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SallyLockhartsDog Sun 05-Nov-17 15:43:59

I'm looking for some decent trainers...

I wear boring skinny jeans with boring Breton t-shirts and want something like dainty converse or funky air max...
Budget up to £75 but it would have to be something pretty special for that

I'm late twenties with three young DC but look late thirties. I would like to regain a bit of style!

TealStar Sun 05-Nov-17 15:49:24

Adidas Superstars
veja Esplars
superga

TealStar Sun 05-Nov-17 15:49:38

ash

Ballsfffftpsss Sun 05-Nov-17 15:59:15

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Mrsknackered Sun 05-Nov-17 16:06:00

Can't go wrong with vans? I have the black slip ons and the checked ones.
DS1 has a pair of the 'old skool' which I would quite fancy myself (if DP wasn't always wearing them too)
Converse are classic but if you wanna go up a style level, go for a funky pair of air max.
I bought my mum Liberty print air max in the sale a few years back, and they're still going strong!

SallyLockhartsDog Sun 05-Nov-17 16:16:59

Love the liberty airmax but will have to shop around as they are £200 on Amazon shock

I also like the Adidas superstars and hadn't considered them.

I find Vans and Superga too bulky looking on my big feet!

Dippingmytoesin Sun 05-Nov-17 16:20:08

I wear Adidas Stan Smiths with my jeans I also have a few pairs of Sophia Webster and Valentino trainers and they’re not worth the money!

I love converse with jeans and old skool vans.

I’ve just purchased these today

m.zara.com/uk/en/printed-plimsolls-with-studs-p17714201.html?v1=4705523&v2=765518

I know they’re not technically trainers but I love them.

fuckinguseless Sun 05-Nov-17 19:01:00

I alternate between Liberty Nike Internationalist, Adidas Gazelles or (my favourite) black snake Stan Smiths.

bananafish81 Sun 05-Nov-17 19:03:35

I live in my stan Smiths.

Also have a nice pair of gazelles

But my love affair with the Stans runs deep

fuckinguseless Sun 05-Nov-17 19:04:22

@bananafish81 They just never let you down, do they?! They’re my holy grail trainer.

mammmamia Sun 05-Nov-17 19:04:25

i am considering getting the rose gold adidas superstars. Think they're limited edition. Does anyone have them? Are they worth it? They would be in your budget OP.

bananafish81 Sun 05-Nov-17 19:09:09

@fuckinguseless totally. They look good with everything

I have two different styles but the classic green are my old faithfuls

Boredboredboredboredbored Sun 05-Nov-17 19:11:10

Stan smiths for me too or superga in the summer

Barbie1 Sun 05-Nov-17 19:13:30

Loving my black new balance, makes my camel max mara coat look young and almost fashionable.

I also favour stAn smiths for my more casual days

SallyLockhartsDog Sun 05-Nov-17 20:03:49

Eeeek - you lot are too good - now have 5 pairs that I neeeeeed and cant decide. It will have to be all of them right?

A burgundy pair of gazelles
A grey pair of gazelles
Black new balance
Adidas originals in vapour steel
Baby blue Stan Smith's

SallyLockhartsDog Sun 05-Nov-17 20:08:49

I do love the plimsolls dipping but I definitely don't have the confidence to wear them!

Just sold my beautiful Oliver Sweeny brogues as I couldn't wear them after two teenagers in the street laughed at them blush [I am well aware I need to grow a pair grin]

BubblesBuddy Sun 05-Nov-17 20:24:00

Geox have a huge range. Comfortable and stylish in my view. Nike flyknits?

Growingboys Sun 05-Nov-17 20:32:29

Placemarking. Still living in my Nike Huaraches which I bought this time last year, and wondering what (if anything) I should update them with...

BillyAndTheSillies Sun 05-Nov-17 20:55:12

Love my air max Thea’s in metallic teal to break up my usual dainty converse.
Got my eye on a pair of saucony at the moment, I’m always using the ASOS trainer section for inspiration.

GreyBird84 Sun 05-Nov-17 23:55:07

I’ve bought superstars & gazelles recently & im
Wearing the gazelles loads. I might even abay my superstars.
Also eyeing up a pair of Stan Smiths!

PookieSnackenberger Mon 06-Nov-17 00:04:40

Superga - I like the leather ones in winter
New Balance
Nike Flyknit
Bimba y Lola

Callamia Mon 06-Nov-17 00:06:36

I wear Liberty golas. I’m on my third pair.

curragh Mon 06-Nov-17 06:57:41

I have the baby blue Stans and I luvs them <not helpful, sorry>

pink1173 Mon 06-Nov-17 07:06:11

I have the metallic converse. Go with everything!

Dontletthebastardsgrindyoudown Mon 06-Nov-17 07:52:03

I have sparkly silver superstars but find them so clumpy. So tend not to wear them. Likewise with converse. I think trainers with a running sole feel the smartest with skinnies for me. I have NB ones, and sky blue nikes like these.

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