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LSA Sneaker Central: Sneakerheads, these are April 21’s hottest drops

We’re back with another monthly episode of LSA Sneaker Central, rounding-up the hottest drops, the most exclusive  collabs and the style statements. If you’re looking to buy sneakers online, this is the place to be.

To all those sneakerheads out there, we know you’ve been waiting, given everything that’s going on. Nevertheless, we’re bringing you a scoop of only the best for you to bookmark. Well, April 2021 has been quite a mix bag of aesthetics and themes in the sneaker world. We’ve seen reinvention of classic silhouettes, cross-cultural collaborations and new breeds of sneakers altogether. And yes, we can’t decide which one impresses us most. If you’re looking to cop a great pair, we’ve listed down the top new sneakers of April. Cop right and splurge smart.

Buy sneakers online: Sneakerheads, these are April 2021’s hottest drops

Let’s kick off this list with a classic. The Air Jordan 1 Mid Shoe is actually inspired by the very first AJ1 itself. Proving fans the touch of retro Nike elegance, the pair gets a contemporary twist with its play of colour. The burst of cyan is certainly refreshing and injects a serious dose of vibrancy into this iconic silhouette. On the outside, the solid rubber sole promises you traction on a variety of surface, be it on-court or elsewhere.

Price: Rs 9,995.

Available at Nike’s online store.


ASICS has been upping the ante of the performance shoe silhoutte right since its genesis. We’ve seen countless strides in this affair, aiming to perfect each stride with a technological edge They’ve done it again with the Metaspeed. This pair however caters to a second major running style – CADENCE, which features smaller steps made while hovering over the ground with minimal up and down motion. At first glance itself, you can tell, it’s built different. This arched sole helps runners make longer strides and more steps.

Price: Rs 21,999.

Available at ASICS’ online store.


There’s one thing the ZX line and Start Industries have in common – Innovation. Coming forth as a real treat for Marvel fans is this special edition ZX 2K, a science-packed runner just the way Tony would like it. More so, it brings out Iron Man’s signature electric hue with its neon detailing. The translucent sole and the ‘Stark Industries’ logo also add an interesting touch to the pair.

Price: Rs 13,999.

Available at adidas’ online store. 


Introducing the GG Multicolour sneaker by the house of Gucci, a vibrant expression of its highly famed monogram. Vibrant and ostentatious colours seem to be a fashion favorite this summer and well, it’s always nice to have a burst of colour on your feet too. Looking at their monogram print through a vividly colourful lens, the sneaker’s upper comes stitched bringing out its sheer Italian suave but with a refreshing twist of summer colours.

Price: On request. 

Available exclusively at Gucci stores.


We’ve noticed that sneakers have suddenly turned into the new canvas for cartoons and we’re very curious why. One of these cases is this Cruise Rider Mr. Doodle pair by PUMA. Sam Cox is a London based artist renowned for his “graffiti spaghetti” line drawings and his latest piece of art can be found on this pair right here. With a playful and vibrant touch of colour, the midsole boasts IMEVA, PUMA’s super-lightweight material that promises comfort. There’s also a PUMA x MR DOODLE synthetic label on the tongue.

Price: Rs 7,999

Available at VegNonVeg.

Mikhail Gomes
Features Editor, Lifestyle Asia India & Contributor - Augustman
A watch aficionado, Mikhail also enjoys learning about fine whiskies, and one day hopes to establish his own menswear label. At Lifestyle Asia India, he writes on watches, menswear, auto and tech.
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