Sneaker Style: The Versace Squalo Sneaker Is the New Must-Have Accessory for Winter

Lindsay Judge   |   30 - 09 - 2019

Presented for the first time during the autumn/winter show, the Versace Squalo sneaker is the new must-have accessory for winter and is available for both men and women.

Designed by Donatella Versace and inspired by the shark, with the idea of moving freely in the oceans, the sports shoe is a style statement but also promotes comfort and is meant for the urban environment of today.


The eye-catching bi-colour sole is intended to recall a shark’s tooth. Incorporating a wave message into its lines it is reminiscent of the movement of sharks in the ocean to symbolise freedom.




The malleolus cushion, meant to protect from all the surroundings, is inspired by the shark’s eye, whose primary use is, in fact, the protection of the animal from any external threat.


Details always play an important role: the writing on the toe reads “Love”, the same as the Chain Reaction; the top stitch is used in an effort to both honours the codes and DNA of the brand while injecting subtle Versace visuals into the shoes.