People Are Searching for These Perfect Sneakers Every 2 Minutes Online

Chunky, practical and decidedly "unsexy" dad trainers are the fashion trend no one saw coming. After Balenciaga's Tripe S and Louis Vuitton's Archlights, it's the turn of the chunky Alexander McQueen trainers to be the popular sneaker of choice among the street style set. At first, we dismissed oversized trainers as a passing fad, but slowly yet surely, the curveball sneaker style has proliferated at both ends of the fashion market—from Acne to Zara—and monopolised Instagram's most fashionable feeds.

If you're in need of further evidence of this cultural phenomenon, Lyst, a global fashion search platform, recently revealed that the Alexander McQueen oversized sole trainers have hit the top spot on the "hottest women's products" for 2019. These chunky sneakers are currently being searched for every two minutes on the e-commerce platform, and over the past 30 days, there has been an additional increase in searches by 28%. The numbers don't lie.

Alexander McQueen trainers: Susie Bubble wearing the sneakers

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Now we know this, we can't stop seeing the McQueen trainers everywhere we go in London—it seems as though everyone owns a pair. With their chunky soles and unadorned finish, they're the perfect sneakers to wear with everything from tailored trousers to floaty midi dresses. Scroll down to see and shop the style.

Alexander McQueen trainers: worn by model

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Style Notes: Need a way to dress down a floral frock? Just add box-fresh sneakers. 

Alexander McQueen trainers: worn by model

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Style Notes: A pair of chunky trainers are the perfect accessory to an all-black outfit.

Alexander McQueen trainers: worn by model

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Style Notes: The chinky trainer trend will carry you right through the summer months and into the winter. Now that's what we call versatile. 

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