Get a major height boost without the pain of high heels in this year's hottest footwear, sneakers. Whether it be ultra-luxe high-tops, sneaker-style boots, or color-blocked sneaker wedges, designers have jumped on the sneaker wagon producing incredibly stylish and fashion-forward footwear that feel both modern and fresh. With so many choices out there, take a look at the top fashion sneakers, that make us more than giddy to walk tall.
A Mirror for Your Feet
Definitely not for the faint of heart, these mirror sneakers from Margiela are not only attention-grabbing, they pretty much steal the whole spotlight off of anyone or anything. If you have fashion guts, these are the right sneakers for you. These gold high-top sneaker feature lace-up front and velcro ankle straps that make for a very sleek and modern design. Pair these futuristic high-tops with a frilly dress for hyper contrast or with skinny jeans and a tank top to boost your outfit.
If you consider racing to sample sales a sport, then these sneaker-style boots from See by Chloe might be just the right fit for you. While not exactly full-fledge athletic gear, sporty features like laces, velcro-fastening ankle straps, and striped rubber soles will get you into the sneaker trend with fashion-forward feet. Not only are these leather covered sneaker wedges hip and chic, they are also super comfy, just as if you were wearing...sneakers.
Sneakers have never looked this glamorous. Undoubtedly, it's shoe master, Giuseppe Zanotti, who brings such luxury, bordering on decadence, to high-tops. The metallic blush leather softens the punk-chic spikes, while zip fastening hardware gives these lustrous sneakers edgy features. These ultra glam kicks will boost any casual outfit, or provide edge to girly attire.
The Cool Kids' Kicks
Marc by Marc Jacobs' sneaker wedges will pop your summer wardrobe. These colorful high tops look sporty but still manage to appear very chic and fashionable. These hip kicks will earn you extra style points, no matter how you wear them, while giving you comfy added height. Need I say more?
The Understated Trainers
Now that sneakers have hit a fashion high, prices for them have also reached the sky. If you are not willing to invest big bucks on this trend, scope out these affordable ultra-hip wedge sneakers from Ash. Way more understated than most of the other fashion sneakers out there, these color-block sneakers will give you the most amount of wear for your buck. The suede material and black and gray colors tone down the cobalt bocks while the perforated panels give these kicks further fashion cred. Pair these with black skinny jeans and and a blazer for a sporty-luxe look.
Jewelry for your Feet
Miu Miu's gold-glittered high-top sneakers are guaranteed to become a favorite among the fashion elite. Decked in gold glitter, these sneakers also feature a studded silver metal toe, resulting in a fierce combination. These luxe toppers will look just as great paired with a simple LBD as they will with skinny jeans and a printed top. Olive hued laces further add to the gilded effect.
The Basketball Player
Black and white and sporty all over, Jeffrey Campbell's Triomos are the girly version of the basketball sneaker. Unique and edgy, like most Jeffrey Campbells, these hidden wedge sneakers feature a 4-inch velcro panel across the front, giving them a futuristic vibe that feels very cool and now. Pair these affordable high-tops with a sexy shift dress, for a modern contrast or with cutoffs and a silk camisole to inject edge.