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Top 100 Shoes Trends in October

From Recycled Tire Sneakers to 3D-Knit Hiking Footwear

— October 16, 2021 — Fashion
The top October 2021 shoes showcase designs that are full of unique colors, textures and styles made with sustainable materials and innovative manufacturing technologies. Several standout styles are 3D printed, including generatively designed sandals that are perfectly designed to support the wearer's foot, and breathable footwear designs for active outdoor pursuits such as hiking or rock climbing.

To help footwear fans access the products they love, brands are building out unique virtual showrooms for shopping styles from coveted brands. eBay, one of the most popular destinations in the world for sneaker collectors, recently introduced the Inside Drop featuring authenticated silhouettes that were initially created for friends of the designer or brand and were never made available to the public.
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Activity
Freshness
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LA-Themed Tonal Sneakers
LA-Themed Tonal Sneakers
Nike's Air Max BW Gets a Bright Los Angeles Colorway Design
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97
Knit Muted Tonal Sneakers
Knit Muted Tonal Sneakers
The adidas YEEZY BOOST 700 V2 Gets a Mauve Colorway
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96
Padded Utilitarian Militaristic Sandals
Padded Utilitarian Militaristic Sandals
Suicoke and Moncler Join Under the 2 Moncler 1952 Man Line
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95
Cow-Print Textural Footwear
Cow-Print Textural Footwear
CAMPERLAB Launches a New Set of Footwear with Notable Prints
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94
Travel-Inspired Footwear Launches
Travel-Inspired Footwear Launches
Reebok and National Geographic Collaborated for a New Collection
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93
Vibrant Tonal Comfortable Sneakers
Vibrant Tonal Comfortable Sneakers
New Balance Launches Three New Colorways of the 990v3
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92
Artist-Honoring Hi-Top Sneakerse
Artist-Honoring Hi-Top Sneakerse
Jean-Michel Basquiat is Celebrated on Converse's New Capsule
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91
Tearable Detailing Classic Sneakers
Tearable Detailing Classic Sneakers
Nike's Alter & Reveal Pack Feature Customizable Elements
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90
Durable Holiday-Ready Sneakers
Durable Holiday-Ready Sneakers
Converse Addict Introduces its Holiday 2021 Collection of Footwear
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89
Red-Accented Makeup-Inspired Sneakers
Red-Accented Makeup-Inspired Sneakers
The Air Jordan 14 Low Gets a Red Lipstick Colorway
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88
2000s-Themed Tonal Runners
2000s-Themed Tonal Runners
New Balance Gives the 725 Sneaker a Retro Tonal Inspiration
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87
Houndstooth-Accented Cozy Sneakers
Houndstooth-Accented Cozy Sneakers
New Balances 991 and 1500 Sneakers Get a Patterning Update
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86
Vivid Contrasting Paneled Footwear
Vivid Contrasting Paneled Footwear
Nike's Waffle One Gets a Hyper Pink University Red Colorway
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85
Retro Futuristic Vibrant Sneakers
Retro Futuristic Vibrant Sneakers
CGI Transhuman RUBY 9100M is the Latest Theme for adidas
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84
Archival Militaristic Sneaker Models
Archival Militaristic Sneaker Models
Maison Mihara Yasuhiro Joins Nigel Cabourn on a New Sneaker
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83
Jazz-Themed Low-Cut Footwear
Jazz-Themed Low-Cut Footwear
Book Works Adds Tonal Touches to the adidas Originals Campus
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82
Laceless Mule-Like Sneakers
Laceless Mule-Like Sneakers
Reebok and BEAMS Unveil the Minimal Club C Laceless Sneaker
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81
Paneling Vibrant Running Shoes
Paneling Vibrant Running Shoes
size? Nods to the Lunar Air 180 in Latest Huarache Sneakers
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80
Futuristic Reflective Footwear Designs
Futuristic Reflective Footwear Designs
032c and adidas Join Forces on Two New Footwear Updates
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79
Graffiti-Themed Suede Sneakers
Graffiti-Themed Suede Sneakers
Alexander John and Puma Launch a Suede G-Tag Sneaker Model
