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Top 100 Footwear Trends of 2015

From Celebrated Point Guard Kicks to Futuristic Laceless Sneakers

— January 30, 2016 — Fashion
The top 2015 shoes trends showcase a variety of progressions within an industry largely influenced by celebrity fashion choices and professional sports endorsements.

Arguably the most talked about release of the year, Kanye West's collaboration with Adidas resulted in a frenzy that made them the hardest to get your hands on. There are now several iterations of the Yeezy Boosts including the seemingly Star Wars-inspired Yeezy Boost 350 Moonrock boots that all remain in high-demand.

Additionally, with the phenomenal championship performance from Steph Curry and the Golden State Warriors, Under Armour began to garner plenty of attention as his main sponsor. The Under Armour Curry One Low-Tops were just one take on the NBA MVP's on-court footwear choice, with that shoe alone released in several colorways.

For more information on the patterns that will shape the footwear market in 2016 and ahead, be sure to peruse our 2016 Trend Report.
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Score
Popularity
Activity
Freshness
99
Celebrated Point Guard Kicks
Celebrated Point Guard Kicks
The Under Armour Curry One Low Kicks Follow Steph Curry's NBA Title
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98
Futuristic Basketball Sneakers
Futuristic Basketball Sneakers
Under Armour Unveiled the 'Curry 2' for Improved Performance
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97
Stylish River Sneakers
Stylish River Sneakers
These Nike Roshe Run NM FB Shoes Take Inspiration From Running Water
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96
Luxurious Grunge Footwear
Luxurious Grunge Footwear
The Alexander Wang Buckle Boot Pays Homage to the Punk Rock Era
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95
Cereal-Inspired Shoes
Cereal-Inspired Shoes
The Nike KYRIE 1 Cereal Celebrates Kyrie Irving's Favorite Childhood Snack
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94
Botanical Summer Sneakers
Botanical Summer Sneakers
These Adidas ZX Flux Shoes Feature a Vibrant and Floral Print
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93
Stylishly Lightweight Trainers
Stylishly Lightweight Trainers
Nike's Flyknit Zoom Agility Provides Speed, Comfort and Bold Colors
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92
Nostalgic Footwear Campaigns
Nostalgic Footwear Campaigns
Jordan Brand and Warner Bros. Team Up for Another Hare Jordan Line
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91
Pony Haired Kicks
Pony Haired Kicks
The Mark McNairy x Product of New York Kicks Uses Untraditional Animal Prints
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90
Celebrated Iconic Sneakers
Celebrated Iconic Sneakers
Nike Counts Down to Air Max Day with Master Designs from the Collection
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89
Hi-Tech NFL Sportswear
Hi-Tech NFL Sportswear
The Nike Super Bowl XLIX Collection Celebrates the Championship Game
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88
Microdiamond-Studded Boots
Microdiamond-Studded Boots
Nike's Mercurial CR7 Rare Gold Celebrates Cristiano Ronaldo's Greatness
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87
Artist-Designed Camouflage Kicks
Artist-Designed Camouflage Kicks
The SBTG for HYPEBEAST Nike Air Special Editions Are Must-Sees
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86
Ultra-Flexible Gym Shoes
Ultra-Flexible Gym Shoes
The Nike Free Trainer 5.0 Boasts Six Separate Flex Points in the Midsole
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85
Futuristic Basketball Shoes
Futuristic Basketball Shoes
The NikeLab Kobe X Elite Brings Shoe Technology Forward
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84
Lightweight Vibrant Sneakers
Lightweight Vibrant Sneakers
The Nike Air Huarache NM is Released in a Blue Lagoon Colorway
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83
Seductive Shoe Marketing
Seductive Shoe Marketing
This Brian Atwood Shoe Campaign Features Suggestive Imagery
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82
Ultra-Versatile Gym Shoes
Ultra-Versatile Gym Shoes
The Nike Metcon 1 Can Handle Intense Weightlifting and Cardio Sessions
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81
Bizarre Meteorite Stilettos
Bizarre Meteorite Stilettos
The Meteorite Shoe is Designed to Resemble Chunks of Space Rock
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80
Sportswear Hiking Boots
