Sneaker drop: January 2019

Every great outfit starts from the feet up, which is why Furthermore created a monthly sneaker roundup. Curated by footwear aficionado Ray Polanco Jr., this guide will narrow down the best of sportswear and luxury brands alike. Here, what those in-the-know will be lining up for (physically and virtually) this January.


Ray Polanco Jr. is a Bronx native and LA-based digital storyteller, brand consultant, and mentor to young creatives. He’s worked with artists such as Nas, Kendrick Lamar, and Skrillex and companies including Nike, adidas, and Converse. Keep up with his adventures on Instagram: @RayPolancoJr.

gucci rhyton printed distressed leather sneakers

The luxury Dad shoe gets edgy with rock and roll inspiration. Gucci had a hot 2018 and retains the momentum with a hat tip to music icons KISS on the latest rendition of the Rhyton sneaker. They’re available now, but they won’t last long.
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rick owens geobasket high-top

Legendary designer Rick Owens has an undeniable classic in the Geobasket High-Top which was originally introduced in 2011. Eight years and many reissues later, it’s still a grail to many in the high-fashion world. Grab your pair now.
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game of thrones x adidas ultraboost house of targaryen dragons

This month welcomes an eye-catching fiery UltraBOOST as a nod to Game of Thrones’ House of Targaryen Dragons. Grab your pair on January 4 via adidas.com and expect more releases from the Game of Thrones collection over the coming months.
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off-white x nike air max 90

Virgil Abloh can’t miss. The new earth-toned Air Max 90 colorway under the Off-White imprint proves these hues can live beyond autumn. Grab your pair on January 17 through the Nike SNKRS app and enjoy the perfect intersection of sport, comfort, and fashion.
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tom sachs x nike mars yard overshoe

Tom Sachs, a New York City-based contemporary artist, takes his latest celestial collaboration with Nike to infinity and beyond. Magnetic buckles and nylon uppers make this shoe equipped to handle even the outer planets’ weather conditions. Expect a limited global release January 31 via the Nike SNKRS app.
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Rainbow sherbet–inspired activewear

Add a spring vibe to any outfit with these cheerful hues.

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