Black sneakers are significantly easier to care for than their light-colored counterparts and are at least as comfortable. The dark shoes dominate our local shoe shelves all year round - and there's a simple reason for that: they go with almost every outfit, are usually unisex and can even be worn on cold days. Admittedly, one or two models require a second pair of socks, but black sneakers (along with classic boots) are still among the most popular shoes. We present six trends to you.
The Reebok brand has been producing running shoes for women and men for several decades. These black leather sneakers, for example, are real classics: Although the sneakers neither protect against the cold nor are they waterproof, the two centimeter high heels and a comfortable insole still offer a certain level of comfort on cold days.
Particularly popular this year are so-called platform sneakers, which are characterized by an extremely thick sole. This high-top model from Puma, for example, has a rubber outsole several centimeters thick with anti-slip profiling, so that the black sneakers (including laces) offer a secure grip on the street even on cold days.
The low counterpart to the high-top sneaker is the low top sneaker: here too, there are black models with high platform soles, for example from Tamaris. The ankle-deep leather shoes have a three centimeter high block heel and are available in different sizes (36 to 42) - and for those who don't like black, also in two other colors (white and beige).
Lined sneakers like the “Straightset Thermo” model from Lacoste are particularly popular on cold days: In addition to their water-repellent upper material, the leather shoes have a special Ortholite footbed, which is intended to ensure maximum comfort. According to the manufacturer, its further advantages include a durable, slightly profiled rubber outsole.
When it's wet and cold outside, ordinary paths turn into dangerous slides. To stabilize your feet, we recommend wearing shoes with a large profile. Accordingly, there are also black sneakers that have adapted to the weather conditions: This year, among other things, the high-top leather sneakers from Paul Green are a must-have.
At the end of this shoe series are these black sneakers from Vans: The shoe brand is known for its classic sneakers, but has also included lined shoes in its range for cold days. The “Mid Slip MTE-1” slip-on sneakers with thick soles are said to be particularly practical and you can simply slip them on – without lacing or zips.
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