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78
Wavy Gradient Chunky Footwear
Wavy Gradient Chunky Footwear
Nike's Air Max Plus Gets a New Textural Cordura Update
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77
Chocolate Milk-Themed Sneakers
Chocolate Milk-Themed Sneakers
Social Status Gives the Nike Dunk Mid a Chocolate Milk Colorway
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76
Orange Tonal Sneaker Designs
Orange Tonal Sneaker Designs
Nike's Dunk Low Gets a Reverse Mesa Orange Colorway
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75
Retro Padded Textural Sneakers
Retro Padded Textural Sneakers
Nike's Air Huarache is Launched in a New Toadstool Colorway
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74
Mexican Wrestling-Themed Sneakers
Mexican Wrestling-Themed Sneakers
Nike's Lucha Libre Pack Honors a Vintage Traditional Sport
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73
Ruby Tonal Accented Footwear
Ruby Tonal Accented Footwear
New Balance Details the 990v3 Sneaker with a Pop of Red Detail
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72
Protective Indoor Shoe Covers
Protective Indoor Shoe Covers
The 'shoegloves' Sustainable Shoe Covers are Slip-Resistant
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71
Plant-Based Sustainable Sneakers
Plant-Based Sustainable Sneakers
Roscomar Uses Recycled Materials in Latest Collection of Shoes
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70
Autumn-Ready Tonal Sneakers
Autumn-Ready Tonal Sneakers
New Balance Unveils the '997H' in Two New Autumn-Toned Colorways
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69
Luxurious Office-Ready Shoes
Luxurious Office-Ready Shoes
The Stacey Model by Ma’am Shoes is Highly Versatile
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68
Syracuse-Inspired Sneaker Palettes
Syracuse-Inspired Sneaker Palettes
The New Balance 550 Gets a Brand New Syracuse Colorway Update
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67
Avant-Garde Chunky Sneakers
Avant-Garde Chunky Sneakers
Rick Owens's DRKSHDW Gets a New Scarpe Cargo Sneaker Model
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66
Nature-Inspired Outdoor Sandal Colorways
Nature-Inspired Outdoor Sandal Colorways
Reebok Launches New Beatniks in the Outdoors Capsule
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65
Luxe Faded Tonal Sneakers
Luxe Faded Tonal Sneakers
Balenciaga Updates the Triple S Sneaker with Faded Palettes
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64
Clay Tonal Performance Sneakers
Clay Tonal Performance Sneakers
Denim Tears Works on Two Iterations of the ASICS GEL-MC PLUS
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63
Color-Blocked Fall-Ready Sneakers
Color-Blocked Fall-Ready Sneakers
New Balance Gives the 997H Sneaker New Fall-Ready Palettes
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62
Quick-Laced Elastic Sneakers
Quick-Laced Elastic Sneakers
Nike's Speed-Lacing System Adorns the New Air Max 95 Sneaker
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61
Olympic Skateboarder-Designed Sneakers
Olympic Skateboarder-Designed Sneakers
Vans Taps Brighton Zeuner For New 'Wayvee' Silhouette
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60
Fluorescent High-Speed Sneakers
Fluorescent High-Speed Sneakers
Nike Launches the 'ZoomX Vaporfly Next% 2' in New 'Volt' Colorwway
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59
Fall-Ready Street Rubber Boots
Fall-Ready Street Rubber Boots
AMBUSH Launches a New Set of RUBBER BOOTS for the FW21 Season
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58
Autumnal Sandal Collabs
Autumnal Sandal Collabs
The Teva x Stance Collection Celebrates the Pairing of Socks & Sandals
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57
Sports Team-Themed Mid-Top Sneakers
Sports Team-Themed Mid-Top Sneakers
Nike & the NBA Design a New Trail Blazers' Blazer Mid Shoes
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56
Americana Sneaker Colorway Designs
Americana Sneaker Colorway Designs
New Balance's 992 Sneaker Gets a Varsity Colorway
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55
Hi-Top Durable Nylon Sneakers
Hi-Top Durable Nylon Sneakers
Reebok's Instapump Fury Gets a New All-Black Colorway
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54
Lightweight Beach-Themed Runners
Lightweight Beach-Themed Runners
HOKA ONE ONE Unveils Its New Beachy 'BONDI X' Sneakers
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53
Fall-Ready Recycled Leather Shoes
Fall-Ready Recycled Leather Shoes
SOLS Unveiled a New Colorway for its Fan-Favorite Ana Shoe
