Coolest Kicks: Sneaker fashion

May 29, 2013 (CHICAGO)

Whether you prefer a wedge, or a little extra flare or pop of color, trends in sneakers have changed dramatically in recent years. Fitness editor at SELF Magazine shows us what's hot in the coolest kicks!

Whether you're a fitness novice or a seasoned pro – these sneakers are all great options for SELF Magazine's Workout in Park, happening this Saturday (June 1st) at Grant Park!

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LOOK #1 – Fitness Find
The sassy and vibrant mid cut Reebok Dance URlead Mid is inspired with dance performance elements. They have breathable mesh, synthetic overlays and 3D FuseFrame to provide lightweight and seamless support. The mid cut design offers stability and support during activities and classes! Reebok Dance URlead Mid available for $85 at

LOOK #2 – Floral Footwear
Nike has teamed up with British fashion house Liberty of London for a collection of footwear designed with the iconic floral patterns. This pair features the "Pepper" print which was originally created in 1974. You can pick out your shoe silhouette as well as accent colors to make the pair personalized to you! The Nike Liberty of London Collection retails for $85 - $120 at

LOOK #3 – High-Top Kicks
The Adidas Original GLC is a retro high-top sneaker with an oversized collar and touch of leopard print. The bold and bright colorblocking of the sneaker is stylish and the high-top will help legs look thin and fabulous for summer! The Adidas Original GLC sells for $100 at

LOOK #4 – Office Casual
The SK8-Hi Slim from Vans and is part of the Van Doren series, which features reissued prints and patterns from the Vans archives. Wear them for a day of lounging around the city – or sport them in style if your office has casual Fridays! The fun print is definitely a better conversation starter at the water cooler. The Vans SK8-Hi Slim retails for $65 at

LOOK #5 – Hidden Wedge
PUMA Skywedges slim your legs to make it look like you're wearing a heel – without the discomfort of doing so! The wedge heel is hidden to give you that extra boost in height. Plus, they're totally stylish and come in colors like chambray (with a preppy striped lining). Grab the PUMA Skywedge for $100 at

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