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Top 90 Shoes Trends in May

From Crystal-Adorned Football Sneakers to Outer Space Soccer Shoes

— May 7, 2022 — Fashion
From crystal-adorned football sneakers to outer space soccer shoes, the May 2022 shoes innovations see the arrival of design-focused sporting footwear.

Shoe companies are taking inspiration from unconventional industries, like Hussain Almossawi's NASA-inspired football boot. The conceptual design uses otherworldly inspiration to imagine how the shoe design would need to shift in response to life on another planet or in space.

Another design-focused shoe innovation this month comes from adidas. The footwear brand partnered with Swarovski to drop the Predator Edge CRYSTAL+ sneaker. The new take on a classic silhouette harnesses the magic associated with Swarovski crystals to create a stand-out design. Due to on going technological advancements, the shoe industry is continuously innovating its styles to maximize comfort while offering the best in fashion.
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Pale Lilac Futuristic Footwear
Pale Lilac Futuristic Footwear
The YEEZY BOOST 700 MNVN Sneaker Gets a Geode Colorway Design
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89
Luxurious Ultra-Plush Slippers
Luxurious Ultra-Plush Slippers
Dearfoams Celebrates 75 Years of Comfort with New Releases
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88
Moss-Covered Performance Sneakers
Moss-Covered Performance Sneakers
Adidas Originals' 'Moss Side' Sneaker is Full of 70s Nostalgia
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87
Spring-Ready Sneakers
Spring-Ready Sneakers
Jordan Brand Debuted the 'Light Mauve' Air Jordan 1 Colorway
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86
Lifestyle Guru Sneaker Partnerships
Lifestyle Guru Sneaker Partnerships
This Skechers x Martha Stewart Ad Follows a Day on the Farm
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85
Chunky Leather Loafers
Chunky Leather Loafers
The Lattelier Leather Loafers with Chain are Sophisticated and Versatile
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84
'90s-Era Sports Sneakers
'90s-Era Sports Sneakers
The PUMA x Butter Goods Spring 2022 Collection is Packed with Retro Looks
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83
Blue Elephant-Print Sneakers
Blue Elephant-Print Sneakers
Jordan Brand Unveils the Air Jordan 1 Low 'True Blue'
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82
Agile Hybrid Hiker Footwear
Agile Hybrid Hiker Footwear
The Salewa Mtn Trainer Lite GTX Features a GORE-TEX Membrane
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81
Semi-Translucent Football Shoes
Semi-Translucent Football Shoes
Nike Unveils Its Future-Forward Mercurial Vapor Next Nature Shoe
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80
Monochromatic Low-Top Sneakers
Monochromatic Low-Top Sneakers
Nike Unveils a Reverse Panda Colorway to the Dunk Low Sneakers
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79
Panda-Themed Sneakers
Panda-Themed Sneakers
Nike Debuted the Air Force 1 Mid 'Panda' Sneaker in a Black X6 Colorway
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78
Scholastic Orange Shoes
Scholastic Orange Shoes
Nike Will Be Releasing the Nike Air Jordan 1 Ko Syracuse
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77
Water-Friendly Lifestyle Sandals
Water-Friendly Lifestyle Sandals
The Reef Water Vista Sandals Can Go From the Street to the Beach
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76
Red Leather Sneakers
Red Leather Sneakers
Nike Adorned its Dunk Low Silhouette in a Coat of Red and White Leather
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75
Comfortable Designer Shoes
Comfortable Designer Shoes
Off-White Announced it will be Dropping Fully Suede Sneakers
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74
Star-Studded Clothing Collaborations
Star-Studded Clothing Collaborations
Stars Derrick Rose and Kanye West Announce a Joint Project
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73
Mismatched Skate Shoes
Mismatched Skate Shoes
Vans and Engineered Garments Unveils Multi-Material 'Era' Sneakers
