It’s official: we’ve reached peak Stan Smith. Maybe you don’t care — they look great, they’re comfy, and if they’re good enough for Phoebe Philo and Kate Moss, well, who are we to argue with that?
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We’re one of the first UK stockists of Rose Rankin sneakers. You probably haven’t heard of them, but that’s about to change — they’re already popping up in the fashion press, and the retro-inspired designs and luxe fabrics have got where-did-you-get-those-shoes written all over them.
Irish-born Rose has been designing and customising her own trainers for years, before making the decision to create her own line of work-to-weekend trainers. Her bold designs are handmade in Portugal from premium fabrics, mixing prints, colour pops and metallics, with a comfy leather lining to put some spring in your step.
|Velvet Colt Runner|
As well as looking amazing, Rose Rankin’s are great for autumn. They’re snazzy enough to brighten up cold, dark mornings and the chunky sole is good when the weather’s bad. At £169, they’re a bit more spendy than Stan, but we think they’re worth it — and once you’ve tried a pair, we reckon you will too.[CR]