Only the tough and well-manicured survive the endless carousel of events also known as Fashion Month, so it’s no surprise that sneakers came out as this season’s footwear of choice. Street-style regulars like Kate Foley and Veronika Heilbrunner ditched the heels, embracing fashion’s most comfortable trend in classic Vans or updated favorites like the Nike Flyknit Air Force 1s. Taking a few lessons from the peacocks, we’ve assembled 14 flashy kicks to buy right now.
Fancy florals for your feet. How could you say no?
The classic style gets a Mean Girls twist.
Nothing is sure to lure a street-style photographer faster than sneakers that look like aluminum foil.
Suede is an unusual material for sneakers, but it gives the popular Air Max an air of effortless cool. Just make sure to waterproof them.
These sneakers are designed with optimal gym performance in mind, but they can double as the basis of a chic athleisure look.
The pom-poms have the potential to look slightly costume-y (as any good street-style bait should), but they’re a tad more subtle in black.
Everyone has owned a pair of Superstars at some point, but the chenille-covered stripes makes this model deserving of a second look.
Rule No. 1 for peacocking: Always be sure to stand out. These bold color-blocked sneakers are up to the task.
If looking like aluminum foil isn’t your thing, go for the (bronze-y) gold in these Reeboks.
One of Nike’s most iconic styles gets a cool update with the brand’s exclusive textured flyknit technology.
The Outnet’s exclusive label just released a new line of cool shoes, and this sleek navy satin pair is first on our list.
Contrast the athletic look of these with a casual slip dress and minimal silver jewelry.
Stylish and unusual in a way only a brand like Marni could pull off.
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