Sportswear Hiking Boots
The Adidas Boost Urban Hiker Shoes are Designed for Athletic Outdoor Wear
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79
Cushioned Running Shoes
Cushioned Running Shoes
The Nike Flyknit Lunar 3 is Extremely Lightweight and Supportive
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78
Sandal-Shoe Hybrids
Sandal-Shoe Hybrids
The NikeLab Free Rift Sandal Has a Split-Toe Design
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77
Iconic Retro Footwear
Iconic Retro Footwear
The Air Jordan 1 Retro High 'Blake Griffin' Sneaker Celebrates the Baller
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76
Graphic Pop Art Heels
Graphic Pop Art Heels
These Abstract Print Pumps Make a Bold Fashion Statement
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75
Rainbow Running Shoes
Rainbow Running Shoes
The Nike Flyknit Racer Multicolor 2.0 is Sleek, Fast and Colorful
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74
Hybrid Platform Sneakers
Hybrid Platform Sneakers
The New Adidas Collection Features Shoes with a Distinctive Two-Part Sole
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73
Quirkily Artistic Footwear
Quirkily Artistic Footwear
Designer Paula Cademartori Releases Her First-Ever Shoe Collection
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72
Color-Shifting Sneakers
Color-Shifting Sneakers
'rehabstudio' Has Developed a Customizable Fabric Just for Shoes
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71
Marbled Sneaker DIYs
Marbled Sneaker DIYs
Fall For DIY's Easy Project Makes Your Slip-Ons Look Like a Million Bucks
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70
Legendary Chinese Sneakers
Legendary Chinese Sneakers
The Nike Air Force 1 'Nai Ke' is Reborn
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69
Winking Shoe DIYs
Winking Shoe DIYs
These Printed Loafers are Inspired by Chiara Ferragni's Fun Design
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68
Revolutionary Sport Sneakers
Revolutionary Sport Sneakers
The Yeezy Boosts Were Unveiled By Kanye West At the Grammys
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67
Shaggy Heeled Footwear
Shaggy Heeled Footwear
The Maison Margiela Furry Heels Channel 'Cousin It' From the Adams Family
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66
Extravagant Designer Slippers
Extravagant Designer Slippers
The Adidas x Raf Slides are a Must-Have for Sneaker Enthusiasts
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65
Interstellar Basketball Shoes
Interstellar Basketball Shoes
The Nike Sportswear Constellation Collection Features Spacey Designs
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64
Sculptural Avant-Garde Shoes
Sculptural Avant-Garde Shoes
The UNX2 Heels by UNStudio Turns Feet into Abstract Works of Art
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63
Plastic Payment Promotions
Plastic Payment Promotions
Shoe Brand MAMUT is Accepting Plastic Bottle Payment for their New Line
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62
Co-Branded Commemorative Kicks
Co-Branded Commemorative Kicks
The CLOT x Nike Lunar Force 1 "10 Anniversary" is Finally Here
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61
Stylish Scandinavian Sneakers
Stylish Scandinavian Sneakers
The CQP Tarmac Shoe is Crafted in Portugal from Italian Suede
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60
Vibrantly Sporty Sandals
Vibrantly Sporty Sandals
Jeffrey Campbell's Sanday Shoes Make a Bold Statement
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59
Auto-Lacing Sneaker Systems
Auto-Lacing Sneaker Systems
The AUTODISC by Puma Ties Sneakers with the Press of a Button
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58
Raw Leather Japanese Sneakers
Raw Leather Japanese Sneakers
The Hender Scheme Natural Sneakers Will Patina with Continued Wear
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57
Famous Sneaker Anthologies
Famous Sneaker Anthologies
The Encyclopedia of Air Jordans Offers a Full History of the Shoe
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56
Heelless 3D Printed Footwear
Heelless 3D Printed Footwear
United Nude's Platform Heels are Made Using a Compact 3D Printer
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55
Smart LED Shoes
Smart LED Shoes
Orphe by No New Folk Studio Turns Dancing into a Light Show
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54
Giant Shoebox Installations
Giant Shoebox Installations
Nike Dropped a Gigantic Shoebox on a New York City Street Corner
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53
