"Sportstyle" Footwear Brands Like Asics, Hoka and Salomon Are Taking Over the Sneaker Resale Market

Footwear trends have shifted in the past couple of years and the secondary market is a sure telltale of where the direction is heading. About a year ago, Nike shoes like the Dunks and the rising adidas Samba and Gazelle sneakers took over the resale market, quickly snatched up the moment they hit the apps. Now, it appears that sportstyle footwear brands, made for function and versatility, are the ones on top. According to Business of Fashion, “fashion-forward adaptations of trail, running or hiking shoe” have become the latest category to command great popularity amongst sneakerheads.

Perhaps it is because the populartiy of “gorpcore,” which looks towards making camping styles chic, celebrities and everyday fashion enthusiasts alike are turning to some of the industry’s favorite sportsyle brands. From Salomon XT-6 sneakers to the