Gucci is one of the hottest brands to wear right now. Apart from its rich heritage as a luxury house, we're fans of Gucci for its unique and modern take on avant-garde aesthetic. Now, worry not if your style isn't exactly a maximalist one like Alessandro Michele. You can still enjoy Gucci's eccentric and one-of-a-kind look through the brand's sneaker—a low-key way of introducing eye-catching deets to your 'fits.
Now, we know there's an endless list of sneaker releases season after season, so we took it upon ourselves to list the only pairs you'll want to keep a long time and those that will still matter years later. Oh, and here's a shopping tip that may come in handy: Gucci sneakers tend to run big, so you may want to size down when buying a pair!
Here are the best Gucci sneakers you need in your closet.
1. Gucci Ace
The Gucci Ace sneaker is considered to be one of the brand's most beloved pairs—a new classic, one might say. And it's not difficut to see why. This low-top sneaker follows a minimalist and clean silhouette that's easy to wear. But if you know Gucci, the house Alessandro Michele has resurrected will not spout mundane kicks. Gucci Ace sneakers is best known for its unique embellishments. You'll recall the most popular design being an embroidered bee against the brand's iconic green and red stripes. In case you didn't know, the bee is actually an archival code first introducded in Gucci RTW line back in the '70s.
Ace embroidered sneaker, $680 (approximately P32,980), GUCCI, gucci.com
If you're looking for a more subdued pair of white kicks, though, Gucci's Ace sneaker can also be your best fit. The brand offers an emblematic Ace sneaker that's adorned with a minimalist logo. Peep this version that boasts of an intricate interlocking G design that's displayed on either side of the shoe using a perforated technique. We're also in love with the soft colored leather details at the back of the shoe, definitely adding a unique yet subtle pop of color to an all-white sneaker.
Ace sneaker with Interlocking G, $630 (approximately P30,555), GUCCI, gucci.com
2. Gucci Rhyton
Gucci introduces the Rhyton sneaker that will introduce you to an addicting love affair with chunky kicks. This pair is designed with a thick sole and bulky construction, influenced with a retro design. If you're looking to invest in this model, we suggest you spend your good buck in the leather sneaker pair iteration that boasts of a vintage Gucci logo, inspired by the house's prints from the 1980s. This look is guaranteed to transcend time, promise!
Rhyton Gucci logo leather sneaker, $890 (approximately P43,165), GUCCI, gucci.com
3. Gucci Tennis 1977
This white mini GG jacquard fabric pair pulls inspiration from the house's heritage vault, specifically from the Gucci Tennis 1977 label, a textured GG motif at the sole, and the classic Web—details which highlight Gucci's connection to the world of sports and leisure. If you're after a Gucci pair of sneakers that will sum up the brand's aesthetic and rich history, the Gucci Tennis 1977 should top your list!
Tennis 1977 sneaker, $630 (approximately P30,555), GUCCI, gucci.com
4. Gucci Ultrapace
Gucci is known to gather inspo from all sorts of place, coming up with a creative hodgepodge that is uniquely Gucci. And if we were to translate this into a retro shoe, we'll probably come up with Ultrapace. This shoe is constructed with a mix of suede and fabrics, that borrows inspiration from the classic silhouette of a running shoe. We're swooning over its clever blending of colored suede, reflective fabric, and mesh trims, as well as its distressed effect that gives it a vintage appeal.
Ultrapace sneakers, $790 (approximately P38,315), GUCCI, gucci.com
5. Gucci Flashtrek
The rise of ugly sneakers have definitely reached Gucci, but they're not resigning to he usual, bulky, dad trainers. The Gucci Flashtrek is your oversized shoe dream realized, complete with crystal-embellished removable strap that will take your 'fit from drab to effortlessly cool. The pair is made from durable rubber soles, leather and technical mesh, that's destined to stay in your sneaker edit for years to come.
Flashtrek sneakers, €1005 (approximately P56,727), GUCCI, mytheresa.com
6. Gucci Screener
Like the Tennis 1977, the Gucci Screener is a classic trainer that's revived from the '70s. Named after the defensive sports move, the Screener features the house's famous web stripe and vintage logo and treated with an all-over distressed, scuffed up effect.
Butter Leather Red Heel Screener sneakers, $870 (approximately P42,195), GUCCI, gucci.com
7. Gucci Ace GG
Your Gucci sneaker collection won't be complete if you don't have a pair that comes in a classic, all-over GG canvas print. If your shoe cloest needs one, you'll find yourself falling in love with the Ace GG paid. It's defined by a retro-inspired design done in a classic GG Supreme canvas. According to the brand, it's "first used in the 1970s and the GG logo was an evolution of the original Gucci rhombi design from the 1930s, and from then it's been an established symbol of the House's heritage," so you're packing a rich Gucci history in every step!
Ace GG Supreme sneaker, $630 (approximately P30,555), GUCCI, gucci.com
8. Gucci Slip-on
If you've studied the new Gucci under Alessandro Michele very closely, then you'll know that the designer thinks in pink. Which is why your shoe arsenal needs this pink pastel slip on sneakers from the Pre-Fall 2020 collection! We're truly head over heels its adorable pink hue and embossed GG logo on its sole that comes in the easiest sneaker style to wear: Slip ons!
Slip-on sneaker, $550 (approximately P26,675), GUCCI, gucci.com