As we approach the midpoint of 2023, it’s time to look back at the best women’s sneakers that have hit the shelves so far. This year has been a rollercoaster ride in the world of sneakers, with brands pushing the boundaries of design, comfort, and style. The sneaker landscape has never been more exciting, from retro revivals to innovative collaborations. Here are the top picks for the best women’s sneakers of 2023 so far.
Women’s Air Jordan 4 Retro ‘Seafoam’
First on our list is the Wmns Air Jordan 4 Retro ‘Seafoam.’ This sneaker is a breath of fresh air, with its soothing seafoam green colorway that’s perfect for the summer 2023 season. The iconic silhouette of the Air Jordan 4 has been reimagined for the modern woman, combining comfort and style in a way only Jordan Brand can. The sneaker features a white leather design adorned with seafoam and black accents throughout the overlay system, branding, and midsole system – a colorway that’s perfectly suited for the spring season. The premium leather upper and signature Air cushioning make this sneaker a must-have for any sneaker enthusiast.
Color: Seafoam/White-Black-Neutral Grey
Release Date: February 9, 2023
Style Code: AQ9129-103
Retail Price: $210
Women’s New Balance 550 ‘Rain Cloud’
Next up is the New Balance 550 ‘Rain Cloud.’ This sneaker is a testament to the timeless appeal of the New Balance 550 silhouette. The ‘Rain Cloud’ colorway, with its subtle shades of grey and white, is a versatile addition to any wardrobe. The shoe’s vintage aesthetic and modern comfort technology stand out in the sneaker world.
Style Code: BBW550BB
Release Date: April 6, 2023
Travis Scott x Wmns Air Jordan 1 Retro Low OG ‘Olive’
The collaboration between Travis Scott and Jordan Brand has resulted in some of the most coveted sneakers in recent years, and the Wmns Air Jordan 1 Retro Low OG ‘Olive’ is no exception. This sneaker features a unique olive colorway, with Travis Scott’s signature reverse Swoosh adding a distinctive touch. This Air Jordan 1 Low is designed with influences drawn from the classic Air Jordan 6 that La Flame launched in 2019. This version presents an official color scheme of Sail, University Red, Black, and Medium Olive, complemented by a black suede upper combined with white leather overlays. Additional olive accents are incorporated into the Nike Swoosh logo on the sides and the lacing system. The design is further enhanced with Cactus Jack branding on the tongues and insoles. The look is finalized with a creamy sail rubber midsole and an olive outsole located underneath. The low-top silhouette and premium materials make this sneaker a stylish and comfortable choice for any occasion.
Color: Sail/University Red-Black-Medium Olive
Release Date: April 26, 2023
Style Code: DZ4137-106
Retail Price: $150
Women’s Gel Kayano 14 ‘White Midnight’
The Wmns Gel Kayano 14 ‘White Midnight’ is a testament to ASICS’ commitment to performance and style. This sneaker features a sleek, streamlined silhouette with a contrasting white and midnight blue colorway that’s elegant and eye-catching. The shoe’s GEL technology ensures maximum comfort, making it an excellent choice for everyday and athletic activities.
Women’s Air Max 1 ’86 OG ‘Big Bubble’
Celebrating the Air Max’s legacy, the Wmns Air Max 1 ’86 OG ‘Big Bubble – Red’ is a bold and vibrant sneaker that will turn heads. First introduced in 1986, just before the Nike Air Max 1 made its debut in 1987, the Nike Air Max 1 “Big Bubble” – also known as the “Big Window” – boasted a larger and longer Air Max bubble compared to the traditional AM1 silhouette. The pair features a white mesh upper complemented by grey and red suede details on the overlay structure. The midsole is distinctively designed with a larger Air bubble than usual, lending a unique aesthetic to the shoe and potentially offering enhanced comfort due to the increased volume of Air technology. The fiery red colorway adds a touch of daring to this iconic sneaker, making it stand out in any sneaker collection.
Color: White/University Red-Light Neutral Grey
Release Date: March 26, 2023
Style Code: DQ3989-100
Retail Price: $160
Wmns Air Zoom Vomero 5 ‘Photon Dust Metallic Silver’
Rounding out our list is the Wmns Air Zoom Vomero 5 ‘Photon Dust Metallic Silver.’ This pair is built with a foundational layer of open mesh, enhanced by overlays of leather and characterized by Chrome Swooshes. Additional elements include the characteristic plastic side panels and heel counter, along with an imprint of the Bill Bowerman motif on the insoles. The design is completed by hints of 3M reflective material placed over Zoom Air cushioning. This sneaker perfectly blends performance and style with its sleek silhouette and futuristic colorway. The shoe’s Air Zoom cushioning provides unparalleled comfort, while the metallic silver upper adds a touch of glamour to this high-performance sneaker.
Color: Photon Dust/Chrome-Gridiron-Sail
Release Date: February 22, 2023
Style Code: FD0884-025
2023 has been an exciting year for women’s sneakers, with brands pushing the boundaries of design and comfort. Whether you’re a sneaker enthusiast or just looking for a stylish and comfortable pair of shoes, these sneakers will impress. From the soothing seafoam green of the Air Jordan 4 Retro to the bold red of the Air Max 1 ’86 OG ‘Big Bubble,’ there’s something for everyone in this year’s lineup. So, lace up and step into the future of footwear with these top picks for the best women’s sneakers of 2023 so far. Don’t forget to stay tuned to JustFreshKicks for more sneaker information going forward.