words // Zac Dubasik

What exactly is the state of simplicity in sneakers? To put it simply, according to Kicks On Fire at least, it's dead. Despite the fact that minimalist sneakers' popularity seems to be at an all time high, influencer-level products being as straightforward as ever, and at least some designer collaborations being extremely basic, they point to a number of examples to support their conclusion.

What's your take? Has simplicity taken a backseat to bright prints, reflective materials and complex designs. Will prints now dominate previously basic popular models like the Roshe Run? Check out Kicks on Fire's piece, and let us know your thoughts in the comments.