Performance x Luxury: Balenciaga Speed Trainer

Luxury fashion house, Balenciaga, has just unveiled a brand new silhouette – a functional sports sneaker and luxury footwear hybrid. Dubbed “Speed Trainer,” the new silhouette boasts a knit, sock-like construction throughout the upper, making the sneaker extremely lightweight, at only 240 grams. Beneath that, is a white midsole, which features innovative shock absorption and memory capabilities. Now available for … Read more

Balenciaga Fall/Winter 2015 Arena

For Fall/Winter 2015, Balenciaga has unveiled new renditions of its iconic Arena silhouette. Undoubtedly one of the most popular luxury sneakers out there, the new range boasts various tonal looks with textural applications adorning the uppers. Look out for the new release at select Balenciaga retailers including Sneakerboy.

Balenciaga Fall/Winter 2015 Neoprene High-Top Sneakers

Balenciaga has just unveiled its new offering – the Neoprene High-Top Sneakers, for Fall/Winter 2015. Decked out in a combination of leather, neoprene and mesh upper, the high-rise sneaker boasts velcro fastening at the ankle, sock effect on the top, palladium metal finishing, with tone-on-tone laces and lining, as it sits atop a white rubber sole. Proceed here to grab … Read more

Alexander Wang’s Departure From Balenciaga Confirmed

Courtesy of WWD today, reports came in that Balenciaga and parent company Kering have decided not to renew Creative Director Alexander Wang’s contract with the fashion house. The spring 2016 Paris Fashion Week show on October 2 will be Wang’s last at the helm of the French label, and a search is currently underway for his successor. This follows on from news … Read more

Balenciaga Fall/Winter 2015 Menswear Campaign Starring Sam Smith

British singer and songwriter Sam Smith stars in Balenciaga’s fall/winter 2015 menswear campaign, making his debut in a major fashion campaign. The monochromatic images and accompanying video which was shot by Josh Olins, shows Smith in a pensive state and enclosed in a cement dome, dressed in Alexander Wang’s designs. Inspired by the purity of forms found in nature, the Balenciaga fall/winter … Read more

Balenciaga Mixed Media Trainer Black/White/Grey

Balenciaga has released a new rendition of its Mixed Media Trainer. Sporting a leather suede, neoprene and mesh paneling upper, impact-absorbing serrated rubber soles finish up the made-in-Italy sneakers, to deliver utmost comfort as well as elegance. The Balenciaga Mixed Media Trainer is now available for purchase via MR PORTER for £405 GBP (approximately 2,295 AED).

Balenciaga Spring 2016 Menswear Collection

Parisian fashion house Balenciaga unveiled its spring 2016 menswear collection, at the ongoing Paris Fashion Week. Sporting a military aesthetic in predominantly rich olive and black hues, the collection houses a number of extended trenches and peacoats, along with button-ups and polo shirts. Cargo pants round up the strong man look. Check out the collection in its entirety in the … Read more

Balenciaga Arena Creased Leather High-Top Sneaker Red

Paris-based label Balenciaga has released the Arena Creased Leather high-top sneaker in a red colorway. The luxury sneaker sports a tonal red, creased leather upper and matching colored laces, with a rubber outsole and plush inner lining to complete the look. Proceed to MR. PORTER to grab a pair for $585 USD (approximately 2,149 AED).