20 Feb 2019 AT 01:50 PM

Sneakers of the week: Playtime Palermo Alligator Leather Sneaker

The sneakers to have you splashing your cash or spending your change week
20 Feb 2019 AT 01:50 PM
Sneakers of the week: Playtime Palermo Alligator Leather Sneaker

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A dividing fabric choice, but with every rare and even controversial material comes a trail of collectors eager to part with sizeable wads of cash to get their hands (or feet) on such a garment. These luxe sneakers are formed from one stretch of alligator leather – known for its durability and unique markings – with hand-sewn stitches up top, cotton laces and a memory foam layer between the upper and the lining.
Price: AED30,000, Berluti

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Smart trainer

Here’s proof that you don’t need to pay a month’s salary (and then some) towards keeping each foot encased. Pop on over to high street favourite Next, and you can nab these hybrid sneakers-dress shoes for a fraction of the price. Simple but still suave, the faux-leather fabric is finished with perforated panels and a lace-up design.  Equally good for looking smart and adding bounce to your step. If this burgundy shade isn’t for you, the affordable kicks also come
in navy and black.
Price: AED119, Next

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