Autumn-Inspired Sneakers
Autumn-Inspired Sneakers
The Nike Lunarestoa 2 SE is Designed to Stay Agile in Colder Weather
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52
Unrestricted Running Sandals
Unrestricted Running Sandals
The NikeLab Free Rift Sandal is a Flexible Footwear Hybrid
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51
Retrospective Sneaker Installations
Retrospective Sneaker Installations
The Annual Nike Air Max Day Kicks Off with a Subway Exhibit
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50
Hybrid Sneaker Boots
Hybrid Sneaker Boots
The Nike Lunar Force 1 Duckboots Serve as a Stylish Sneaker and Durable Boot
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49
Architectural Shoe Exhibits
Architectural Shoe Exhibits
Milan Design Week's 'Re-Inventing Shoes' Series is Sculptural
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48
Hygienic Shoe Marketing
Hygienic Shoe Marketing
Christian Louboutin‘s Latest Lookbook is Titled Water in Love
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47
Abstract Retail Interiors
Abstract Retail Interiors
The adidas Originals Seoul Store Celebrates the 50 Colorway Superstar
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46
Sneaker Moccasin Hybrids
Sneaker Moccasin Hybrids
The Nike Air Max 1 Hybrid Features a Brown Suede Upper with Ankle Tassels
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45
Special Pastel Sneakers
Special Pastel Sneakers
The Nike Basketball Easter Collection is Bright and Happy for the Holiday
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44
Low-Top Rapper Sneakers
Low-Top Rapper Sneakers
The adidas Yeezy Boost Comes in a Lower Iteration in Time for Summer
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43
Lightweight Summer Shoes
Lightweight Summer Shoes
The Jordan Eclipse is Inspired By Classic Jordan Shoes
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42
Vibrant Neon Running Shoes
Vibrant Neon Running Shoes
The Nike Flyknit Racer Sneaker is Introduced in Four Fresh Colorways
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41
Illuminating Running Shoe Lights
Illuminating Running Shoe Lights
The Night Runner Shoe Lights Make It Safer To Run At Night
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40
Fan-Celebrating Footwear Ads
Fan-Celebrating Footwear Ads
The Converse Made by You Campaign Boasts Over 200 Portraits
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39
Diamond-Embossed Sneakers
Diamond-Embossed Sneakers
The Nike Air Trainer Cruz Features a Textured Geometric Pattern
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38
Stick-On Shoe Lights
Stick-On Shoe Lights
These Reactive and Customizable LED Strips Can Be Added to Any Shoes
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37
Unibody Construction Sneakers
Unibody Construction Sneakers
The Nikelab Payaa's are Crafted Using a Single Piece of Material
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36
Empowering Sneaker Collaborations
Empowering Sneaker Collaborations
This New Sneaker Line Celebrates Women Who Redefine Gender Roles
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35
Artistic Stiletto Heels
Artistic Stiletto Heels
Conspiracy's Dodici Collection Draws Inspiration from Nature
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34
Hybrid Roller Skates
Hybrid Roller Skates
These Wheeled Shoes Allow Users to Walk, Skate or Glide to Their Destination
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33
International Floral Footwear
International Floral Footwear
The Nike Sportswear Women's City Collection Celebrates Women's Day
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32
Sporty Sci-Fi Sneakers
Sporty Sci-Fi Sneakers
The Star Wars x Adidas ZX Flux Collection Portrays Geeky Glamour
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31
Monochromatic Sneakers
Monochromatic Sneakers
The Nike WMNS Air Max 1 Ultra Moire Black Boasts a Toned-Down Colorway
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30
Sandwich-Inspired Shoes
Sandwich-Inspired Shoes
The KD7 PB&J is Inspired By Kevin Durant's Favorite Childhood Snack
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29
Rainbow Athletic Wear
Rainbow Athletic Wear
The Nike Spring/summer "Sunset" Pack Was Inspired by the Summer Sky
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28
Galactic Franchise Footwear
Galactic Franchise Footwear
The adidas Superstar 'Star Wars' Sneakers Can be Totally Customized
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27
Cartoon Character Boots
