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The Run Around: Barney’s Statement Sneakers

After years of comically high and impractical heels, comfort is winning through with classic, wearable and sporty footwear. Sporty looks are indeed dominating fashion magazines and blogs, with more and more women leaving their heels at home and opting for the cool simplicity of sneakers.

No longer are sneakers just for sports, this trend have been seen all over the runways and have instantly made their way onto the streets. Whether it’s high-tops, low-tops, the more sporty style sneakers or the hidden wedge sneakers, everyone from the average girl to fashionista’s, celebrities to models have all been spotted sporting a pair of comfortable sneakers.


Some people may think sneakers are way too casual, but not anymore because there are many ways to look chic and polished when combining a pair of sneakers into your outfit. To add sophistication to your sneaker ensemble, wear them with tailored pieces like blazers, smart pants, coats and blouses, or go for a cute skirt or dress for something more girly. For a casual yet chic approach, team them with jeans such as boyfriend or skinny along with a cute cami or crop top. It’s always ideal to combine the sneakers into an outfit that includes fabrics like faux leather, silk and cashmere, so it doesn’t look like you’re heading to the gym.

Basically, you need to make sure the rest of your outfit is polished with clean lines, with no frumpy pants that sag over your cool sneakers.

Even if you don’t particularly fancy yourself the sporty type, we can guarantee the sneaker could officially become part of your go-to shoe selection. But when it comes to picking the perfect pair, don’t just go for any type of sneaker as you want people to know you’re actually wearing them as a fashion statement. So you should in fact go for a non-gym style and opt for something that is clean and flattering.


We are huge fans of the fashion sneaker trend, not only could it take you everywhere without constant complaints about the feet hurting and such, but they could look super chic and stylish when teamed with the correct style of clothing. Even if you love high heels, you must admit that sneakers are truly amazing as it allows you to wear them with anything from jeans to suits, dresses and formal gowns.

We’ve selected some of our favorite sneakers from Barney’s, from high-top to low-tops, slip-on sneakers to wedge sneakers. Shop from a wide array of brands including Nike, Superga X The Row, Lanvin, Christian Louboutin, Guiseppe Zanotti, Adidas and many many more.

Sporty shoes are in the spotlight now, are you rocking the sneaker trend right now?

Low-Top Sneakers

Saint Laurent Low-Top Sneakers $570

These smooth calfskin leather low-top Saint Laurent sneakers comes with a textured rubber sole, tonal laces and padded collar. The stylish footwear is completed with the gold-tone ‘Saint Laurent’ signature logo stamped on the tongue, and debossed with ‘SL/01’ at the quarter side panel.


Christian Louboutin Camo Louis Junior Spikes $895

Exclusive to Barney’s, the camo-printed pony hair low-top sneakers are detailed with a gold-tone, spike-covered cap toe. Featuring specchio leather and velvet accents throughout and finished with grosgrain trim. The sneakers are finished off with a rubber sole along with the signature red inset.



Acne Studios Anchor-Stud Adriana Low-Top Sneaker $390

Crafted of black calfskin, the Acne Studios Adriana low-top sneakers are studded with silver-tone metal anchor and comes with approximately 1″ midsole. The lace-up sneakers features a round toe, raw leather edges and padded collar. Available in Midnight Blue.


Golden Goose Goldstar Sneakers $500

Goldstar are a pair of distressed suede low-top lace-up sneakers with textured tongue and completed with a leather ‘G’ symbol at the side of the footwear.



Guiseppe Zanotti Triple Zip Low Top Sneakers $495

The two-tone suede round toe low-top sneakers comes with silver-tone zip details at the sides and the back, with debossed logo at the tongue. Available in Light Grey/Black/Blue.


Superga X The Row Cashmere Low Top Sneakers $325

These cashmere low-top sneakers comes with tonal flat laces and thick, textured mid sole. Gold-tone eyelets and aglets are debossed with ‘The Row’ signature logo to complete the sneakers.



Acne Studios Metallic Leather Adriana Low Top Sneakers $420

Crafted of metallic leather, the Adriana low-top sneakers are detailed with a shiny silver square emoji plaque at the lace stay. Features round-toes and completed with raw-edged toe lace and padded collar.



Hi-Top Sneakers

Golden Goose Grommeted Francy Sneakers $720

Leather high-top sneakers with allover multi-tonal grommet details, exposed side zip and suede trim, along with a small hidden wedge and terry lining. For a worn-in look, the sneakers are completed with distressed and scuffed midsole.


