The holiday season is one of the best time of the year for sneaker lovers. There are some amazing sales available throughout the holiday season as it is sandwiched right in between Black Friday sales and Boxing Day sales. In addition to some of the great savings that you can find at various retailers, the holidays are also the time when a lot of brands save their best releases of the year.
It can seem difficult at times to find the right gifts for sneaker lovers as sneakers can be a tricky gift with everyone having such different taste buds and different trends coming and going.
Something that most gift buyers overlook is the fact that you don’t have to buy sneakers for sneaker enthusiasts, there are countless fantastic options available from different brands that may fit the bill for a wide array of sneakerheads.
We’ve put together a list of 10 items to help you find the perfect gift for sneaker lovers that range from sneakers to stocking stuffers.
adidas Ultraboost LTD
The good folks over at the brand with three stripes have been making a splash recently by bringing back original colourways of their most popular silhouette, the Ultraboost. Some of the most highly sought after colourways have been releasing throughout the last quarter of the year and it would be a fantastic surprise for any Ultraboost enthusiasts or casual sneakerheads.
ASICSTIGER Coach Jacket
With sneaker brands offering a wide array of fantastic apparel options to complement their footwear products, the Coach Jacket from ASICSTIGER is a perfect item that can be tightly rolled and stuffed into a stocking. The slim and slightly elongated fit of the minimally branded jacket makes this jacket something that can be worn at all occasions in multiple seasons.
Converse x Just Don Hat
Converse recently teamed up with luxury sportswear brand, Just Don, on a retro style collection inspired by the hardwood. With Just Don being a highly sought after brand among sneakerheads that carries a hefty price tag, the apparel and accessories from this collection make it a more affordable while providing the luxury allure of the Just Don brand.
Jason Markk Holiday Box
Jason Markk is arguably the best and best-known provider of sneaker care products and each year, they put together an amazing holiday gift set that includes a variety of their products. It ranges from a variety of their brushes, their cleaning solution, microfibre towel, the quick wipes and a custom cleaning apron.
Jordan x Paris Saint-Germain Vapor Match Jersey
Sneaker lovers can be extreme brand loyalists and Jordan Brand collaborated with soccer powerhouse, Paris Saint-Germain, on a full apparel and footwear collection that is perfect for soccer enthusiasts or casual soccer fans. These soccer jerseys from Jordan Brand can be worn in a casual setting or to watch a soccer match.
Nike Tech Hip Pack
With the rise in popularity of hip bags and fanny packs, the Nike Tech Hip Pack is the perfect gift for those seeking a small bag that can be worn in place of a backpack. The hip pack is the perfect size that lets you carry your essentials hands-free with multiple zip pockets for secure, organised storage.
Nike & Jordan NBA Elite Socks
Socks are a quintessential stocking stuffer and they are often one of the easiest gifts for the holiday shopper stuck in a limbo. There is no better way to take the classic stocking stuffer and cater it to the sneaker enthusiast than by getting the new official socks of the NBA by Nike and Jordan Brand. Not only are they great looking, but they are also one of the most comfortable socks on the market.
PUMA x Staple Pigeon Suede Classic Sneakers
When two iconic brands such as PUMA and Staple Pigeon work on a collaborative project, they always produce eye-catching products that become moments in sneaker history. With countless Staple Pigeon collaborations being atop the must-have lists of many sneaker enthusiasts, a release that goes under the radar such as this PUMA Suede Classic can be a fantastic surprise for sneakerheads.
Reebok Lost & Found Vector Bag
One of the most underrated accessories has to be a good backpack. Whether it’s for carrying a photographer’s camera, a student’s books or just an extra pair of shoes that you want to save from the outdoor conditions, having a versatile backpack is hands down an underrated gift that will be loved by sneaker enthusiasts.
Foot Locker Gift Card
If you’re gift searching for a sneaker lover with a very specific taste, one of the best options is a gift card from Foot Locker. You can choose how much goes on the gift card and the recipient can use it on anything they would please. It can go towards a sneaker purchase that they are looking at down the line or a variety of footwear, apparel and accessories that are available at Foot Locker.
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