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72
Dusty Tonal Hi-Top Sneakers
Dusty Tonal Hi-Top Sneakers
The Air Jordan 1 High Zoom CMFT Welcomes Spring with Light Mauve Hues
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71
Advanced Road-Racing Shoes
Advanced Road-Racing Shoes
The Hyperion Elite 3 Helps You Keep Running Efficiently at Races
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70
Energy-Returning Sneakers
Energy-Returning Sneakers
The Levitate 5 Helps You Get the Most Out of Every Stride
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69
Malleable Eco-Friendly Sandals
Malleable Eco-Friendly Sandals
SUICOKE Unveils New Ultra-Lightweight MOK Injection Sandal
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68
Collaborative '90s-Inspired Mules
Collaborative '90s-Inspired Mules
Dr. Martens and PLEASURES Confirm the New Leather Mules
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67
Commemorative Basketball Sneakers
Commemorative Basketball Sneakers
The Mambacita Sweet 16 Colorway Honors the Late Gianna Bryant
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66
Maximalist Beige Sneakers
Maximalist Beige Sneakers
Nike Unveils the Air Max 90 Scrap, Another Addition to Its 'Scrap' Line
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65
Green Paneling Low-Cut Sneakers
Green Paneling Low-Cut Sneakers
Nike's Dunk Low Sneakers Get a Stark Green Colorway for the Season
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64
Croc-Skin Street Sneakers
Croc-Skin Street Sneakers
Nike's New Dunk Model Features a Crocodile Skin-Like Mateiral
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63
Hiking-Ready Running Shoes
Hiking-Ready Running Shoes
New Balance and Designer Bembury Create Intriguing Running Shoes
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62
Gardening-Themed Retro Runners
Gardening-Themed Retro Runners
adidas' 'Hoverturf Plant and Grow' Sneaker Celebrates Planet Earth
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61
Boston Marathon-Themed Sneakers
Boston Marathon-Themed Sneakers
Brooks Running Debuted Limited Edition “Run Boston” Launch 9 Shoes
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60
Sleek Performance-Focused Sneakers
Sleek Performance-Focused Sneakers
Reebok Launches the Nano X2 Training Shoe with Upgraded Fabric
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59
Vibrant All-Terrain Sneakers
Vibrant All-Terrain Sneakers
New Balance Released the New Fresh Foam X Hierro V7 Itteration
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58
Diner-Themed Shoe Styles
Diner-Themed Shoe Styles
The Waffle House x adidas TOUR360 Golf Shoe Looks Good Enough to Eat
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57
Safari-Themed Streetwear Sneakers
Safari-Themed Streetwear Sneakers
Nike Goes Old-School With the Launch of Its New Safari Dunk Low
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56
Crisp Brown Suede Sneakers
Crisp Brown Suede Sneakers
Bodega Teams Up with Reebok to Drop Luxury Reebok Club C Model
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55
Black-Celebrating Apparel
Black-Celebrating Apparel
New Balance Unveils New 'Conversation Amongst Us Collection'
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54
Colorful Shoe Designs
Colorful Shoe Designs
The Air Jordan 1 Mid Zen Master 1 Launched in Time for Summer
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53
Phygital Sneaker Drops
Phygital Sneaker Drops
SoleSavy Launches Its First Limited-Edition NFT Sneaker, the SS4
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52
Earthy Brown Sneakers
Earthy Brown Sneakers
The Basement x New Balance 2002R Earth Brown Arrives This April
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51
Motorcycle-Inspired Collaboration Sneakers
Motorcycle-Inspired Collaboration Sneakers
The Kawasaki x Adidas Ninja Sneakers Come in Two Styles
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50
Luxury Hand-Shaped Handbags
Luxury Hand-Shaped Handbags
Pyer Moss Debuts New Handbags and Striking 'Breaker Sandal'
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49
Celeb-Designed High-Top Sneakers
Celeb-Designed High-Top Sneakers
Billie Eilish Launches Mushroom-Colored Air Force 1s
