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Sneaker Spooks: The Best Sneakers We’ve Spotted So Far This Year

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* Kanye’s favorite non-Adidas brand
* Gold is the new white for footwear
* You can’t go wrong with Retro Jordans

From the understated to the fabulous, from the celebrity-endorsed to the everyman, we see a lot of sneakers at SPY, so we thought it would be a good idea to round up our favorite kicks. Check out the list and click through to see more on our favorite sneaker trends (so far) from 2017.

5 Sneakers for Grown-Up Skater Style

Skater style is back in a big way, and it’s influencing fashion for grown-ups who lived and loved the skate lifestyle in decades past. The key is to find sneakers that are age appropriate, while keeping the skater vibes to your feet. We found these five pairs of premium sneakers that offer a more mature, but still classic skater look that will work seamlessly into any adult’s style.

clae gregory sneaker Image courtesy Nordstrom

5 Sneakers for Grown-Up Skater Style

  

9 Gold Sneakers for Regular Royalty

We might not want to believe it, but we’re on the tail end of the all-white sneaker trend. Replacing them is the polar opposite: metallic gold. It may sound bold, but pulling it off is easier done than said. Check out these picks that expertly work the royal color into something very wearable.

puma gold sneakers Image courtesy Amazon

9 Gold Sneakers for Regular Royalty

  

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3 Retro Air Jordans to Rock This Fall

A Retro, for the uninitiated, is a sneaker that had already been released and is releasing again. We’ve found some Retros that you can wear to class, to the gym and on a date–or hope they’ll go up in value in a few years to help pay off your student loan.

Men's Air Jordan Retro 1 High OG Basketball Shoes Image courtesy Finish Line

3 Retro Air Jordans to Rock This Fall

  

4. Kanye’s Finnish Sneakers

When Kanye West was spotted wearing a pair of sneakers that weren’t Adidas, it made waves. No one could figure out what or where these seemingly unmarked sneakers had come from, until well-informed sneakerheads were quick to point out that West was wearing a pair of Karhu.

Fusion 2.0 in Mango/Foggy Dew Image courtesy Need Supply

Kanye's Finnish Sneakers

  

4 Pink-Hued Sneakers From Nike

Call it the peak of Millennial Pink: the color is appearing everywhere from European runways to office products. Add to that list the latest from Nike, where even the most masculine of basketball shoes get the pink treatment. The result is a fun alternative to the usual bright power colors of athletic wear.

NIKE FREE FOCUS FLYKNIT 2 CHROME BLUSH Image courtesy Nike

Pink-Hued Sneakers From Nike

  

5 Nike Flyknits Under $100

Because of its lightweight, form-fitting cushioning, the Flyknit became an instant hit when it was launched in 2012. While prices for these coveted kicks usually ranges around $200, we were fortunately able to find five pairs of Nike Flyknit shoes for under $100.

nike flyknit sneakers Image courtesy Finish Line

5 Nike Flyknits Under $100