6. adidas x Pusha T EQT ADV 91/16, $200 USD (approximately $270 CAD)

The third release in the ongoing collaboration between adidas Originals and rapper Pusha T might be the best yet. The shoe honors the history of adidas Equipment with a retro-feel, minimalist design known as the adidas EQT ADV 91/16, with added fish scale panels to continue the drug references that Pusha has been adding into all his designs thus far. The monochromatic greyscale Primeknit, white Boost sole and reflective Three Stripes are the perfect finishing details to these beauties, which will drop December 3 at select adidas Originals retail stores and


7. adidas NMD R1 Primeknit OG, $180 USD (approximtely $250 CAD)

December 2015 marks one year since adidas unveiled its new line of NMD footwear, which would go on to become one of its strongest performers and flagship products. Just in time for the one year anniversary, the Three Stripes is re-releasing of the original NMD, with the black Primeknit upper, white Boost sold and signature red and blue bumpers. They are set to drop on December 15, and considering the OG’s are going for upwards of $1,000 in the resale market right now, you’ll make any sneakerhead very happy this Christmas if you’re able to come through with the delivery.


8. Stance NBA Christmas Socks, $28 USD (approximately $40 CAD) 

Last year, Stance signed with the NBA as its first official sock maker and supplier, and since then has been supplying players with on-court socks that offer cushioning in key areas of the foot for increased comfort and performance. For the Christmas Day games this year, Stance has designed a special performance sock to go along with the special uniforms the players will be wearing. The design features festive colours and a snowflake design on a grey canvas, and features the same targeted cushioning and moisture wicking technology that the players benefit from. Pick them up beforehand so that the sneakerhead in your life can match their favourite players on Christmas Day.


9. Rihanna Puma Creeper Velvet, $150 USD (approximately $200 CAD)

Rihanna’s collaborations with Puma have been a smash hit thus far, and the pop princess is back with another iteration of her popular Creeper shoes that will surely be another instant sellout. She’s already created fur coats, fur backpacks and velour pants as part of her line, and now she’s giving her sneakers a decadent update with some velvet detailing. The shoes will come in three colourways and will feature tonal soles, waxes laces, metallic gold branding and a matching velvet dust bag. They will be available on December 8 at select Puma retailers and online at


10. Under Armour Curry 3 “Davidson”, $140 USD (approximately $190 CAD)

Foot Locker CEO Dick Johnson recently said that Steph Curry’s third signature shoe “started off a bit slower than the previous models,” but the slower sales are expected to speed up quickly, especially with the release of the “Davidson” colourway on December 10 . Curry put Davidson College on the map during his incredible NCAA tournament run back in 2009 and now his alma mater is getting its very own colorway of its star pupil’s shoe. We haven’t seen many all-red shoes since the Red October Yeezy’s set off a craze a few years ago, and these ones are straight fire, featuring a vibrant red upper, contrasting black carbon fiber accents, and a grey midsole with “SC” branding on the heel.

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