SNEAKERS | February 5, 2024


The hues you don can reveal much about your character, showcasing your preferences, joys, and your approach to life’s challenges. Similarly, the choice of specific colours in your attire shapes the impression you wish to convey to others, indicating levels of assertiveness, seriousness, cheerfulness, and even serenity and composure. Sneakers, being both casual everyday wear and shoes for enjoyable occasions, play a dual role in your wardrobe. Consequently, the colours you opt for not only mirror your personality but also reflect your distinctive style.

In this context, JD Sports Malaysia provides a range of the best choices that enable you to express your identity: remarkable, impeccably designed footwear suitable for various occasions and settings.

What does the colour of your sneaker says about you?

1. White – Organised and Innocent

Plain white shoes have been stereotypically associated with various roles: medical professionals rocking them in the urgency of saving lives. On the other hand, modern brides choose them for unconventional ceremonies, and white sneakers are a staple on the school shoe rack for students. That said, anyone can wear white sneakers as they signify purity, elegance and simplicity. White also embodies clarity in thinking and an openness, resembling a blank canvas ready for anything.

The adidas Originals Samba OG, popular in classic black and white, is celebrated for its simplicity and versatility. Notable design features include three black stripes representing the adidas logo, adding both style and support to the white leather upper. The full-grain leather ensures a stylish look and long-lasting durability, and the gum rubber outsole provides a retro touch and excellent grip for sports and casual wear. With its online popularity rising, it’s a good idea to get them now rather than later.

On Running don’t just make shoes for running – and the Cloudnova sneaker is proof. Made with a technical knit upper and mesh detailing in a paneled design, this essential shoe has laced-up closure, a rounded toe, padded textile lining, and a rubber sole for maximum comfort. These practical sneakers, adorned with signature branding and a techno-inspired aesthetic, ensure excellent performance and comfort for any activity.

The Nike Air Force 1 is an iconic sneaker, with its ‘Triple White’ version being a standout. Originating in 1982, it was the pioneer basketball shoe with Nike Air technology. Evolving beyond sports, it became a street style essential, especially in hip-hop. The all-white design effortlessly complements different fashion styles, making it popular in the hip-hop community. Customization is also common, letting individuals showcase their unique style. Its durability and comfortable Nike Air technology make it a practical choice for everyday wear.

2. Pink – Playful and Sweet

Historically, pink was associated with femininity. However, today, it signifies much more. It suggests warmth and friendliness. From bubblegum to blush, pink has undoubtedly been the shade of last year, thanks to the Barbiecore trend. Whether it is hot pink Crocs or some Nike trainers for women, it has well-known mood and emotional health boosting properties. This colour is generally well-liked colour by society. And as such, it is often used in marketing initiatives. Think breast cancer awareness or the Millenial pink of wave of 2017 as examples.

adidas shakes up a classic with the latest adidas Originals Adifom Stan Smith Mule. Honouring the Stan Smith silhouette, this mule shoe is crafter with a cushioned foam upper, made with sugarcane. The sleek design takes cues from the Stan Smith shape, complete with curved heel tabs cut in half, with adidas’ signature Trefoil emblem appearing on the shoe’s laceless toe boxes. Meanwhile, the backless mule comes complete with thick platform soles and embossed adidas branding, landing in four colorways of Core Black, Wonder Taupe, Silver Green and Lucid Pink.

Go for miles with this women’s Free Run Next Nature trainers from Nike. Comes in a Pink Foam colourway, this road runners can help turn you loose, if it is freedom you crave. In addition to being flexible and feathery, its barefoot feel and Flyknit upper will have you freewheeling with joy and absolutely ready to go a few more strides.

Pick pink for the win! Give your little girls’ rotation a colourful twist with the Jordan Air Mid 1 that takes on the ‘Pink Wash’ colour scheme. Boasting a mix of fuchsia and pink, the smooth upper of these sneakers turns every party and playdate of your little kids into a can’t-miss fashion moment. The standard laces ensure a snug fit as your little girls run around flaunting their new favorite shoes, while the Wings logo stamped on the collar adds a touch of sporty style to their heart-melting gestures. Get your little girls ready for a shower of compliments with the Jordan AJ 1 Mid now!

3. Blue – Cool and Relaxed

Your choice of blue can convey different vibes. Lighter blues may make you seem relaxed or energetic, while darker shades like midnight and navy are suited for introspective individuals. On the other hand, vibrant blues like cerulean and electric blue suggest a lively and helpful personality, always ready for action and laughter.

