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Sorry, Wall Street commuters — we've jacked your look. Typically only seen on business professionals on the go, the sneaker worn with anything but your gym clothes has long been a fashion don't. These days, you reach for your Nike Frees, classic Converses, or Stan Smiths as often as you choose strappy sandals, pretty platforms, or statement stilettos. Walkability is the new black — and for that, we (and our podiatrists) are thankful.
Maybe because NYC is such a walking-person's city, but styled sneakers are ubiquitous here. From crisp-white plimsolls to track-worthy trainers that look just as good with an evening jumpsuit, these are the tennis shoes (and the outfits to match) making waves on the island.
Photographed by Mark Iantosca