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In a Fashion Week fog of Balenciaga sock boots and quirky Céline sandals, designer Sara Battaglia’s street style was a breath of fresh air. She wore a gray-checked skirt-suit and carried a colorful bucket bag from her own fall collection, but what made the look was her $60 Converse sneakers.
Recall the feeling of getting a fresh pair of kicks for the first day of school: You wanted to wear them with everything, right? This is the Fashion Week version — and unlike those Balenciagas and Céline’s, you can get them all for under $120. Read on for eight options inspired by Battaglia’s look.
The Ones She Actually Wore
Converse Chuck Taylor Platform Low Tops
Like a grown-up version of Ginger Spice’s ‘90s platforms.