Unless you've been hiding in Pakistan for the last months, you have notice that the classic hiking boots have had a major influence on the sneaker world. A lot of company are also riding the avalanche of models coming from this trend. North face as even made an entrance in streetwear with it's new Back to Bekerley boots. In a more classic look, the adidas Ot tech hiker spezial boots are a nice twist to the vintage style of hiking boots.
But what I mean is really an influence in the sneaker business. One that uses elements such as the hooks and laces on a street type of body. The Lava dunk is a great interpretation of a commercial sneaker for colder weather in the city. And the list goes on forever , like the Vans Sk8 Hi Hiker with it's subtle laces twist and hook at the upper part.
How far up this trend will lead us? We'll see, one thing for sure is that it's on a roll and it really added a new breeze to the winterized sneakers, the boots for men as well as the casual camper in you.
In the picture from top left to bottom right: Lacoste Bleu Blanc Rouge • Mors shoes • Vans sk8 Hi Hiker black • Lakai Guy Hi • Nike special forces boot chukka • Adidas Stan Smith 80s LUX Stingray