In the dad shoe market, Nike’s V2K Run follows the success of the Zoom Vomero 5. The latest version embraces the monochrome trend with a captivating ‘Midnight Navy’ colour. Every part of the shoe, from the breathable mesh base to the commanding overlays, is drenched in this striking hue. While reminiscent of the all-black Vomero, this version introduces reflective elements for a subtle contrast, and the Bowerman branded insoles maintain the monochromatic theme even inside the shoe. Overall, it’s a distinctive addition to Nike’s lineup.

Step into a classic with the AJ5 ‘Navy’. A mix of premium suede and durable canvas create a distinct material expression, while the Midnight Navy and Football Grey combine for a bold finish. Lace locks keep your look anchored to the spirit of ’90s hoops. Additionally, the signature Tinker Hatfield design maintains the stylised midsole, while the vented panels and Jumpman-branded tongue that make it an icon—but the icy, translucent outsole and smoky-plastic accents keep it feeling brand new.

Throw it back with the classic silhouette of these men’s Knu Skool trainers from Vans. Inspired by the iconic Old Skool style, these shoes receive a modern update while staying true to their heritage skater roots. Available in Navy and Black, they boast a sturdy canvas upper with suede accents for durability. The shoes feature thick laces and padded collars for a secure fit, resting on a cushioned midsole for comfort. Finished with a durable rubber outsole for traction, they also showcase the signature Sidestripe and Off The Wall branding.

4. Brown – Honest & Down to Earth 

Adding some brown neutral tones like toffee, caramel, or mocha to your wardrobe can create balance. People who wear brown are often perceived as dependable, intelligent, and rational. They tend to make decisions thoughtfully rather than rushing into things. Additionally, they often adopt a conservative mindset, value respect for elders, and prioritize peace and stability in their lives while also offering it to others.

Enjoy a calm, comfortable experience—no matter where your day off takes you. Made with soft yet responsive foam, these lightweight Nike Calm Slides that comes in ‘Khaki’ are easy to style and easy to pack. At the beach or pool, the water-friendly design makes them ideal. The minimalist look is elevated enough for city wear. Time to slide in and check out.

Enter the realm of enduring style and athletic sophistication with Fred Perry’s Baseline Leather shoe, blending impeccable craftsmanship with an iconic design. Equipped with a lightweight rubber sole, it ensures optimal comfort and lasting durability. The brand’s renowned Laurel Wreath embellishes the shoe, symbolizing its rich heritage and commitment to quality.

Update your everyday attire with the ultra-sleek adidas Originals Handball Spezial, a contemporary revamp of a 1979 classic. Designed for elite handball players in the ’70s, these low-tops live on decades later as lifestyle staples off the court, effortlessly elevating any ensemble with its understated and super-clean good looks.

5.  Black – Austere & Sophisticated 

Business and power are often associated with black. Similar to the little black dress, they exude elegance and can enhance any outfit, whether for a formal event or a casual stroll. The beauty of black lies in its ability to complement almost anything, making them a go-to solution for any fashion dilemma. Wearing black often suggests confidence, ambition, and an appreciation for classic style. It signifies attention to detail and an understanding of the impact of a well-coordinated outfit. In essence, when you choose black shoes, you’re not just walking the walk; you’re talking the talk, and these shoes become your reliable companions.

The adidas Originals adiFom ClimaCool put innovation at the centre of their design. Made for keep-cool comfort, they’re like a breath of fresh air for your feet thanks to ventilation that helps regulate warmth. Furthermore, its soft cushioning makes every step feel plush, and an interior mesh lining fits like a sock. A bio-based material shapes the outer shell into rugged style made modern. Made with a series of recycled materials, this upper features at least 50% recycled content.

Coming in hot is the women’s Nike Dunk Low Twist ‘Panda’. You’re probably wondering what is the “twist” to the Dunk Low Twist. Most noticeably, it boasts an extended Swoosh on the upper. The shoe also arrives with translucent bumpers wrapping the toe and heel. Not to mention, the Dunk Low Twist is thicker than the regular Dunks, as indicated by the additional pumps to the tongue and heel tab. The Dunk Low Twist is also thicker, as indicated by the additional pumps to the tongue and heel tab. In addition to the Panda scheme, the Nike Dunk Low Twist is also available in Vivid Sulfur and Jade Ice. But we know what the folks will be going crazy for. Like it or not, the Panda Dunks live on.

Take your casual style up a level with these women’s Adilette 22 Slides from adidas Originals. These futuristic slides have a slip-on bandage upper and padded footstrap for an easy fit. Underfoot, the contoured EVA sole cushions every step and cradles your foot, while the patterned outsole keeps you gripped. Made with 25% plant-based content from sugarcane, these slides are finished with sculpted 3-Stripes to the strap.

6. Red – Brave and Bold

It takes a great deal of confidence to pull off wearing red. It’s a color that quickly grabs everyone’s attention no matter how quietly you enter a room. They boldly proclaim that you are someone to be reckoned with and as one who can speak and move with authority.

