JD Official | August 16, 2018

Trending: Chunky Trainers

As summer is lookin’, well… not so sunny, we’re more than ready to make a switch from the sandals. The chunky trainer trend is well and truly dominating this season and our footwear rotation couldn’t be more fire.

Love a good pair of chunky trainers but not sure how to style them? We’re giving you the down-low of what’s hot on the trend and exactly how to pull them off.

Chunky Trainers Trend


Brand new and gal-exclusive, adidas Originals’ Falcon is bringin’ major throwback vibes to our ‘fits. Coming in both a light grey and black colourway, mint and pink detailing is giving our footwear that pop of pastel we all love. Equipped with adi’s Stabilising Torsion System for an ultra-responsive wear, the sneaks are always at the ready whenever you fancy reppin’ the retro.

Style this look out with these adi Originals 3-Stripes Leggings finished with this Cutout Sweater for max ’90s vibes.

Chunky Trainers Trend
Chunky Trainers Trend

M2K Tekno

Nike’s ultimate chunky sneak, the M2K Tekno comes in black, white and pink colourways for the gals AND guys. The perfect finish to pretty much any ‘fit, this sneak is toooo fresh to not flex on the gram. They combine elements of the Monarch 1 with the tech update of the Monarch IV; bringing a futuristic, fashion-forward shoe.

The geometric designs add a standout look to the sneak. Guys, pair them with these North Face Cargo Pants, providing versatile looks to rep wherever or these 11 Degrees Ripped Jeans for a street-ready style. And gals, flash your pair with this Panel Logo T-Shirt Dress from Fred Perry and thank us later…

Chunky Trainers Trend

Fila Disruptor

Disrupt the system and rep the ultimate chunk. FILA’s Disruptors have been vamping up the throwback vibes for a while now and nope, it’s still not old. Coming in loads of fresh colourways, including our fave summer hues pink, mint and grey, the Disruptor is a statement sneak that can be repped by the whole fam.

Perfect for pairing with the latest popper pants trend, the Disruptor adds a quirky touch to your ‘fit. Bringing maximum traction wherever you step out, there’s just no way you can slip on this sneak and not feel like an absolute boss.

For men, these Nike Advance Fleece Track Pants add a fresh taste to this throwback look.

Puma Thunder Desert

Paying homage to PUMA’s past collaboration with Alexander McQueen, PUMA’s Thunder Desert trainer finishes off the summer look. Launching in tan and green and now also available in classic black and white colourways, it features a multi-textured upper with unique snakeskin detailing.

From the street to the sofa, this shoe remains ultra cool and comf’. While the guys can find the perfect match by pairing them with this Ellesse Ravio Logo T-Shirt- and your fave Ripped Jeans, the gals can find out more about this sports-inspired sneak and how to style them here!

Chunky Trainers Trend
Chunky Trainers Trend

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