From the Spring/Summer 2011 collection, the new Dior Homme Sweat High Sneakers are a pair of comfy cotton kicks.
The stylish shoes feature a mix of white leather and soft gray fleece with accents of navy and red stripes. The design is light and simple and features an haute high-top style. The Dior Homme Sweat High Sneakers have a super clean look, perfect to kick around in for the warm summer weather.
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