Thanks to the rise of celebrity collaborations over the past decade, sneaker culture has blossomed as one of the most coveted sectors in the fashion industry. From Drake’s close relationship to Nike, to Virgil Abloh’s rare Off-White x Nike collaborations, your favorites love showing off their fresh kicks just as much as they love designing them.
This week, Kanye West rocks his own Yeezy sneakers during a quick office run, while Saweetie helped boyfriend Quavo ring in his birthday in a fashionable way. Here, Billboard Style compiles a list of some of music’s all-stars sporting the hottest sneakers over the past week.
J Balvin: Nike Air Zoom Flight ‘98 “The Glove”
On the heels of releasing his Colores album, J Balvin took his motorbike out for a spin in a pair of unzipped Air Zoom Flight’s, which he has no issue with getting dirty if the case need be.
Reese LaFlare: Air Jordan 1 “Black/White”
The always-stylish Reese LaFlare modeled for his DIVA clothing line, which drops its first capsule collection later in April. LaFlare kept it simple with the conservative “Black/White” AJ 1’s to not take away from the matching hoodie and sweatpants.
Lil Baby: Air Jordan 3 “UNC”
Even though he plans to drop the Lamborghini Boys mixtape at some point later this year, Lil Baby posted up on the hood of his vintage white Corvette in a pair of matching baby blue 3’s.
Quavo & Saweetie: Air Jordan 4 “Columbia” and Christian Louboutin Krystal Donna Red Sole Sock Sneakers
Quavo and Saweetie made the best of a quarantined birthday for Huncho surrounded by friends and family, whose celebration was broadcasted to fans on Instagram Live. The hip-hop power couple found Saweetie rocking studded Loub’s, while the Migos rapper opted for the smooth Columbia 4’s.
Offset: Nike Dunk High Custom (slide two)
Offset is bringing back the Dunk. With the Migos rapper at the forefront of the classic sneakers returning to the mainstream, Nike blessed him with his very own custom pair, featuring his stage name inscribed on the heel.
Kanye West: YEEZY Season 8 Sneakers
Kanye West was photographed stepping out of his office in Levi jeans and a navy blue Martine Rose sherpa fleece. He completed the ‘fit with clunky banana YEEZY sneakers from his season 8 fashion show, which stirred up quite the conversation on social media.
YoungBoy Never Broke Again: Air Jordan 3 “UNC”
An unbothered YoungBoy posted up in his garage on top of one of the many white sports cars in his fleet. Even the most diehard of sneakerheads are distracted by what’s in the rapper’s right hand.
DaBaby: Nike Air Force 1 “Black History Month”
DaBaby is still working hard through the quarantine. The “BOP” rapper checked his phone at the studio with his feet kicked up in a pair of the Black History Month AF 1’s, which uses color-blocking patterns inspired by ’90s street style.