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Forget everything you thought you knew about sneakers, because the Shoe Formerly Known as Casual is in the middle of a serious fashion renaissance. (No, they’re not just for working out anymore, and, yes, they’re just as comfortable as their predecessors.) From elevated fabrics to fashion-forward details, these are the biggest trends to try from the sneaker class of 2017. 

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Net a Porter


Shoes are just better when they’re shimmery.

Nike ($115)

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Net a Porter

Pom Poms

Playful and fanciful at the same time. Win-win.

Sam Edelman ($100)

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A modern twist on the classic...uh…twist.

Kenneth Cole ($140) 

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Floral Prints

Like a garden party for your feet.

Adidas ($99)

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Saks Fifth Avenue

Star Prints

Hello, dreamboats.

Saint Laurent ($595)

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Matches Fashion


It’s not just for bridesmaids’ dresses anymore. (And you’ll actually wear these again.)

Jil Sander ($418)

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Saks Fifth Avenue


Go from athletic to artisan, like that

Ash ($198)

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Pearl, crystals and stud details abound. We like to think of these as built-in shoe jewelry. 

Gucci ($650)

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