We’ve had Black Friday and Cyber Monday so you've probably spent a lot of your hard earned cash on Christmas pressies for other people or something for yourself that, in retrospect, you probably didn’t actually need. We’ve all done it. If you haven't already got some new trainers in the sales, now's the perfect time to put a new pair of sneakers on your Christmas wish list or just self gift some. No one need know. I found myself trying on trainers with toddler in tow the other day which I don’t recommend. Archie ended up turning Size? into one massive soft play and I ended up wanting everything I put on my feet. Suffice to say we made a swift and noisy exit empty handed, well actually Archie wasn't empty handed as we'd just had to buy our way out the John Lewis toy department so he was, in fact, lugging a huge Paw Patrol vehicle with him loudly shouting NEEE NAWWW NEEE NAWWWW. Cunning move putting the kid's bedsheets right next to the toys John Lewis, cheers for that. Any way, here are some of the kicks that I fell in love with.
Big Nike Lux
I tried these on and was overwhelmed with emotion when I had to take them off again. They’re dope, they’re different and they will be mine (but you should get them too!). I don’t know why Nike had to plaster NIKE in huge letters on the back but since I won’t see the back much I can live with it
Nike air Max BW ‘Flax’
I love this sneaker, as you know I always bang on about my violet ones, they’re comfy and they’re old school in a really nice way. I also like this colourway a lot. I tried them on and they’re a pretty handsome kick. Nice for winter and perfect for wearing with dark colours. May be less sensible for a mother of a toddler but whatever.
Jordan 1 Mid black
No brainer. Literally the kicks that have eluded me for years and now they’re here and I am hoping Santa got the memo. These can be worn with everything and trust me, you will wear them. Do it.
Puma Suede Classic
These are a classic and I love the maroon with gum sole. I have a pair of Reebok workouts in a similar colourway and I have worn them to death. They’re different but will also go with a lot whilst looking nifty on your feet.
Converse All Star Hi Metallic light gold canvas
It’s party season. Just go with it. Rock these with some black jeans and you can look sparkly without freezing your bits off in a skirt and heels. Be that chick.