The sneaker game is like an ever-changing tapestry. Every month, week, or even day, the industry’s biggest brands unleash fresh new styles and silhouettes that tantalise the senses of footwear fans everywhere. With so many pairs to choose from, it can sometimes be a little overwhelming, especially if you’re new to the trainer world. That’s why CULTED have made it easier than ever by rounding up our favourite pairs that are set to drop in November 2022.
From legends of the past to icons of the future, the next four weeks are going to be huge for sneakerheads, so make sure you read on to find out everything that you need to know as well as that all-important release info. Of course, this isn’t an exhaustive list. More hype is set to be announced very soon, so make sure you keep it locked at CULTED to find out everything that you need to know.
NEW BALANCE 550 “WHITE GUM” – NOVEMBER 1ST
Even though the weather is absolutely dreadful at the moment, that doesn’t mean you should compromise on your “Triple White” trainer game. One of the cleanest creps that we’ve seen this season, the New Balance 550 “White Gum” takes the Boston sportswear brand’s ever-popular basketball shoe to pristine new levels. Outfitted with a smooth leather construction, supple suede wraps around the front and back, while a gum rubber outsole underfoot gives the shoe some serious vintage vibes. What a way to kick off the month.
NIKE DUNK LOW “PANDA” – NOVEMBER 4TH
Ah, the classic Nike Dunk Low “Panda.” First introduced at the start of last year as part of the Swoosh’s Spring 2021 collection, whether you’re on the Tube or just taking a quick stroll to the shops, you’ll find this pair literally everywhere. Over the past few months the monochromatic masterpiece has been re-released multiple times. With that said, if you’re still taking nothing but Ls, it’s set to get another restock this month. Renowned for its simple yet striking black and white colour palette, this is, without a doubt, one of the most versatile Dunks that you can buy.
NIKE AIR MAX 97 “SILVER BULLET” – NOVEMBER 11TH
In 1997, Christian Tresser completely changed the world with the Nike Air Max 97 “Silver Bullet.” One of the most iconic sneakers in history, it’s famous for its metallic silver leather construction and unique, layered design that’s inspired by water ripples and Japanese bullet trains. As we celebrate its 25th birthday this year, the Oregon sportswear giant is bringing it back in its original form, and the sneaker community is beyond hyped. A collection essential, this is a colourway that you definitely do not want to miss out on.
AIR JORDAN 1 HIGH OG CHICAGO “LOST & FOUND” – NOVEMBER 19TH
If you can only cop one sneaker this November, make it the Air Jordan 1 High OG Chicago “Lost & Found.” Regarded by many sneakerheads to be the holiest of grails, it pays tribute to Michael Jordan’s very first AJ 1 colourway which made its on-court debut back in 1985. Painted in the classic red, white, and black palette, the premium leather has been slightly distressed for a retro aesthetic. A stark black Swoosh shoots through the sidewalls, and the legendary winged basketball is finely debossed onto the ankle flaps. This all comes packed within a special edition, pre-aged shoebox that’s one for the collectors out there. While you might assume that these are going to be one of the most exclusive Jordans of the year, rumour has it that stock numbers are looking pretty healthy, so you might actually get to grab a pair this time.
ADIDAS ADIFOM Q “WHITE” – NOVEMBER 30TH
In this post-Kanye West era, adidas is doing everything it can to fill the massive Yeezy-shaped hole, and the upcoming adidas adiFOM Q “White” marks one of the German giant’s first efforts. Inspired by the mythical adidas Quake that was initially released in 2001, the adiFOM Q boasts a one-piece foam construction that’s extremely soft and responsive. Aggressive chevron-shaped perforations hit the lateral and medial side panels as a nod to the OG from ‘01, and unlike Ye’s Foam Runner, this comes with a sockliner for extra comfort.
That just about sums up CULTED’s five favourite sneakers of November 2022! From hotly-anticipated restocks to all-new silhouettes that are made to turn heads, the next few weeks are going to be filled with nothing but hype. Let us know if you’ll be adding any of these pairs to your collection this month, and if you think we missed out on any, be sure to let us know over on our official Instagram!
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