The Sneaker Style NYC Girls Are Ditching This Summer

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Sneakers will always be a city girl essential, from sleek white leather lace-ups to covetable designer pairs, every NYCer owns several sneakers. You’ll see classic styles from Adidas and Converse on almost every corner, but there’s one sneaker trend that’s falling off the radar in New York. For now, fashion girls are putting embellished sneakers away and instead they’re wearing sneakers with interesting fabrics, prints, and colors.

See what I’m talking about below with my favorite NYC-approved picks.