Guiseppe Zanotti Mirrored Zip High-Top Sneakers $870

Steal the spotlight in these multi-tonal mirrored leather high-top sneakers by Guiseppe Zanotti. Designed with two plated velcro straps, gusseted zips at the sides and zip details at the back. Detailed with smooth leather heel counted and a logo-stamped patch at the tongue. Completed with a textured rubber sole. Available in Gold/Rose Gold/Silver/Beige.


Guiseppe Zanoti Jeweled Zip High-Top Sneakers $950

Suede high-top sneakers featuring silver-tone zip details and faceted tonal jewel embellishments at the sides, together with gusseted tongue and leather logo-debossed patch.


Balenciaga Multimatiere Trainer $635

The multi-material high-top sneakers are designed with a smooth leather upper and micro-woven detailing. Completed with braided panels that feature contrast leather and translucent PVC underlays.


Guiseppe Zanotti Embellished Snakeskin High-Top Sneakers $795

These eye-catching Guiseppe Zanotti high-top sneakers comes with a dark silver and navy leather snakeskin pattern, along with two silvertone crystal-covered gussets at upper and completed a silvertone logo hardware plate at the tongue.



Slip-On Sneakers

Lanvin Metallic Slip-On Sneakers $595

The metallic slip-on sneakers by Lanvin features round toes, gore inserts, padded collar and contrast stitching.



Saint Laurent Pinaskullada-Print Slip-On Skate Sneakers $395

Saint Laurent pink and white Pinaskullada-print slip-on skate sneakers features contrast gussets at the sides, logo-engraved leather panel at the back ankle and finished with contrast topstitching.


Prada Linea Rossa Slip-On Sneaker $490

Round toe slip-on sneakers by Prada, comes notched vamps and completed with silvertone PRADA logo detail. Available in Navy.



Collection Privee? Spectator Slip-On $375

Exclusive to Barney’s, the grained leather wing-tip Spectator slip-on sneakers comes with contrast perforated overlays at the toes and the back of the footwear. Designed with elastic gores at vamps and a thick rubber midsole.


Givenchy Crystal-Embellished Slip-On Sneaker $650

These beauties are crafted of smooth calfskin leather, and embellished with faceted crystals in prong settings. Finished with the brands signature ‘HDG’ logo at the vamp along with tonal elastic gores for easy wear.



Givenchy Macrame Slip-On $650

The two-tone smooth leather Givenchy slip-on sneakers are detailed with soft floral macrame and signature ‘HDG’ logo. Available in Black/Optic White.



Wedge Sneakers

Giuseppe Zanotti Ponyhair Wedge Zip Sneaker $995

The leopard-printed ponyhair high-top wedge sneakers features zip details and smooth leather accents throughout. Completed with gusseted, padded tongue with the signature logo-debossed patch and brass-tone hardwear.



Giuseppe Zanotti Shearling Lined Wedge Zip Sneaker $695

Keep your feet warm in these suede wedge zip sneakers from Giuseppe Zanotti. Styled with a leg-lengthening wedge-heel, the sneakers are fully lined in cushy shearling and finished with side and back zip gussets.



Adidas Blue Tech Super Hidden Wedge $120

A pair of canvas high-top sneakers by Adidas Blue in tonal leopard print are detailed with suede overlays, and contrast leather signature side stripes.

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Prada Linea Rossa Suede High Top Wedge Sneakers $690

Suede high-top wedge sneakers detailed with a gunmetal-tone side zip, padded collar and velcro ankle strap. The sneakers are finished with an extended tongue detailed with an embroidered ‘Prada’ logo patch.



Nike Dunk Sky Hi $150

Crafted from premium suede, these hi-top wedge sneakers features strategically placed overlays for maximum support. Designed with a padded, fabric lined collar and cushioned EVA midsole and features a perforated toe panel and pinked trim.



Isabel Marant Bekett $695

The suede and smooth lambskin leather high-top wedge sneakers are designed with a perforated toe, pillow tongue and ribbed collar. Completed with multiple velcro straps across the front of the footwear and finished with contrast leather lining.



Isabel Marant Bobby $695

The suede high-top sneakers are designed with a gusseted tongue and a hidden wedge. Finished with pinked edges and perforated detailing throughout.



Isabel Marant Burt $730

These suede and smooth lambskin leather high-top wedge sneakers are detailed with perforated toe panel chevron accents at the sides and contrasting pillow tongue. Designed with multiple velcro straps across the front with ribbed collar and smooth leather lining.



Prada Linea Rossa Hidden-Wedge High-Top Sneaker $670

The Prada red distressed nappa leather high-top sneakers are designed with a seamed toe, hidden wedge at the sneaker interior, silvertone PRADA logo detail and an extended tongue with the signature PRADA logo detail. The sneakers are completed with channel-quilted padded collar, exposed silvertone zipper at the sides along with silvertone grommets and tonal topstitching.


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