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52
Recycled Tire Sneakers
Recycled Tire Sneakers
Volvo Cars Canada and Casca Created Sneakers for World Car Free Day
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51
Ultra-Exclusive Sneaker Collections
Ultra-Exclusive Sneaker Collections
eBay Inside Drop Shares Designs That Never Went Public
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50
Athlete-Collaborative Zippered Sneakers
Athlete-Collaborative Zippered Sneakers
Serena Williams Drops a Special Nike Air Force 1 LXX Zip
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49
Rustic Autumnal Running Shoes
Rustic Autumnal Running Shoes
Nike Will Release 'Free Run Trail' in Fall-Ready 'Thunder Blue'
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48
Extended Sole Hiking Boots
Extended Sole Hiking Boots
Demon's New Carbonaz Boots are Made with Function in Mind
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47
Heavily-Textured Pink Sneakers
Heavily-Textured Pink Sneakers
Nike Debuts Dunk High 'Toasty' in 'Cherry Blossom Pink'
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46
Multicolor Stitched Basketball Shoes
Multicolor Stitched Basketball Shoes
Allen Iverson's Drops a New Question Mid Sneaker with Reebok
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45
Weatherproof Leather Sneakers
Weatherproof Leather Sneakers
CRITIC and Reebok Update the Club C 85 GTX Sneaker for Durability
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44
Functional Skate Shoe Designs
Functional Skate Shoe Designs
Vans Teams Up with Andrew Reynolds on New Sneaker Collection
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43
Laidback Everyday Boat Shoes
Laidback Everyday Boat Shoes
Oi Polloi and Sebago Join Forces for Their Second Shoe Collaboration
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42
Tactile Technical Footwear Designs
Tactile Technical Footwear Designs
Paria Farzaneh and Converse Join on the Pro Leather X2 Sneaker
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41
Vegan-Friendly Desert Boots
Vegan-Friendly Desert Boots
Clarks Launched its First-Ever Vegan Footwear Styles
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40
Modernized Military Footwear
Modernized Military Footwear
The GORUCK Heritage Jump Boots are a New Take on a Classic
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39
Calfskin Smooth Brown Boots
Calfskin Smooth Brown Boots
Dior Adds a Cutout on the B28 Sleek High Boot Silhouette
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38
Anime-Themed High-Top Sneakers
Anime-Themed High-Top Sneakers
The Nike SB Dunk High Sneakers Get a Banshee Design Update
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37
Christmas-Themed Low-Cut Sneakers
Christmas-Themed Low-Cut Sneakers
Nike Unveils a New Winter Wonderland 'Dunk Low' Colorway
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36
Generatively Designed Sandals
Generatively Designed Sandals
ASICS & LuxCreo Created High-Performance 3D-Printed Sandals
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35
Colorful Moccasin Style Footwear
Colorful Moccasin Style Footwear
BEAMS BOY and Clarks Join on a Bright Wallabee Boot Update
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34
Velcro Strapped Perforated Sandals
Velcro Strapped Perforated Sandals
Crocs Updates the Classic Hiker in Vibrant Colorway Options
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33
Selvege Denim Blue Sneakers
Selvege Denim Blue Sneakers
ASICS Decorates the GEL-Lyte III in Azure Blue Details
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32
Luminous HTML Coded Sneakers
Luminous HTML Coded Sneakers
Nike Has Unveiled the Air Force 1 Low 'Source Code' Silhouette
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31
Translucent Clear Luxe Sneakers
Translucent Clear Luxe Sneakers
Gucci Details the Ultrapace R Sneaker in a Technical Design Update
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30
Cartoon-Inspired Dramatic Sneakers
Cartoon-Inspired Dramatic Sneakers
Sean Wotherspoon's Superturf Adventure SW Joins Disney & adidas
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29
Hiking-Ready Sneaker Boots
Hiking-Ready Sneaker Boots
Vans UltraRange EXO Hi GORE-TEX MTE-2 Easily Handle the Elements
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28
Limited Wavy Paneling Sneakers
Limited Wavy Paneling Sneakers
Dime and Vans Launch a Special Iteration of the Vans Wayvee Sneaker
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27
Textural Glow-in-the-Dark Sneakers
Textural Glow-in-the-Dark Sneakers
The Conceptual TOKIO Sneakers by Juan Manuel Vegas are Illusory
