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The Best Sneakers of the Season

By Christina Najjar | November 30, 2018 | Style & Beauty National

So much holiday shopping to do, so little time. With all of the parties, errands and holiday gifts to buy you’ll need some comfortable and stylish footwear to run around town in. Fear not, the age of the sneaker is still very much upon us and it is more than acceptable to sport your athletic footwear all day and then straight to the bar. We rounded up the most stylish kicks of the season.

Giuseppe Zanotti Urchin Sneaker


Giuseppe Zanotti recently released the “Urchin” — an innovative, new sneaker designed for next-generation rebels and the kinetic cities they live in. The name says it all: Street urchin—a mischievous rabble-rouser— speaks to the sneaker’s nonconformist attitude. “I’ve always been inspired by the energy and pulse of the city,” says Giuseppe Zanotti. “Whether it’s Tokyo or Shanghai or New York, the common thread is a non-stop dynamism mixed with an independent attitude. The “Urchin” encapsulates that vitality and unorthodox mindset.”

Michael Kors Jared Suede Sneaker


The uber stylish Jared sneakers are expertly crafted from supple suede with comfortable rubber soles. Wear them from the work week to the weekend with sophisticated staples. These sneakers are so chic they go from day to night seamlessly and keep you looking effortlessly cool no matter where you’re going.

Dunhill Radial Runner Sneaker

Dunhill recently announced the debut of their holiday Crush campaign, showcasing a partnership with artist Fredrikson Stallard that unites the world of art and fashion. The campaign features unique sculptures of mirrored polished aluminum, connecting with the brand’s aesthetic through the use of metal. The campaign will come to life in the form of art installations in their Madison Avenue store as the reflective frame to their 2018 holiday gifting collection.

John Elliott x Nike Vandal High Sneaker

In collaboration with Nike, John Elliott recently debuted a new Nike Vandal High. The traditional Nike Vandal High undergoes an exercise in reduction, with a luxury material upgrade, yielding a silhouette that is quintessentially John Elliott. A premium nubuck suede upper and full-grain leather interior replace the traditional canvas and textile materials. Elliott revisits the shoe-swapping basketball camps of his youth, incorporating three exchangeable stability straps for deeper customization.

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