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Transitioning from your winter to spring wardrobe requires investing in footwear that bridges the gap between boots and sandals. Enter: chic sneakers. While a pair of classic white converse will always be in style, there are so many fun textures and patterns on sneakers these days—it’s hard not to begin collecting! Today, we’ve rounded up 10 styles that we are smitten with. Velvet, embroidered, patterned, embellished—these sneaks will spice up your footwear until it’s time to break out your favorite sandals and flip flops. Without further ado…

1. Superga Women’s Velvet Fashion Sneaker, $51.17
This pair of editor-approved sneakers are not only the most gorgeous shade of dusty rose, they’re also made with a plush velvet material. And, they’re beyond comfortable too.

2. Rag & Bone RB1 Low Sneakers, $325
The feminine floral pattern on these splurge-worthy sneakers deems them the perfect way to spice up your basic white-tee and jeans.

3. ECCO ‘Soft 7’ Cap Toe Sneaker, $149.95
Tan leather comes in the form of jackets and handbags all the time, but sneakers? We’re all about incorporating this soft texture onto our footwear.

4. Kate Spade New York Amy Espadrille Sneakers, $178
They might be called “espadrilles” but the soles of these sneakers are actually made out of cork. Now that’s a playful take on the espadrille trend, if you ask us!

5. Keds x Kate Spade New York Glitter Sneakers, $85
There’s not much that needs explaining when it comes to full-on glitter sneakers. This Keds pair is the ideal combo of ladylike, classic, and fun.

6. Allbirds Wool Runners in Tuke Dusk, $95
Allbirds are our editors’ favorite newcomer in the sneaker world. Made out of the softest, stretchy wool, they’re so comfortable, we can hardly take them off. The fabric is warm and absorbent, which lets you go sans socks, and they come in the coolest colors.

7. Superga 2750 Cherry Sneakers, $85
These cheerful sneaks will be the cherry on top of any casual outfit—pun intended!

8. Joie Darena Sneakers, $258
This jewel-adorned pair may be splurge-worthy, but the unique embellishments and ballet-inspired ribbon laces makes them worth every penny.

9. Forever 21 x Betsey Johnson Glitter Faux Leather Sneakers, $78
This chic collaboration sneaker has the most adorable glitter and heart design on the toe.

10. Converse Chuck Taylor ‘Shoreline’ Sneaker, $50
Who says classic can’t be chic? Every girl needs a classic pair of plain white sneakers that can go with everything. You can’t ever go wrong with a pair of Converse Chuck Taylors.

Which of these pairs is your favorite?

XO Team LC

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