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15 Sneakers to Die For

Crinkled Classic

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We love the crinkled look of the Civic Duty Exhileration ($54 at CivicDutyShoes.com)—it combines the old-school walking shoe with an innovative design. We're also inspired by what Civic Duty stands for. Every year, 100 percent of profits from one exclusive shoe will be donated to a social cause. It's how founder Steven Weinreb pays it forward after having lost his job in 2009.

Candy Colored

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Made with a lot of love, the Keara's Nike Dunk High Skinny Doernbecher ($82 at Nike.com) is a product of a partnership between Nike and Doernbecher Children's Hospital, a program that allows a group of special patients who have triumphed over serious illnesses to design authentic Nike shoes. Keara, the shoe's creator, was designed by a girl from Guam who survived leukemia.

Excellent in Eggplant

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This Mirage 76 Nylon by Puma ($65 at Piperlime.com) comes equipped with a cushioned midsole, a classic rubber outsole, and a bold hue.

Energy Enabling

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This FitFlop FF Supertone ($99.99 at Zappos.com) energizes with its shock-absorbing qualities. Its microfiber lining has also been treated with an anti-bacterial system to prevent nasty odors.

Cycle Cute

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Serious and not-so-serious cyclists will enjoy wearing the Vittoria Raider Road Shoes ($139.99 at PerformanceBike.com), which is constructed with synthetic leather and mesh—breathable and lightweight. It's perfect for different levels of riding.

Neutral Yet Noticeable

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Everywhere you walk with these Chloe Suede Python and Leather High-Top Sneakers ($575 at Net-A-Porter.com), you'll be noticed. They're actually made out of suede, python, and leather. And the best part is, the neutral hue can work with almost everything in your wardrobe.

Retro Fabulous

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The low-cut vintage design of these Reebok Princess Ultralite Leather Sneakers ($49.99 at Macys.com) is to die for! We can't get over it's bold and fabulous hue!

Silver Sneaks

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These Adidas Y-3 by Yohji Yamamoto Y-3 Mei ($250 at Zappos.com) are so fancy, they might as well be jewelry.

Jazzy Jefferson

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Choose from 25 different shades of these Native Shoes called the Jefferson ($45 at NativeShoes.com). They're breathable, lightweight, and comfortable—perfect for a marathon shopping trip!

Plaid Perfect

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These Vivienne Westwood Trainer Tennis Shoes ($260 at Zappos.com) are the couture choice for the uber fashionista. Its cap toe and vamp tartan print are unlike any shoe we've ever seen.

Technically Tough

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The Tecnica Diablo Max W ($130 at TecnicaUSA.com) is a high-performance shoe that was designed with its walker in mind. Ideal for hikes, its cushioning and stability makes it safe, fast, and all-terrain-friendly.

Metallic Maven

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The crafted, retro design and color of the Born Kai ($99 at BornShoes.com) makes it an excellent choice for everyday. It'll match pretty much everything in your wardrobe.

Terrific for Toes

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Okay, we'll be honest—we weren't always sold on toe-showcasing shoes like the Fila Skele-toes Voltage ($74.99 at FinishLine.com), but their performance promises are quite intriguing! It's lightweight, durable, and great for foot health.

Lovely Lace-Ups

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The lace-up Serrano by Onitsuka Tiger ($65 at Piperlime.com) is the foolproof, fail-safe approach to the walking shoe. You can't go wrong.

Showstopping Sneakers

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The Dsquared2 K004 V P10 9090 ($395 at Zappos.com) is practically a work of art. The edgy style and decorative accents make it one of a kind.