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48
Multi-Textural Retro Sneakers
Multi-Textural Retro Sneakers
Nike Celebrates Its 25th Anniversary With Tonal Air Max 97
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47
Revived Retro Basketball Sneakers
Revived Retro Basketball Sneakers
Nike Brings Unveils New Air Max Penny 1 'Home”' Sneaker
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46
Stark Hemp-Based Sneakers
Stark Hemp-Based Sneakers
The New Stussy X Nike's Air Force 1 Mid Fossil Have Been Revealed
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45
Rugged All-Terrain Sneakers
Rugged All-Terrain Sneakers
Salomon's 'CROSS ADVANCED' Silhouette is Comfortable and Durable
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44
Adult Barefoot Sneakers
Adult Barefoot Sneakers
The Feebee Sock Sneakers are Designed with Thick Soles for Adults
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43
Heritage-Inspired Boat Shoes
Heritage-Inspired Boat Shoes
The Sunspel x Sperry Boat Shoe Collection is Focused on Quality
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42
Hairstyle-Adorned Social Good Sneakers
Hairstyle-Adorned Social Good Sneakers
The Mullet Volleys Benefit the Black Dog Institute
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41
Eye-Catching Statement Sandals
Eye-Catching Statement Sandals
DR. Martens Unveils Four New Spring-Ready Sandal Silhouettes
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40
Fruit-Inspired Sneakers
Fruit-Inspired Sneakers
Nike Showcased the 'Banana' Colorway for its Dunk Low Silhouette
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39
Crystal-Adorned Football Sneakers
Crystal-Adorned Football Sneakers
adidas and Swarovski Drop the Predator Edge CRYSTAL+
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38
Off-Road City-Suited Sandals
Off-Road City-Suited Sandals
The Huckberry All-Weather Basecamp Sandal is Lifestyle-Conscious
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37
Rain Dance Sneaker Campaigns
Rain Dance Sneaker Campaigns
Mason Garments Unveils SS22 Collection and 'Rain Dance' Campaign
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36
Next-Generation Performance Footwear
Next-Generation Performance Footwear
The ASICS METASPEED Series Now Includes Two New Models
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35
Fashionable Designer Running Shoes
Fashionable Designer Running Shoes
Comme Des Garçons Partners With Solomon for a New Collection
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34
Plush Velcro High-Top Sneakers
Plush Velcro High-Top Sneakers
Billie Eilish and Nike Create a Special Air Force 1 High Sneaker
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33
Carbon Neutral Running Shoes
Carbon Neutral Running Shoes
The Ghost 14 From Brooks Running Provides Soft, Smooth Rides
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32
Whimsical Sustainable Flip Flops
Whimsical Sustainable Flip Flops
Sanuk Launched a Limited-Edition Anniversary Collection
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31
Hybrid Anti-Bacterial Sandals
Hybrid Anti-Bacterial Sandals
Teva Launches All-New 'Zymic Sandals' in Time for Summer
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30
Fully Biodegradable Sneakers
Fully Biodegradable Sneakers
BLUEVIEW Launched the World's First Fully Compostable Sneaker
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29
Model-Backed Italian Sneakers
Model-Backed Italian Sneakers
The Emily Ratajkowski x Superga Capsule Launched in Time for Spring
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28
Branded Digital Sneakers
Branded Digital Sneakers
Nike CryptoKicks Arrive in the Metaverse After a Partnership with RTFKT
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27
Trippy Remixed Skate Shoes
Trippy Remixed Skate Shoes
Tyga Partners with MSCHF to Launch 'Wavy Baby' Sneaker
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26
Vintage Country Club Loafers
Vintage Country Club Loafers
DUKE + DEXTER Unveils Its Retro-Inspired SS22 Footwear
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25
Lightweight Agile Trail Sneakers
Lightweight Agile Trail Sneakers
Th eHOKA ONE ONE Speedgoat 5 Has a Vibram Megagrip Outsole
