Laid-back style is like good bed hair: it’s hard to replicate and nailing it is usually more to do with luck than effort. This is especially true for today’s sneakerheads, who favour the effortless and understated, seasoned on occasion with a pinch of high fashion.
A growing group of fashion-savvy footwear enthusiasts are leading the rebellion against the overpriced and ostentatious, and in doing so, they’re embracing the clean, the minimal, the old school, especially on-foot.
So what sneaker springs to mind? There is only one. The Converse One Star. Revelling in its youth-led renaissance, the sneaker has become the go-to shoe for those who nail nonchalant. To show us how it’s done, we rounded up a rabble of Instagram aesthetes.