7 of the best sneaker essentials from Working Class Heroes

For any sneakerheads out there looking for some new additions to their line up, British brand Working Class Heroes would always be one of our first ports of call here at Coolector HQ and they boast some of the best brands and prices in the business. Check our our pick of 7 of the best sneaker essentials from Working Class Heroes below:

Nike SB Team Classic Shoes Particle Grey Forest Green – £67.95

Since 2002, Nike’s skateboarding division has been making some of the best skate shoes out there and you can add these Nike SB Team Classic Shoes Particle Grey Forest Green (£67.95) to that list. It has some classic, understated and low-profile vibes, with an innovative construction. The upper is made from a blend of suede and a textile canvas, with perforations in the toe panel.

This upper delivers an extremely breathable and lightweight whilst maintaining a robust constitution. The quality of the material extends to the lining, which is lightly padded and incredibly soft, promoting enhanced comfort for day to day wear. The shoe sits upon a sole made from vulcanized rubber with a textured outsole and an innovative traction pattern on the tread, providing the wearer with amazing board feel. (£67.95)

Veja Campo Easy Shoes White Nautico – £105

These Veja Campo Easy Shoes White Nautico (£105) are crafted from an ecological chrome-free leather with a full-grain design and a rubber outsole and grippy tread that delivers an unparalleled performance wherever your adventures take you. These sneakers have a recycled polyester and organic cotton lining which is padded and it has a shock-absorbing insole. They also boast a printed logo to the tongue, side and heel and they have rubber V logos to the sides. (£105)


Vans Authentic Pro Shoes Grape Leaf Laurel Oak – £42

Originally derived from the Vans #44 Deck Shoe, the Authentic Pro Shoes Grape Leaf Laurel Oak (£42) is one of Vans’ oldest models and has become an icon in both the skateboarding and fashion circles. An understated, low-profile aesthetic with minimal branding, the Authentic is the ideal sneaker to soup up with some Vans’ Pro technology.

In this case the Authentic has been given an UltraCush HD drop-in sockliner which delivers unbeatable shock-absorption and the sole has been given Duracap inlays which help to support high-wear areas and increase robustness. The uppers are crafted from primarily canvas just like the original, however the Pro shoe has a suede toe panel to add extra durability when skating. (£42)


Nike SB Blazer Mid Shoes White Team Royal – £74.95

These Nike SB Blazer Mid Shoes White Team Royal (£74.95) take the iconic Nike Blazer silhouette with some skateboarding tech and a mid-height ankle which provides a supremely comfortable and supportive padding around the collar with a soft and smooth textile.

These sneakers boast an upper crafter from a pleasingly durable suede with a heel cap for stability and the outsole is made from vulcanized rubber with a textured outer and a herringbone tread. On the inside it has an insole with a Zoom Air heel unit. (£74.95)


New Balance Numeric 306 Jamie Foy Shoes Navy White – £65

Thrasher’s 2017 Skater of the year, Jamie Foy, drops his first pro model with New Balance Numeric 306 Sneakers (£65). The uppers are crafted from robust suede and features mesh detailing to increase breathability to the foot. A little rubber underlay provides a unique spin on this shoe which looks the part.

The contrasting leather N logo sits loud and proud to either side of the shoe and a woven tongue label shows your support for Foy. A grippy herringbone tread sits underneath, and will ensure you stay on your board during a front crook down El Toro. (£65)


Adidas Skateboarding Matchbreak Super Shoes White Yellow – £64.95

The new Matchbreak Super Sneakers from Adidas Skateboarding (£64.95) are made from a blend of suede to the heel and a durable yet smooth leather on the sides and toe. They have leather stripes and a golden script to the outer heel for a super understated 80s and 90s branding. The outsole is crafted from a vulcanised rubber with a herringbone and cupsole tread and the insole is shock-absorbant and moulded into a sockliner for board feel, support and comfort. (£64.95)


Warrior Shanghai Classic Low Shoes White Blue – £58

These Shanghai Classic Low Shoes White Blue (£58) are a pair of sneakers from Warrior Shanghai, founded in the 1930s and worn by everyone from athletes to politicians to the everyday work force. This old school style silhouette is a basketball sneaker made from a lightweight and comfortable canvas upper with a shock-absorbant EVA insole and a durable vulcanised rubber outsole with a toe bumper. Branding includes a printed script to the heel and a woven logo patch on the tongue. (£58)


Leo is the owner of The Coolector and writes about the stuff he loves. And some stuff that he merely likes.