PAUSE Picks: Top Sneaker Releases of the Week

Nike Dunk High 'Green/White'

Arriving just in time for St. Patricks Day, Nike embrace another green and white colour scheme for this release. Keeping its signature high-top shape, the staple shoe features an all-leather composition and boasts typical Dunk panelling, with green adorning toe box, tongue, midfoot, heel, and outsole, whilst white leather touches down on the overlays and signature Nike Swoosh.


New Balance 1906R 'Grey'

Stepping through with another dose of weekly heat are New Balance, with this pair of 1906R sneakers adding a certified hit to any spring rotation. Arriving in a relevant ‘all-year round’ ‘Grey/Magnet’ colourway, this 1906R silhouette available at JD boasts the widely-popularised sporty aesthetic that has become so popular in recent years, with this pair donning a breathable mesh and synthetic upper for a distinctly lightweight yet durable feel, a padded comfort-oriented tongue, an ABZORB midsole, Stability Web tech for essential arch support, as well as a grippy rubber outsole and typical New Balance ‘N’ branding to the midfoot area. An everyday essential.


ASICS Gel-Lyte 5 'Spring in Japan'

Proving they’re not just a mesh-centric one-hit wonder, ASICS have taken their familiar favourite Gel-Lyte 5 and given it an injection of Japanese spring time. Arriving in three separate colourways, the ‘Spring in Japan’ capsule features a standout ‘Cream Sage’ iteration of the Gel-Lyte 5 that features dotted white leather toe box underlays, teal, grey and powdered blue suede overlays across the signature ASICS midfoot branding, as well as a cushioned midsole adorned with a striking dash electric yellow colouring. One for the dad-core lovers.


Nike Air Max 1 'Premium'

Placing a ‘Premium’ touch to the line-up are Nike once again as the sporting powerhouse debut their new Air Max 1. The pair arrive in a corduroy not dissimilar to Sean Wotherspoon’s iconic Air Max 97 all those years ago, with that same richness of quality shining through. Being shaded in a vibrant cyan blue, the pair feature that striking colour palette across the majority of the pair, with a hit of light yellow sitting subtly on the corduroy Nike Swoosh.


Salomon XT-6 'Cathay Spice'

The XT-6 hype train rolls on as Salomon keep the killer colourways coming, with the release of this ‘Cathay Spice’ iteration proving to be one of their best. Matching up grey and brown, the unique colour scheme epitomises the brand’s ability to bridge the gap between nature and urban environments, with this stylish pair boasting signature hits of the Salomon design ethos spread across the upper as well as its unique lacing system. Typical features such as the Agile Chassis™ System, abrasion-resistant TPU material and Mud Contagrip® composition make this the perfect pair to tackle the tumultuous spring weather.


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