rgb bally.jpg (original size)Giuseppe Zanotti novelty suede bootie

Instead of your run-of-the-mill sneakers, loafers and dress shoes, try something new instead. A change in footwear affects the way you move, carry yourself, and adds a whole lot of character to your overall look.

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For this season, trends infuse an athletic-cool aesthetic into a new range of high top shoes, boasting a lightweight and fuss-free attitude.

 Walk the extra mile (minus the legwork) with our pick of cool high tops, some of which you can pull off for sundown affairs.

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Leather and studs add a rock ‘n’ roll edge to this street-wise Stripe Hedern boots.

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Made for movement, this pair of Diving sneakers features lightweight neoprene materials, a black calfskin leather, and a dazzling burst of contrasting yellow laces.

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Dubbed the new sneakers, this leather number features a monochrome palette and high craftsmanship.

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A sporty formal workmanship that lets you pass this off, from excursions to casual city walks with its Greek key accents and contrasting materials. 

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With smooth calfskin and a clean, triple stitch style, the Green Tiziano XXX high-top sneakers is a modern essential, complete with a minimalist beige colour scheme. 

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Inspired by the “Think Fendi” Fendi Vocabulary theme, this high top sneakers in black stretch yarn, neon yellow and a grooved orange rubber sole is a show-stopping statement on the road.

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Built for warmth and comfort, this novelty bootie style sneakers stands out in the cold with its unique suede texture, leather laces and gold zip.

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As per Louis Vuitton style, the classic Tattoo sneaker boot gets an upgrade in a Monogram cotton canvas customisation, with patchwork logo.

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Put the shine in your shoes with this signature court classic of dark gold metallic. The leather structure keeps your feet snugly padded without compromising on boldness.

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Keep your masculine side intact with these sturdy military boots. Made from a burnished black leather and a jaggered sole you’ll want to keep stomping in.

Photos courtesy of respective fashion brands.

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Tags: Men's Fashion, Men's Shoes, Smart Casual Shoes, High Top, Men's Trends, Autumn Winter 2017