If You Want to Build Your Sneaker Collection, Start With These 5 Styles

From high-tops to casual.

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Byrdie / Design by Dion Mills

Sneakerheads, this one is for you. When I wake up in the morning and glimpse over at my colorful collection of sneakers, I beam with pride. As a bona fide shoe lover, my wardrobe is chock full of different sneakers styles. Over the years, I have curated a lineup of kicks to match every outfit, mood, and occasion. If you’re looking to add a few new pairs to your shoe rotations, you’re in luck. Ahead, I’ve rounded up a list of today’s most head-turning sneakers to rock on your feet. From high tops to casual sneakers, you’re bound to find your new favorite pair below. 

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High-top Sneakers

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Byrdie / Design by Dion Mills

High-top sneakers are a great option if you’re looking to dress down an outfit. Whether you’re outdoor dining, taking a long walk, or running errands, this style of shoe is perfect for almost every outing. 

Chuck Taylor All Star Lugged High Tops
Converse Chuck Taylor All Star Lugged High Tops $70
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Pink Speed 2.0 Sneakers
Balenciaga Pink Speed 2.0 Sneakers $950
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Chuck 70 Hi Canvas Sneakers
Converse Chuck 70 Hi Canvas Sneakers $72
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Sentry WC Canvas Sneaker
Vans Sentry WC Canvas Sneaker $75
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Canvas Nova Hi-Top Sneakers
Veja Canvas Nova Hi-Top Sneakers $110
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Low-top Sneakers

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Byrdie / Design by Dion Mills

Low-top sneakers are a must-have in any sneaker wardrobe. They’re easy to slip on and come in a wide variety of styles these days. Whenever I throw a pair on, I always feel like my outfit is complete.

Primary Check Old Skool
Vans Primary Check Old Skool $65
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Kickoff Trainer Sneakers in Recycled Mesh and Leather
Madewell Kickoff Trainer Sneakers in Recycled Mesh and Leather $98
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80s Sustainable Basketball Shoe
Re/Done 80s Sustainable Basketball Shoe $395
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Women's Hook and Loop Leather 928v3
New Balance Women's Hook and Loop Leather 928v3 $140
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Green Canvas
Cariuma Green Canvas $79
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Exercise Sneakers

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Byrdie / Design by Dion Mills

Finding the right exercise sneakers can make a world of difference during your workouts. When you lead an active lifestyle, you need a sneaker with a supportive sole. I can honestly confirm that these five picks deliver on that end.

Roadblast Tokyo Women's Running Shoes
Asics Roadblast Tokyo Women's Running Shoes $90
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Fresh Foam 1080v11
New Balance Fresh Foam 1080v11 $150
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All Day Comfort Shoes
Hoka All Day Comfort Shoes $170
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Ultraboost 4.0 DNA Shoes
Adidas Ultraboost 4.0 DNA Shoes $180
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Women's Endorphin Speed
Saucony Women's Endorphin Speed $160
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Casual Sneakers

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Byrdie / Design by Dion Mills

Over the last year, many of us have traded in our formal footwear for casual sneakers. If you’re looking for a clean and effortless shoe, look no further than these options below. 

Leather Exaggerated-Sole Sneaker
Alexander Mcqueen Leather Exaggerated-Sole Sneaker $650
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Track Rubber Mesh Slip-On Sneakers
Balenciaga Track Rubber Mesh Slip-On Sneakers $850
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Julia Exclusive Sneakers
Voile Blanche Julia Exclusive Sneakers $265
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Lace-up Sneakers
Acne Studios Lace-up Sneakers $410
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Grey Asics Edition Gel-Teserakt Sneakers
Kiko Kostadinov Grey Asics Edition Gel-Teserakt Sneakers $230
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Budget-Friendly Sneakers

budget friendly sneakers

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Sneakers can cost quite a pretty penny these days. But it’s important to note that there are still tons of budget-friendly options on the market. All of these sneakers are under $120, which is sure to get those feet moving.

Lyric Sneaker
Raye Lyric Sneaker $118
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Air Max Up
Nike Air Max Up $90
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Cardi Coated Club C Double Women's Shoes
Reebok Cardi Coated Club C Double Women's Shoes $80
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Purple Chuck 70 High Sneakers
Converse Purple Chuck 70 High Sneakers $85
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The Court Sneaker
Everlane The Court Sneaker $98
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