All these years we are witnessing a great increase in the sneaker and streetwear craze in India. India and Indian sneakerheads are being recognized all over the world. They have their own Identity and a Global attention is what India deserved all these years.
Almost 5 years since we witnessed an yeezy drop people lining up before the store to grab their pair. This showed the amount the craze that was among people back then. And since then the sneaker and streetwear craze is seeing its peak.
Talking about sneakers and streetwear fashion, artists have really been influencing normal citizens. From major heat to subtle flex, artists and celebs rock everything. Bollywood actors and singers can be named as the major reason for setting up the trend. Music artist like RITVIZ has also seen wearing some crazy pairs. However, girls aren’t behind here, when we talk about style and hype there is one artists on our top list, and that’s none other than Ananya Birla.
Ananya Birla is a 26 year old Indian singer, songwriter, entrepreneur and mental health advocate. The ‘Meant to be’ singer had her first 5 songs hit 150 million mark on online streaming platforms. Also some of her singles achieved the platinum status. Ananya Birla is the first Indian artist with an English language single. Besides all the talent she has and the social work she does, one thing that we’re really fond of is her love for sneakers. Her sneaker collection consists of designer sneakers, collabs, Jordans and general releases. Lately she has been spotted wearing some major heat, and we will show you around some of her craziest pair in her sneaker closet.
Top 10 from Ananya’s sneaker closet
1- Off white Converse Chuck Taylor All Star Vulcanized
As a part of the GHOSTING series of ‘The Ten’, this Off-White Chuck Taylor features fully transparent upper with “VULCANIZED” written on the sole. Released in May 2018 this particular has seen its freaky craze among sneakerheads and resellers. With a whooping resale price of $1700-$2000 this shoe stands on the #1 position in her sneaker closet.
2- Louis Vuitton Archlight
The ‘unstoppable’ singer is a true sneakerhead and that can be seen in her photos. From general releases to luxury Ananya Birla rocks everything. The Louis Vuitton Archlight is a masterpiece itself, the aggressive arch design is a chunky silhouette. No wonder this sneaker catches your eye. The value for this sneaker might empty you bank accounts, thats $1700.
3- Adidas Yeezy 700 V3 AZAEL
Kanye’s yet another masterpiece on the 3rd version of a silhouette, the Adidas Yeezy 700 V3 ‘AZAEL’ is perhaps the most hyped silhouette under 3 stripes label collab with Kanye. This Sneaker is going for around $674-$869 and obviously loved by everyone.
4- Air Jordan 1 Homage to Home
Air Jordan has always been a game changer for the entire sneaker industry. Infact the 2 most favourite and most loved colorway under Jumpman 23 Jordan 1 are the ‘Bred’ and ‘Chicago’. So to celebrate the 2 colorways they came up with Jordan 1 high that is half ‘Bred’ and half ‘Chicago’ and we bet you can’t take off your eyes.
You can see her rock the pair with a simple black tee, denim jacket and a Dolce and Gabbana track pant. The current value of the sneaker is around $800.
5- Off-White Off court 3.0
Off-White better known for the deconstructed look on the sneaker and literally everything they make. This sneaker as well is made with a canvas upper top and a deconstructed type of ‘orange’ patch that gives the sneaker a pop. The singer is seen wearing an Off-White tee with a black Givenchy track pant. The sneaker goes for around $750.
6- Nike Off-White Dunks ‘University Red’
The Most anticipated collab between these 2 giants in 2019 were the dunks. Released on December 20 last year with a price tag of $170 the sneaker has gone up the sky now. Released in 3 different colors this ‘University Red’ is one among those 3. This silhouette features red lace tied up app over the sneaker right from the toe box, which gives the shoe the chance to pop up. The current value of this pair is around $560-$640.
7- Nike SB Dunk High McRad
As a tribute to African American skater Chuck Treece and his punk band, Nike made this particular sneaker. The shoe features a mixture of colors like green, red, yellow, white. A yellow swoosh gives the sneaker a complete attractive feel. This sneaker sits on the price of around $500.
8- Yeezy 350 V2 Frozen Yellow
The most successful silhouette in the yeezy family is the 350V2. With tons and tons of colorways, Kanye West is giving us options to style them up with every outfit. This sneaker features a primeknit upper with SPLY written in red on the mid of the shoe. With the boost technology by adidas, this silhouette is one of the most comfortable sneakers you can wear. The current value of the frozen yellows is around $470.
9- Air jordan 1 Bloodline
Air Jordan 1 has been the most loved pair among the Jordan series. With loads of colorways in the Jordan 1, this fact makes a lot of sneaker collectors go crazy. Talking about colorways, the Air Jordan 1 Bloodline is a subtle and at the same time fire colorway. The shoe features a White and Black colorway with a Red line across the edges which gives it the name ‘Bloodline’. The sneaker sits around over $275.
10- Air Jordan 1 Crimson Tint
As already said the most loved and hyped silhouette across the globe, the Air Jordan 1 is irreplaceable. Yet another colorway showcase a sweet ‘crimson’ colorway along with black supporting it. It has a tumbled leather all over the shoe with a white midsole and a crimson outsole alike the heel tab. The current value of the sneaker is around $125-$315.
Artists will be influencing us all to turn over to a new culture and a style statement for days to come. Although the craze is not much but there are thousands who love the culture of streetwear and sneakersa across India. Supporting this streetwear culture has always been our main aim and we will be bringing you content that will make you an sneaker/streetwear enthusiast. Until then stay tuned to know more about celeb closet and their love for sneakers.
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