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26
Sleek Luxury Rubber Sneakers
Sleek Luxury Rubber Sneakers
Givenchy's Monumental Mallow Prepares for the Fall Season
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25
Retro Contrasting Chunky Sneakers
Retro Contrasting Chunky Sneakers
Nike's Air Max 96 Sneaker Gets a Persian Violet Colorway
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24
Low-Impact Footwear Materials
Low-Impact Footwear Materials
Crocs' New Bio-Based Croslite Material Has a Lower Carbon Footprint
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23
Collapsible Leather Travel Shoes
Collapsible Leather Travel Shoes
The Ace Marks Travel Shoe Collection Resists Creasing
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22
Teddy Bear-Themed Fuzzy Slippers
Teddy Bear-Themed Fuzzy Slippers
Vetements Launches a New Set of Slippers with an Adorable Theme
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21
Robust Skate-Branded Hiking Shoes
Robust Skate-Branded Hiking Shoes
Vans Unveils a New Trail-Ready Boot Called the 'UltraRange Exo'
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20
Adventurous Weatherproof Sneakers
Adventurous Weatherproof Sneakers
The Vans Ultrarange EXO HI MTE-1 Easily Handle Inclement Weather
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19
Secret Agent Sneaker Collections
Secret Agent Sneaker Collections
The adidas x 007 Collection Includes Five Footwear Styles
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18
Eye-Catching Neon Apparel
Eye-Catching Neon Apparel
Jeremy Scott & adidas' 'DIP' Collection is Loud and Electric
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17
Multicolored Suede Sneakers
Multicolored Suede Sneakers
New Balance Unveils the Nostalgic XC-72 in 'Bone/Multi'
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16
90s-Inspired Hiking Sneakers
90s-Inspired Hiking Sneakers
Salomon Releases New Trek Silhouette Called 'Raid Wind'
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15
Sustainable Footwear Designs
Sustainable Footwear Designs
Nike Releases New 'BE-DO-WIN' Lifestyle Silhoutte
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14
Paisley Patchwork Sneakers
Paisley Patchwork Sneakers
Puma Teams Up with Yaito Launch Exclusive Patterned Shoes
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13
Utility-Focused Nylon Boots
Utility-Focused Nylon Boots
Dr. Martens Unveils New 'Tarik Boot' in Four Iterations
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12
Decentralized Cultural Apps
Decentralized Cultural Apps
'Hidden' Showcased Emerging Vintage Art, Style, and Culture
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11
3D-Printed Climber Footwear
3D-Printed Climber Footwear
ATHOS Climbing Shoes Ensure a Comfortable, Customized Fit
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10
Stylish Barefoot Dress Shoes
Stylish Barefoot Dress Shoes
The Free Form Shoes Won't Cramp Toes and Encourage Natural Movement
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9
Tactical Secret Agent Footwear
Tactical Secret Agent Footwear
The Danner 007 Tanicus was Designed for the Latest Bond Film
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8
Virtual Sneaker Showrooms
Virtual Sneaker Showrooms
Neiman Marcus and Hypebeast Collaborated on a Shoppable Virtual Space
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7
Rubberized High-Fashion Rainboots
Rubberized High-Fashion Rainboots
Bottega Veneta Unveils Shiny New 'Stride' Ankle Boots
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6
Cookie-Themed Basketball Sneakers
Cookie-Themed Basketball Sneakers
The Curry Flow 9 Sneakers Celebrate the Famed Cookie Monster
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5
Cookie-Scented Flip Flops
Cookie-Scented Flip Flops
The New Oreo X Havaianas Sandals Smell Like the Popular Cookie
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4
3D-Knit Hiking Footwear
3D-Knit Hiking Footwear
Diemme and Byborre Team Up to Launch 3D-Printed Footwear Collection
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3
Winterized Comfort-Focused Boots
Winterized Comfort-Focused Boots
The Clarks Wallabee 2.0 GTX is Built with a Vibram Sole
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2
Weatherproof Commuter Boots
Weatherproof Commuter Boots
The Columbia Men’s Hyper-Boreal Metro Boots are Waterproof
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1
Futuristic Fatigue Reduction Footwear
Futuristic Fatigue Reduction Footwear
The Conceptual 'City Glider' Sneaker Extends Capabilities
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