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They may have become the default footwear for off duty celebs and fashionistas but Lanvin  are one of the few traditional couture fashion houses that manage to produce footwear that is taken as seriously by sneaker heads as they are by super models.  Their latest Spring/Summer collection doesn’t disappoint with a range of high and mid-top sneakers in their familiar designs, they resist the temptation of many fashion brands to over embellish their footwear with studs, fur and ridiculous colours, instead focusing on design and premium fabrics.  With a relatively minimal design and a silhouette that is both slim enough for fashion wear, but chunky enough to authentically reference the sportswear that inspired them they have employed high quality calfskin and silk grosgrain ribbon to elevate them to true luxury status.  The almost cult-like devotion that these shoes inspire is a real testament to Lucas Ossendrijver and Alber Elbaz who have managed to turn Lanvin, the oldest fashion house in the world, from a stuffy, passed its best label into one of the hippest names in fashion.

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Source: Selectism