DESIGNERS ARE STEPPING UP THEIR GAME WITH STATEMENT-MAKING SNEAKERS

BY CALEIGH OSTROM

Gucci Major Rose-Print High-Top Sneakers
Here, lavish brocade blossoms embellished with “Blind for Love” appliqués are emphasized with ribbon fabric trim at the back of the heel and a leather lining. $795 saks.com

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Fendi Embroidered Grip-Strap Sneaker
Scalloped detail along the tongue and straps make these sneaks
extra playful, with embroidered fl owers and spiked studs. Pair with jeans or shorts all summer long. $850 neimanmarcus.com

Fendi Fendi Embroidered Grip-Strap Sneaker

Miu Miu Buckled Shearling and Leather Sneakers
A combination of smooth white leather and pink shearling inside make for a superb fit. Adorned with the brand’s logo lettering and finished with a black buckle strap across the front. $690 netaporter.com

Miu Miu Buckled Shearling and Leather Sneakers

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Saint Laurent SL/10H Camo-Print High-Top Sneaker
Printed on cotton canvas, the camouflage contrasts with smooth black leather trim. The leather lining and insole create comfort for a casual day. $595 bergdorfgoodman.com

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Christian Louboutin Flat Louis Junior Red Sole Sneaker
These are all about the details! With spikes, bold piping, and an eclectic patent leather print, they speak for themselves with every step. $895 cocopari.com

Christian Louboutin Flat Louis Junior Red Sole Sneaker

Giuseppe Zanotti Men’s Foxy London Canvas & Leather Studded Mid-Top Sneaker
This utilitarian style is made from silk canvas trimmed with calf
leather. Dual side zips and rubber studs complete the look. $895 cocopari.com

Giuseppe Zanotti Men's Foxy London Canvas & Leather Studded Mid-Top Sneaker

Jimmy Choo Belgravia Men’s Python & Patent Leather High-Top Sneaker
Made from multicolor python skin and patent calf leather trim. The logo-embossed tongue and Trapunto-quilted collar make for a fierce foot. $1,895 cocopari.com

Jimmy Choo Belgravia Men's Python & Patent Leather High-Top Sneaker

Versace Baroque Collage High-Top Sneaker
A sleek, ultra-mod design, featuring a Baroque collage print made from leather with a lace-up vamp and leather lining. $895 neimanmarcus.com

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