Li-Ning SS22 Showed Off Plenty of Fresh Footwear Options
Li-Ning recently presented their SS22 collection on China's Hainan Island, and though it was a star-studded event – part of the Reframing Perspectives music festival that included art installations, music performances and even an appearance from Jackie Chan – we were fixated on the sneakers!
New silhouettes and upgraded versions of classics alike walked down the beach as part of the show, a handful of which can be seen above. There was the Cosmos Premium (an update on a classic Li-Ning sneaker from 1992), a Millennium Era that features an exaggerated structural design inspired by 'bread shoes' and an upgraded iteration of the Wu Xing II with its midsoles and uppers set into a special foam frame. There were also plenty of bright colours and striking details to be had, and the tech-wear heads were not excluded from the party either as several styles featured futuristic BOA lacing systems.
Currently, Li-Ning has yet to announce a global launch for the collection's footwear styles. However, as they are earmarked for SS22, we can expect to see them in the early months of next year.
While you wait, be sure to check out Sneaker Freaker's wealth of Li-Ning features, namely an interview with influential brand consultant Liad Krispin here and a discussion with Dwyane Wade about his Way of Wade sub-label here.