Cartoon Character Boots
These Adventure Time Dr. Martens Boots are Geeky Chic
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26
Modular Footwear
Modular Footwear
Shooz Travel Shoes are Designed to be Interchanged for Flexibility and Comfort
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25
Shock-Absorbing Running Shoes
Shock-Absorbing Running Shoes
Enko Sneakers Conserve the Energy You Put into Each Stride and Step
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24
Reinvented Cult Sneakers
Reinvented Cult Sneakers
The New Nike Sock Dart References a Classic Shoe
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23
Minimalist Perforated Footwear
Minimalist Perforated Footwear
These Perforated Sneakers Boast a Sleek Monochromatic Design
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22
Female-Only Sneaker Shops
Female-Only Sneaker Shops
Naked Copenhagen Exclusively Sells Women's Athletic Footwear
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21
Bandaged Slip-On Sneakers
Bandaged Slip-On Sneakers
The Adidas Originals Superstar Slip-Ons Keep Feet Extra Secure
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20
Giant Inflatable Shoeboxes
Giant Inflatable Shoeboxes
This Nike Air Max Day Shanghai Installation is a Towering Shoebox
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19
Shoe Designer Platforms
Shoe Designer Platforms
Pensole Footwear Design Academy is Creating a 'Quirky for Sneakers'
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18
Stylishly Lightweight Sneakers
Stylishly Lightweight Sneakers
Nike Puts an Iridescent Spin on the Simple Roshe Flyknit Shoe
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17
Futuristic Laceless Sneakers
Futuristic Laceless Sneakers
The Nikelab x Sacai Air Max 90 is a Chic Iteration of the Iconic Shoe
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16
70s-Inspired Sportswear
70s-Inspired Sportswear
The Nike Liberty Collection Uses the Rarely Seen Merlin Scarf Print
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15
Motorized Shoe-Strapped Accessories
Motorized Shoe-Strapped Accessories
Rollkers Electronic Shoes are Being Displayed at CES 2015
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14
Artist-Inspired Sneakers
Artist-Inspired Sneakers
These Printed Andy Warhol Shoes Combine Artwork with Converse Trainers
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13
Customizable Shoe Dioramas
Customizable Shoe Dioramas
Nylon Shop's Qloud 2091 Platforms Can be Accented with Toys
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12
Crystalline 3D-Printed Shoes
Crystalline 3D-Printed Shoes
Iris van Herpen's Bespoke Shoes Blend Natural & Man-Made Forms
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11
Sky-High Anime Heels
Sky-High Anime Heels
Shop Jeen's Heel-Less Platforms are Whimsical and Daring
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10
Sky High Vinyl Booties
Sky High Vinyl Booties
The Christian Dior Latex Boots Feature Chunky Lucite Heels
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9
Floating Shoe Racks
Floating Shoe Racks
This Clever Storage Solution Allows You to Put Your Shoes on Display
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8
Branded Light Installations
Branded Light Installations
The Adidas Supercolor Light Show Took Place Off Hackney Reservoir
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7
Three-Part Footwear Systems
Three-Part Footwear Systems
The Nike Studio Wrap Pack 3 is Made for the Spring Season
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6
Digital Display Stilettos
Digital Display Stilettos
This E-Ink Shoe Has Pattern-Changing Properties for Outfit Coordination
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5
Reusable Shoe Packaging
Reusable Shoe Packaging
The Cross Shoe Packaging is Designed to Hold Beer and Fries
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4
Minimalist Basketball Shoes
Minimalist Basketball Shoes
The Nike Kobe X Fundamentals is Inspired by His On-Court Philosophy
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3
3D-Printed High Heels
3D-Printed High Heels
The 'Re-Inventing Shoes' Project Explores 3D-Printing For Shoe Design
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2
Simple Velcro Sneakers
Simple Velcro Sneakers
The Nike Free Socfly is Stylishly Easy to Slip On
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1
Octopus-Inspired Stilettos
Octopus-Inspired Stilettos
These Unusual High Heels Feature Intricate Octopus Tentacles
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