At the London Olympic Games, the only thing as eye-catching as the athletes performance was their footwear. Flashes of neon yellow blazing across the track was an image hard to forget. Athletes are sporting the electric-hued shoes everywhere. Trey Hardee, Ashton Eaton, and even the swimmers were spotted wearing these neon colored shoes. The new color pops are a modern example of function meeting fashion.
Gyms across the country are currently filled with people wearing bright colored trend in shoes. Retailers alike have followed suit and have launched an all out color party with their training and running shoes.
Track stars glided across the track in a blaze of bright neon glory at the Olympics setting off the neon sneaker trend.
Celebrities like Sandra Bullock have been spotted rocking neon sneakers to the gym.
Even Victoria Beckham, who is notorious for always wearing 6 inch heels, is part of the neon color pop trend.
Women’s Health Magazine also published an article depicting the new color pop trend for athletic wear. Featured prominently in the spread are neon running running shoes.
Asics recently came out with the Gel-Noosa Tri 8 featuring a neon color splatter print on the shoe.
Asics created a new style of shoe called the Gel-Kinsei 4, all of which featuring bright neon designs.
New Balance has a new spike track shoe out for Spring/Summer 2013 called the 500 V2 Track Spikes. These shoes are available in a bright pink/ aqua combo and a cobalt blue/ orange combo.
Even basketball shoes are picking up on the neon trend like these Jordan Melo M9’s.
The neon trend appeals to both men and women. These sorbet colored New Balance M890V2 shoes are made for the trend savvy man.
Adidas is also picking up on the neon trend and is launching a “Neon Running Pack” composed of the Adidas Torsion Alegra, Originals Phantom, and Originals Zx 700 debuting Spring/Summer 2013.