2018 is here and more sneakers are waiting to be dropped and copped. 2017 was a good year for us sneaker heads, for example, the whole off white collection, even though resell is a bit high the shoes are pretty fire. These shoes that will be listed on this list will be rated by how comfortable they are, the colorway, and how good they look all around. (Not In Order)


        Jordan 1

The Jordan 1 is a pretty comfortable shoe and has multiple colorways that can go with most of your outfits if you have the right colorway. September 6th of 2017 is when the Jordan 1 x Off White Dropped along with plenty of other Nike shoes.

The Jordan 1 has simple colorways like all white and a black and white and retail for less than $150.

       Nike Vapormax

March 26th the Nike Vapormax released. They got some hype but was one of the most comfortable shoes yet. What makes it so comfortable is the exaggerated air bubbles on the outsole of the shoe. Retail is $190 and has multiple colorways and variants of the shoe like the chukka slip and a utility version. Many  colorways are available like the triple black and the Off White collab that was mentioned in the Jordan 1.

   Adidas Calabasas Powerphase

After 16 Yeezy Boost releases, Kayne switched gears and dropped Calabasas. These retail at $120 and the reason why it’s on this list is because just like the Jordan 1 it's a very simple shoe with currently 2 colorways of grey and white but a all black colorway is soon to be dropped. The Calabasas don't have as much hype on them and also don't resell for extreme prices. These also are a really good summer shoe.


Air Jordan Retro 4 x Kaws

Although this shoe resells for ridiculous prices the shoe is wrapped in a grandpa couch suede and glow-in-the-dark outsole. This collab also has a all black. There isn't much to say about this shoe other than its $2000+ resale value and the nice suede.


Nike Lebron 15

Lebrons 15th shoe (obviously) was one of the best basketball shoe that dropped. With its sock type material it’s also a really good casual shoe depending on the colorways.  Since the shoe is a sock material it’s ankle support isn't the best but staying with air max and zoom air look for cushioning. This shoe retails for $185.


In this article included the top 5 sneaker releases of 2017 and reasons why such as comfort, looks, pricing, and hype. From $3000 sneakers to cheap Yeezys, 2017 was a great year for sneaker heads but 2018 has much more to come...

Thaidan Siharath, Contributor

Feb 26, 2018
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