Few brands make techy trail sneakers as well as Salomon. So the fact that the French label has transformed a pair of its most popular freestyle snow boots into an excellent trail sneaker shouldn’t come as too much of a surprise.
The sneaker in question is XT-6, arguably Salomon’s most popular silhouette, and its new look draws on the colors and design of Salomon’s Launch Lace freestyle snow boots.
The limited-edition XT-6 has everything we’ve come to expect of Salomon’s technical performance shoe — the Quicklace, EVA cushioning, and meshy upper — but this time around it all arrives draped in a limited edition colorway inspired by its most
In essence, this is an in-house Salomon collaboration between Salomon Sportstyle, the label’s fashion-focused branch, and Salomon Snowboard, a performance-oriented sector. That, though, doesn’t make the result any less impressive and desirable than a more generic collab. I mean, if anything the fact a brand can collaborate within itself is even more impressive.