrant sock sneakers delivered an easy going laidback attitude while the bright red added pop of color to the outfit.
Other than classic knitted sock upper, Stella McCartney also used the traditional shoe materials including faux leather and lace for the futuristic design. The white sock sneakers were designed with knitted front and appeared to be neoprene on the back. The layered lace sock sneakers enhanced the look with a feminine touch and practical chic.
On the runway of Stella McCartney fall 2018, the relatively new trend of sock sneakers was styles with many outfits from trench coat to silky dress. It once again proved the versatility of sock sneakers as the shoes of the future.