River Island's new €56 runners won't leave your feet all summer long 3 years ago

River Island's new €56 runners won't leave your feet all summer long

Obsessed with the ugly runners trend? You'll love River Island's latest footwear release.

It seems like all we can see on Instagram right now is chunky runners.

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The trend has gone from niche runway fad to street style staple to mainstream trend and we're now all scrambling to get our hands on some.

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We like to think of the aesthetic as '90s dad chic'. The things your father wore during your childhood - bumbags, comfy walking shoes, oversized t-shirts and fleeces - are all of a sudden fashion must-haves.

The high street has been getting on the bandwagon this season with some seriously high-end looking runners.

The likes of Public Desire and Topshop have brought out some of our faves but we're currently crushing on these ones from River Island.

River Island's new €56 runners won't leave your feet all summer long

There's plenty to recommend these bad boys - the colours, the fun laces, the chunky sole - but we'll be picking them up for their versatility.

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They'll go with everything you own and will be one the hardest working pairs of shoes in your wardrobe this summer.

They cost €56 and come in white too if you rather a cleaner look.

River Island's new €56 runners won't leave your feet all summer long