PAUSE Picks: Top Sneaker Releases of the Week

Tokyo Design Studio x New Balance 610

Tokyo Design Studio and New Balance have reunited to tastefully reimagine the 610 silhouette, with this slip-on iteration following footwear trends in the most original way possible. Arriving in a one-of-one ‘Cream Mint’ colourway, this easy-to-wear pair have an intricate smooth suede and mesh upper composition, whilst a neoprene sock lining ensures optimum comfortability alongside an almost doubled-up midsole. New Balance collaborations just keep getting better.


Sean Wotherspoon x adidas Gazelle

Taking his sweet time with this one, Sean Wotherspoon has finally stepped forward with adidas once again as this ‘Hemp’ iteration of the iconic Gazelle silhouette receives critical acclaim across the industry. The constant teasing of the pair has let sneaker heads frustrated, but its release was most definitely worth the wait as the low-riding pair boasts a green material upper and intricate white weaved stitching, while adidas midfoot branding, white lacing, a gum midsole, and a red rear heel hit complete the new Gazelle. Sean is at it again.


HOKA x Satisfy Running Clifton LS

Coming through with an assured and clean effort, running outfits HOKA and Satisfy prove to be a match made in heaven with this simple, yet effective iteration of the Clifton LS silhouette. Keeping you comfortable on the move, this collaborative effort blends lifestyle and performance through a sleek and fashionable ‘Celadon Tint/Whisper White’ colourway as well as a host of technical features, including a double heel webbing pull, a reflective moulded toe cap, an asymmetrical engineered base mesh, woven tongue webbing, as well as an action-ready speed lacing system. Get moving with HOKA x Satisfy Running.


Nike x sacai x Jean Paul Gaultier Vaporwaffle

Riding the collaboration wave, the Nike x sacai x Jean Paul Gaultier Vaporwaffle is our latest entry, putting forth a pair that look set to lead the ‘woven’ sneaker trend going into 2024. Having originally debuted in a high-top iteration, the Nike x sacai x Jean Paul Gaultier Vaporwaffle hits the shelves this time around in a low-top version as two triple white and multicoloured colourways take the stage, with additional design features seeing textile, leather and suede detailing, doubled-up accents such as tongues, laces, and heels, in addition to an oversized midsole unit. For the more outlandish of sneaker heads.



Proving to be one of YEEZY’s most successful silhouettes, the 500 sneaker has stood the test of time since its initial release, with this ‘Granite’ re-release giving you another chance at an autumn and winter staple. The darkened grey effort features mesh underlays and premium suede and leather materials on the overlays, while oval eyestays, a robust midsole unit, and co-branded insoles make sure this typically simplistic pair hold weight to this day.


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