For its latest editorial, UK-based retailer oki-ni focuses on the interesting — and sometimes confusing — world of ‘hybrid’ high fashion sneakers. What is it about sneakers that high fashion designers love so much, but seemingly want to change everything about? We don’t know, but if you check out the images above, you’ll start to see certain trends, like a crossover between sporty silhouettes and function-defeating embellishments, or an obsessive love for panels. Shot by photographer Sam Hofman against scenes created by set designer Andrew Stellitano, see the latest from adidas x Raf Simons, Rick Owens and Lanvin above.

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