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10 Statement Sneakers That Will Elevate Any Basic Outfit

Adidas Falcon Metallic Lace-Up Sneakers

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When it comes to statement sneakers, metallics are as eye-catching as it gets. Try these gold ones with jeans, sweatpants, and even dresses when the weather (eventually) warms up.

Related: 11 Chunky "Dad Sneakers" That Will Actually Look Cute On You

buy it, $100

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Keds x Kate Spade New York Kickstart All Over Glitter Sneakers

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A little bit of glitter in your outfit can go a looong way. Especially suited for festive get-togethers, these pink sparklers elevate even the simplest of outfits. 

buy it, $95

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APL Phantom

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Want to turn heads in the gym, too? Try these running- and boot camp–friendly sneakers with your all-black workout ensemble for a little something different. They'll work with boyfriend jeans now and with white jeans in the summer, too.

buy it, $250

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New Balance Probank Sneakers

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For those looking to make waves in CrossFit or powerlifting classes, these zebra-ish printed sneakers are the way to go.

Related: These Matching Sets Make Getting Dressed for the Gym Ridiculously Easy

buy it, $130

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Cole Haan Grand Pro Tennis Sneaker

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These sneaks offer comfort AND style all rolled into one convenient package. Though technically designed for the tennis court, they make super-comfy, cushiony everyday shoes even when you're not swinging a racket. And the tapestry floral print is perfect for fall and winter wear. 

buy it, $130

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Puma RS-X Colorblock Sneakers

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Go retro with these color-blocked Pumas. They're not *really* for working out, but they'll look great with any athleisure look, from bike shorts to joggers. (FYI, here's how to style bike shorts like a fashion blogger.)

buy it, $100

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Brooks Bedlam Running Shoe

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For all the hard-core runners out there, you too can get in on the statement sneaker trend. A sock-style construction makes these ultra comfy and breathable, while a red, white, and black ombre color scheme adds visual interest.

buy it, $150

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Jeffrey Campbell Marathon Sneaker

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Chunky "dad" sneakers seem to be here to stay, so invest in a pair that goes all in on the trend. These feature bright suede and mesh panels for a hint of color. 

Related: 12 Activewear Trends from the '90s That Are Back and Better Than Before

buy it, $160

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Nike Air Max 97 Ultra Lace Up Sneakers

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Pastel sneakers are still around, and we're glad, because they're super easy to style. Try these with anything neutral or anything in a darker shade of pink or red for a semi-monochromatic look.

(Need more ideas? Here's how to pull off the pastel sneaker athleisure trend.)

buy it, $180

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Superga x Jocelyn 2750 Nylon Sneakers

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Faux fur is most commonly seen on jackets, but why not try it on your feet, too? Not only do these look super cozy, but they're an easy way to spice up your go-to sweater and jeans ensemble.

buy it, $129

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