With golden python-skinned high tops, laser-etched lace platform sneakers, and slick, silver tennis shoes, the new Nine West Original Sneakers line isn’t just an assortment of stylish, active footwear — it’s a clash of contrasting materials and personalities designed for high-impact living. So, rather than featuring them together in a showcase, we decided to pit these kicks against each other in a showdown! For this little fashion battle, we drafted three of our favorite It bloggers to select a shoe and create Instagram photo shoots around them in a series of themed challenges...each hitting a browser near you very soon. Vote on the best-styled sneaker look and you, lovely readers, will help a winner take home bragging rights and a fabulous prize, plus you'll be automatically entered to win $500 worth of Nine West gear. Win-win, no?. Now, let’s meet our competitors (and their shoes), and remember, for more on the launch of these new kicks—including when and where to find them—follow @ninewest on Twitter or see them in action at @ninewestfashion on Instagram.