Outside of Jordan Brand, there was a ton of great releases for 2016. Some may ever say the models posted here are better then what came from Jordan. Brands like Nike, adidas, Reebok and Asics really put out some great releases.
Below you can check out our Top 10 Sneaker Releases of 2016 outside of Jordan Brand. Make sure to visit the comments below and let us know your top favorite sneakers of 2016.
10. Reebok Question ‘Red Toe’
The Reebok Question celebrated it’s 20th anniversary and starting the year off strong, the brand launched the Reebok Question ‘White Red’ aka ‘Red Toe’. They released on February 12th for $140.
9. Nike Kobe 11 ‘Fade to Black’
The Nike Kobe 11 ‘Fade to Black’ released on April 13th, 2016. What made this pair so special was the fact they were apart of the FTB Pack and worn by Kobe Bryant during his final game.
8. adidas Ultra Boost ‘Triple Black’
First landing on the Uncaged edition, Black finally landed on the adidas Ultra Boost midsole. Known as the ‘Triple Black’, after much anticipation, they launched on December 1st.
7. Acronym x NikeLab Air Presto Mid ‘Volt’
Acronym collaborated on a handful of Nike Air Presto Mid releases with the highlight being the ‘Volt’ pair. Released on September 15th for $200.
6. Asics Gel Lyte III ‘Super Green’
Ronnie Fieg officially released the Asics Gel Lyte III ‘Super Green’ during 2016. Originally the colorway was designed for the Soul for Soles Charity.
5. adidas Yeezy Boost 350 V2 ‘Beluga’
The next version of the adidas Yeezy Boost 350 known as the V2 dropped on September 24th for $220.
4. Bape x adidas NMD ‘Camo’
The NMD was already a hyped and sought after model, but Bape gave them the camouflage treatment and everyone had to have them. The Bape x adidas NMD Camo released on November 26th for a retail price of $150.
3. Nike HyperAdapt 1.0
The Nike HyperAdapt 1.0 is the first training shoe from Nike Sportswear to use power lacing. First released on November 28th to Nike+ App members. Retail price is $720 which steered some people away. Expect more colorways to debut in 2017.
2. Pharrell x adidas NMD Human Race ‘Yellow’
What stated the HU series, the first launch was the Pharrell x adidas NMD Human Race ‘Yellow’ that dropped on July 22nd for $240. Still they fetch the most on the resale market.
1. Nike Mag
The Nike Mag once again returned in 2016 and is marked as the number 1 release of 2016. Now there might be a bit of controversy here as they didn’t officially release, but was given away to those who purchased a raffle ticket and were picked. Using auto-lacing, only 89 pairs were available.