Who should buy the K-Swiss Aeronaut

The mesh cover on the K-Swiss Aeronaut makes it fitting for warmer days as it provides breathability. Underfoot, the sculpted EVA support and molded rubber outsole deliver the necessary cushioning and stability for all-day use. It might benefit you if: 

  • You are looking for a shoe with a quiet and unassuming design
  • You love collecting the same footgear but in different colors to match various outfits in your wardrobe.
  • A pair of sneakers that could keep your feet fresh and cool is what you need. 

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Style of the K-Swiss Aeronaut

The low-top Aeronaut is one of the dynamic sneaker offerings by K-Swiss, appropriate for those with active lifestyles. Its upper is built with a breathable, dual-tone mesh available in several colors such as black iris/black (a mix of black and deep blue), pure black, grey mist, chili pepper (red)/black, burnt olive/white, and Deauville mauve (old rose)/black, among others.

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Its minimalist exterior that bears the iconic K-Swiss side stripes appears impeccable with leggings, joggers, skirts, dresses, and jeans.

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Notable features

K-Swiss embraced the athleisure trend by dropping the modern and still modest appearing K-Swiss Aeronaut. Its use of mesh on the entire upper makes it one of the cutting-edge designs in the brand’s contemporary lifestyle sneaker catalog. This material not only kept the weight down but it grants adequate ventilation inside.

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These favorable features are complemented by a sufficient amount of cushioning coming from the midsole.

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History of the K-Swiss Aeronaut

US footwear label K-Swiss adheres to the current demand on athleisure fashion by teasing consumers with versatile sneaker selections such as the K-Swiss Astronaut. Its dynamic-looking exterior composed of a lightweight, two-tone mesh upper and sculpted five stripes design on the sides give it a street-ready impression that’s a match for active lifestyles.

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K-Swiss was established by two Swiss brothers Ernest and Art Brunner who became KEEN tennis players after migrating to Southern California in 1966. Their maiden model named K-Swiss Classic was the first all-leather tennis shoe that integrated some of the critical features of a ski cleat like having a reinforced upper and well-cushioned sole.

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K-Swiss’ court classics quickly gained a reputation for reliability and durability through word of mouth from athletes. For many years, Brunner’s did not find it necessary to excite consumer interest by updating its catalog every season like what other brands do. It instead maintained its fame among a small yet growing fan base comprising of tennis patrons and the upscale footwear market.

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At the flip of the century, the athleisure craze exploded with more and more brands generating sporty shoes suitable for workout and casual streetwear. After banking for nearly three decades on the appeal of its generic court models, K-Swiss took heed and began filling up its roster with modern, streetwear-relevant sneakers. Among the modernized versions of the court-inspired styles made with breathable mesh exterior are the K-Swiss Aeronaut, K-Swiss Aero Trainer T, K-Swiss Ace Trainer CMF, and K-Swiss Empel T.

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Additional info

  • The cushioned collar lining is made of textile.
  • Its lace-up closure is comprised of leather eyestays, five sets of eyeholes, and soft rope shoestrings.
  • Its midsole is structured with a shock-absorbing IMEVA.

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Facts / Specs

Top: Low
Inspired from: Tennis
Colorways: White / Grey / Black / Blue / Red / Brown / Purple / Pink / Green
SKUs: 05618001 / 05618026 / 05618070 / 05618392 / 05618447 / 05618473 / 95618002 / 95618017 / 95618045 / 95618088

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Danny McLoughlin
Danny McLoughlin

Danny is a sports nut with a particular interest in football and running. He loves to watch sports as much as he loves to play. Danny was lead researcher on RunRepeat and The PFA’s report into Racial Bias in Football Commentary. His football and running research has been featured in The Guardian, BBC, New York Times and Washington Post.