All the hype in the sneaker world is currently focused on adidas, where the Yeezy 350 Boost v2 and Pharrell’s NMD have certainly dominated this past month. But how many of us actually were able to get a pair? We didn’t think so. With that in mind, we’re here to present ten great sneakers that you can own right now without any hassle, raffle signups, or inflated resale prices. Keep reading to check out our Under the Radar picks for September.
Nike LunarEpic Flyknit Low
The Nike LunarEpic Flyknit Low continues to be the most slept on Flyknit shoe on the market. Why don’t you have a pair by now? We suggest this latest look for the ultra-comfortable and stylish model, featuring a heathered grey upper with a contrasting turquoise tongue and bright orange Flywire. Pick up a pair now from select Nike Running retailers or straight from Nike.com.
Vans Vault Sk8-Hi Lite LX “Nubuck”
The new Lite edition of the Vans Sk8-Hi featuring a comfortable one-piece lightweight foam sole gets a luxe upgrade with this premium nubuck construction. This tonal dark maroon colorway is available now (there’s an Old Skool version, as well) at Vans suppliers like UBIQ.
adidas Gazelle – Royal Blue
If you haven’t taken advantage of the return of the adidas Gazelle this year by now, it’s time to get with the program. Releasing in a number of premium pigskin suede colorways throughout the year, the latest look to catch our eye is this royal blue edition. Grab a pair now at adidas Originals retailers like KicksUSA and Extra Butter.
EWING 33 Hi “Camo”
The classic EWING 33 Hi goes rogue with this new camouflage edition complimented with a gum rubber outsole. The only question is, how did it take them this long to make a camo 33 Hi? Cop your pair at EWING Athletics retailers like Rock City Kicks.
Saucony Shadow 5000 “Cream/Maroon”
Always a great pick within the Saucony retro runner line, the Shadow 5000 impresses once again with this new look for fall in a clean two-toned color block in cream and maroon. Pick up a pair while they last from Saucony stockists like Quality.
ASICS GEL-Lyte III “Black Leather”
ASICS finds yet another premium way to present their classic GEL-Lyte III, with this new rendition in black leather with white leather accents—including a leather interior for an extra lux feel. These aren’t going to last long, so grab a pair now from ASICS retailers like Premier.
PUMA Clyde Dressed “Python”
The legendary and always-in-style PUMA Clyde gets even more stylish with this new edition featuring snakeskin-embossed leather. Available in red, white, and the black colorway pictured here, PUMA suppliers like Sneaker Politics are stocking these now.
Brandblack DJX 1
Brandblack and NFL star DeSean Jackson present their first signature sneaker together, the DJX 1 training shoe. Like all Brandblack models, the shoe combines sports performance with a sleek, modern, and stylish look. Dare to be different, and cop a pair today at select stockists like Rise.
UBIQ x New Balance 1600 “English Crown”
Not often does a collab sneaker this nice fly under the radar, but that’s exactly what this “English Crown” edition of the New Balance 1600 by UBIQ has done. In premium burgundy suede with gold accents, the royal-looking sneaker is available now from UBIQ.
Nike Zoom Flight 96
Any connoisseur of ’90s basketball kicks know how good this shoe is. The Zoom Flight ’96 returned this summer in Penny Hardaway’s Olympic colorway, and now it’s also back in this OG black and white version. You can get your pair directly from Nike.