Business is booming for the sneaker cult. Business Insider valued the sneaker resale market at US $1 billion towards the end of 2018, with other reports suggesting the overall athletic footwear market could grow to around US $95.14 billion by 2025. With that said, the sneaker-sphere had its own set of hits and misses in the last year. Although, 2019 has just begun and we’ve already spotted a few eye-catchers (5, to be precise) that are ready to take on this year on the right foot.