The Air Jordan 1 Low ‘Dune Red’ colourway emerged in a two-tone color scheme that sees a white base. Panels around the toe, along the tongue, and across the heel deviate in an understated ‘Dune Red’ hue. Branding on the top of the tongue and spine don a slightly different shade of red, while midsoles opt for an “aged” look that falls in line with other Air Jordan 1 options. Lastly, the outsole keeps things red, rounding out the straightforward, but compelling retro.

The Nike Motiva helps you step through whatever the day brings, at your pace. Its uniquely patterned outsole and exaggerated rocker combine to give you a super-smooth, cushioned and comfortable ride. This means you can walk, jog or run comfortably and come back for your next leisurely stroll confidently. It gives you optimal support for your every move, every day.

Bringing back an archive edition of the celebrated Gazelle, the sneakers show off the same textures and materials as the 1991 version. adidas continues to push the Gazelle silhouette, and this iteration takes a deep wine colorway. Named the ‘Collegiate Burgundy’, the shoe features a suede-constructed upper with crisp white leather accents and bold white Three Stripes. Finishing off the shoe is a rubber sole and white laces.

7. Yellow – Happy and Positive

Cheerfulness and optimism are surely a blessing, and if you love all things yellow, then it’s safe to say that you’re blessed with all these qualities, and a lot more. In general, yellow will contribute to a fun, happy and positive mood overall. It is the colour of sunshine and, accordingly, it has the potential to lift everyone up. Not only that, it also improves concentration, which is why you see on billboards, street signs and highlighters.

The Jordan Post Slides is a stylish and comfortable footwear designed by the popular brand, Jordan. These sneakers feature a ‘Team Gold’ colourway and are perfect for those who want to make a statement with their footwear. With their high-quality construction and attention to detail, these slides are sure to turn heads wherever you go.

Introducing the Air Jordan 6 Retro ‘Yellow Ochre’, a standout addition to Jordan Brand’s Spring 2024 Collection. This fresh colour variant is currently available in men’s. The bulk of the sneaker’s midsole opts for a black makeup that contrasts the white and icy blue components underneath. Base panels up top opt for a soft fabric, leaving nearby overlays to revel in tumbled leather-goodness. The non-leather layer indulges in the titular ‘Yellow Ochre’ colour, a hue that’s also emerged on other NIKE, Inc. offerings over the last year. Sunshine-reminiscent flair also animates accents on the tongue and heel, further expanding the Air Jordan line’s off-court legacy.

8. Green – Stable and Well-Balanced

Nature is rich in diverse green shades, from hills to meadows and leafy trees. Plants, trees, and grass are often associated with the colour green, symbolizing peace, calmness, and relaxation. This colour evokes feelings of optimism, hope, harmony, and balance in us, making outdoor experiences particularly refreshing.

In the past year, there have been exciting exclusive releases for kids’ sneakers, including various Air Max 1s, Air Force 1s, and playful Dunks. Nike’s latest addition to the collection is the ‘Malachite’ edition, featuring a clean white leather upper as a classic base. What makes this Dunk unique are the vibrant details: verdant ‘Malachite’ green overlays and outsoles bring nature-inspired hues, and the ‘Photo Blue’ swoosh overlays add a bold contrast. The upper combines moss-level suede with smooth textures, creating a patchwork vibe in earthy greens. Classic black and white details complement the calm palette. This updated version of Tinker Hatfield’s 1989 design features a plush tongue and crackled leather support wings, adding to its crafty and stylish appeal.

The Air Jordan 4 Craft ‘Olive’ has made an earthy landing and is available in sizes for men’s, juniors’, children’s, and infant’s. Moss-level suede meets smooth feels on the upper, offering a patchwork vibe of varying earthy greens. At the same time, classic black and white comes in, making for perfect offsets without comprising the calm palette. The revised 1989 design by Tinker Hatfield now includes a plush tongue, crackled leather support wings, and an interesting material narrative. The shoe is basically lives up to its name — it’s a crafty one.

The Palermo sneaker in lively Vine-Clementine colour keeps its original design with a noticeable signature tag and nostalgic T-toe construction. The durable leather and suede upper are paired with a timeless gum sole. Puma‘s brand emphasis is evident with a leather Formstrip showcasing foil-printed PUMA branding, and a debossed PUMA label on the suede tongue. Also, the rubber midsole and outsole offer grip and cushioning, suitable for daily wear. Above all, Puma prioritizes sustainability in its leather products.

So, there we have it. Your chosen colour selection may be saying more than you think. What’s your favorite colour or colours to wear, and why? Share them on the comment section on our Instagram page at @jdsportsmy.

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