It's Valentine's Day and time to treat your loved one ( or yourself ofcourse 😉 ) with a pair of loving sneakers! Over the years, several valentine related sneakers have come on the market that you really want to have in your collection! We have listed for you the best valentine sneakers of recent years. So go take your loved one by the hand and enjoy our list!
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10. Nike Dunk Low Valentine's Day
Nike released the Wmns Dunk Low 'Valentines Day' sneaker in 2005 to celebrate the romantic holiday. The sneaker arrives with a glossy patent leather upper in Varsity Red and white. Heart icons at the forefoot and on the tongue patch amp up the sweet vibe, while a tough cupsole construction below grounds the sneaker in its performance heritage. Red pivot point-patterned tread helps enhance grip.
9. Air Jordan 5 Retro GG ‘Valentines Day’ (2013)
The Air Jordan 5 Retro GG ‘Valentines Day’ is updated in a festive red and pink colorway in girls’ sizing for Valentine’s Day 2013. In this Valentine's Day iteration, a Gym Red leather upper is decorated with Ion Pink detailing on the laces, panels and midsole. The Air Jordan 5's signature iconic shark teeth designs appear in a speckled red hue along the midsole, with a ‘Love of the Game’ fusion heart basketball emblem hits the heel counter.
8. Air Jordan 1 Retro High GG 'Valentine's Day' (2017)
Released on February 11, 2017, these Air Jordan 1 GG Valentine's Day sneakers are a special women’s only edition. Using the same color blocking as the Jordan 1 ‘Black Toe’ sneakers, they swap out the red coloring for hyper pink and include a heart-shaped basketball logo on the heel. The sneakers were part of the ‘For the Love of the Game’ series which referenced a clause in Jordan’s NBA contract allowing him to compete in off-season pickup games.
7. HUMAN MADE x Pharrell x NMD Hu 'Love' (2019)
Pharrell Williams teamed up with creative visionary, NIGO, to create an October 2019-released collection of sneakers for adidas. Three silhouettes were made-over in red and white, highlighted with heart-shaped forefoot embroidery. The NMD Hu has a knit upper with wrap-over cord laces that loop into a gridded side panel, while Pharrell and HUMAN MADE branding take over alternating heels. A reflexology-inspired insole and Boost cushioning add comfort, finished with a rubber outsole.
6. Nike Air Force 2 High – Valentine’s Day (2009)
Like Every other year, various sneaker companies will put together collections of sneakers inspired by Valentine’s Day, mostly to cater to the female sneakerheads. In the year of 2009 in addition to the WMNS Air Force 1 High Nike is releasing for Valentine’s Day, the folks over at Nike have just released this Nike WMNS Air Force 2 High to celebrate the holiday. This WMNS AF2 High features s skull graphic on parts of the upper and comes in a White, Gold, and Red Valentine colorway. You can pick this pair up now at select Nike retailers now including Atmos.
5. Air Jordan 8 Retro 'Valentine's Day' (2018)
The Women’s Air Jordan 8 Retro 'Valentine's Day' features a Gym Red, Ember Glow, and Team Red suede and nubuck upper. To stick with the V-Day theme, the sneaker also boasts inscriptions underneath the cross straps that read “Loves Me” and “Loves Me Not,” in addition to rose graphic insoles that match the packaging. Keep an eye out for a Valentine’s Day card from Jordan Brand that comes with your purchase.
4. Emotionally Unavailable x Air Force 1 High 'Heart'
The Emotionally Unavailable x Air Force 1 High marks the first collaboration between Nike and Edison Chen’s lifestyle brand. The creative partnership yields an all new look for the retro silhouette, highlighted by a mostly decorative lacing system combined with a zippered sheath over the tongue and an adjustable ankle strap. A red textile upper is complemented by a chenille Pink Swoosh, white midsole, and red outsole.
3. adidas UltraBOOST 5.0 DNA “Valentine’s Day”
The adidas UltraBoost 5.0 DNA ‘Valentine’s Day’ celebrates the romantic holiday with a series of red hearts on the black Primeknit upper, composed of 50% Parley Ocean Plastic and 50% recycled polyester. The lightweight build is fortified with a molded midfoot cage and an external heel counter. Atop the tongue tag, adidas branding is rendered in pink and blue for unexpected pastel pops of color. Responsive cushioning arrives via a full-length Boost midsole, painted black and supported by a Stretchweb Continental Rubber outsole.
2. Girls Don't Cry x Dunk Low Pro SB QS 'Coming Back Home'
Unveiled during 2018’s Hypefest, Japanese graphic designer Verdy joined forces with Nike for the Girls Don’t Cry x Dunk Low Pro SB 'Coming Back Home' sneaker. Dropped exclusively in Verdy’s hometown of Osaka, Japan in February 2019, the red upper is decorated with the brand’s trademark logo at the heel, butterfly logo on the tongue and white laces with red heart accents. Underfoot, a two-tone rubber sole completes the design.
1. StrangeLove x Dunk Low SB 'Valentine's Day'
Then finally ranked No. 1 in the best sneakers Valentine Sneakers of all time, we can't deny it.... The StrangeLove x Dunk Low SB 'Valentine's Day'.
Made in collaboration with Sean Cliver’s skate brand, the StrangeLove x Dunk Low SB QS 'Valentine's Day' celebrates the romantic holiday with a plush take on the retro silhouette. The upper is constructed from white crushed velvet with pink suede overlays and a red velvet Swoosh. Cliver’s ‘Heart Skull’ graphic is embroidered on the lateral heel, while the translucent pink rubber outsole reveals an array of scattered hearts in contrasting red and blue tones.