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24
Agile Adventurist Footwear Styles
Agile Adventurist Footwear Styles
The New Nike ACG Mountain Fly Low Features GORE-TEX
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23
Eco-Friendly Boat Shoes
Eco-Friendly Boat Shoes
The Sperry SeaCycled Collection Features Eco-Friendly & Recycled Materials
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22
Hybrid NFT Sneakers
Hybrid NFT Sneakers
The Biion x Doodles Edition Shoe is Paired with a Digital Asset
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21
Customizable Rapper-Inspired Sneakers
Customizable Rapper-Inspired Sneakers
'Golf Wang' and 'Converse' Announced the 'By You' Program
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20
Long-Awaited Shoe Releases
Long-Awaited Shoe Releases
The Luka Doncic Shoes Launched Just in Time for Spring
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19
Elastic 3D-Printed Insoles
Elastic 3D-Printed Insoles
The LuxCreo 'AiFeet' Insoles are Customized to Every Contour
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18
Love-Inspired Heels
Love-Inspired Heels
YUME YUME Debuted the 'Love Heels' in Three Fashionable Colorways
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17
Y2K-Inspired Sneakers
Y2K-Inspired Sneakers
New Balance Partners with GANNI to Launch '00's-Themed 'New Balance 2002R'
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16
Nostalgic Sneaker Releases
Nostalgic Sneaker Releases
Jordan Brand Announced the Air Jordan 1 High Zoom CMFT "Breakfast Club"
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15
Biodegradable Hemp Sneakers
Biodegradable Hemp Sneakers
8000Kicks' HEMP Shoe is Weatherproof, Recycled, and Biodegradable
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14
Earth-Themed Fashion Collections
Earth-Themed Fashion Collections
Vans Debuted the Sustainable 'Eco Positivity Collection'
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13
Ultra-Responsive Basketball Sneakers
Ultra-Responsive Basketball Sneakers
Nike Basketball and Kevin Durant Debut the 'KD15' Sneaker
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12
Split Color-Blocked Sneakers
Split Color-Blocked Sneakers
The Nike Heritage Air Jordan 1 Low Features a Split Design
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11
Vibrant Hi-Top Sneakers
Vibrant Hi-Top Sneakers
Ceeze Released the Exclusive Reimagined Nike SB Dunk Low
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10
Striking Full-Knit Sneakers
Striking Full-Knit Sneakers
Givenchy Announces the Launch of Its Highly-Anticipated TK360 Shoe
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9
Anime-Themed Sneakers
Anime-Themed Sneakers
NBA Star Partners with Jordan Brand for Anime-Themed Shoes
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8
Affordable Low-Carbon Sneakers
Affordable Low-Carbon Sneakers
Allbirds & adidas Release the ADIZERO X ALLBIRDS 2.94 KG CO2E
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7
Ultra-Flexible Trail Sneakers
Ultra-Flexible Trail Sneakers
The Vivobarefoot x Finisterre Primus Trail Runner is Limited-Edition
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6
Outer Space Soccer Shoes
Outer Space Soccer Shoes
This Football Boot Concept by Hussain Almossawi is NASA-Inspired
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5
Collaboration Off-Grid Footwear
Collaboration Off-Grid Footwear
The Adsum + Merrell 1TRL MOAB 2 Mid Hiking Boots are Advanced
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4
Cartoon-Inspired Sneakers
Cartoon-Inspired Sneakers
Hello Kitty and Nike Collaborate on Exclusive Sneakers
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3
Minimalist Modular Mules
Minimalist Modular Mules
The Charles Birshaw Modular Mule Transforms into a Clog
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2
Glue-Free Circular Sneakers
Glue-Free Circular Sneakers
Nike Unveils New ISPA Link and Nike ISPA Link Axis Models
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1
Lunar Surface-Ready Sneakers
Lunar Surface-Ready Sneakers
The Conceptual Nike Averted Vision by Amr Elwan is Minimalist
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