Whether you’re a sneakerhead who knows about every new drop or you’re investing in some cool shoes to add to your new-season wardrobe, there are some noteworthy sneaker brands to know about that you’ll find in the closets of fashion insiders. From practical athletic shoes intended for a workout to directional designer pieces, there are a range of styles that can fit into your wardrobe, regardless of how you’ll be wearing and styling them.
Brands including Adidas and New Balance have recently climbed the ranks even higher with their styles such as the Sambas and 550s which are sold out practically everywhere. Rising brands including Onitsuka Tiger and Saloman have been picking up steam recently. Other designers including Aimé Leon Dore and Wales Bonner have cult collaborations that sell out instantly when they’re released. Ahead, see the 15 best sneaker brands to add to your wardrobe that all have the “cool girl” stamp of approval.