5 Under-the-Radar Trainer Trends You'll See All Over London This Summer

Trainers are a style mainstay whatever the season, but summer is when they truly steal the spotlight. Think about it: we all spend more time outdoors, whether walking in the park or perusing farmers markets, and such activities call for practical footwear. While certain sandals (think worn-in leather with a cushioned footbed) also fit the bill, sneakers are the go-to choice for cool girls and comfort seekers alike.

We’ve been scouring the streets of London to suss out which specific trainers are currently dominating the style scene. In addition to the brands and models you would expect (looking at you, Sambas), we’ve spotted some surprise trends in the mix. From colourful kicks to lift your summer outfits to retro silhouettes that come celebrity-approved, these particular sneakers might not be on your radar yet—but they should be.