Sneakers Just Want To Have Fun

Stella McCartney for Adidas

Summertime is sneaker time! But no need to train for a marathon! This season provides a whole new crop of ath/leiusure footwear tapping into athletic sneaker bottoms for ultimate comfort when pounding city pavements while being stylish and colourful at the same time.

1. Reply 2. Christopher Kane

Wide stretch bands with Lucite clip buckles eliminate cumbersome laces.

3. Chanel

Hi- tops go upscale with designer logos. Chanel continues to pave the way with a white bootie on a multi-coloured bottom featuring random brush strokes.

4. Y-3

A new lace-up option is an easy toggle pull closure at the heel.

5. & 6. Arvid Yuki

Retro slip-ons go modern in clean colour blocks.

Pierre Hardy gives a basic white sneaker a graphic “Memphis-inspired” makeover.