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Ask (most) R29ers and we’d be happy to admit: Even though we’re not afraid to slip on a pair of skyscraper-high heels for a night out, most of the time, we’d much rather kick it in something a bit more sensible. And, while we could throw on a pair of ballet flats and call it a day, we’re busy crushing on an old-school throwback that’s just as comfortable: high-top sneakers.
The streetwear essential has made a quiet comeback in recent seasons, and considering how comfy they are, it’s no wonder they’re the unofficial go-to shoes for every off-duty model, ever. Whether you plan to style them with a miniskirt now or with leather skinnies come fall, click through for the 12 picks — including a beyond-chic twist to the classic Chuck — we’ve fallen hard for.