Our Favorite Street Sneaks for Spring

Spring has us suddenly despearate to go gallavanting out in the sunshine -- making a pair of comfy, laid-back kicks an essential for the season. Here are some of our favorites.

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Tom's Shoes
Tom's Shoes Borges Cordones bring a little metallic snazz to the typically organic feel of the socially conscious slip-on with lace-up grommet details and a slick silver finish.
The Lanvin Floral Canvas Sneakers are not your teenage self's day-glo high tops. The coveted French label splashes the youthful sneaker with fuschia flowers on canvas and tops it off with cheery red patent leather toe plates to have you skipping lightly through the season.
J. Crew
J. Crew has been on a roll lately with their revival of such classic brands as Baracuda, Barbour and Tretorn, whose Canvas T56 Sneakers get the J. Crew treatment with bright colors and an ever-so-slightly spruced up silhouette.
Look up "footwear for the gamine chick kicking it in Paris in the spring" and you'll see the iconic La Tennis Bensimon Mid-Top Canvas Sneaker . Having long been a favorite of dapper guys and girls well-versed in the nuances of understated French cool, the Bensimons are pretty much the most perfect accessory.
Paul Smith
Talk about well-heeled. Paul Smith's Rabbit Sneaker takes the average knock-about trainer and smartens it up with perforation detailing on crisp white leather that feels like a refined wingtip, with rainbow stripes down the side to keep it playful.
High Snobette
There's something divine about the perfect crinkle to the <a href=http://www.highsnobette.com/news/2010/03/16/civin-duty-spring-2010-sneakers/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+highsnobette%2Frss+%28Highsnobette.com+-+Women%27s+Fashion+Magazine%29 Civic Duty Sneaker. Available in any color, that rumpled facade gives any outfit a hint of chic distress.
Old Navy
And for your classic, go-anywhere, Hemingway-in-the-Keys old reliable, Old Navy Canvas Slip-ons do just the trick. They're available in a whole medley of shades, but we're drawn to the timelessness of summer white ones.
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