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28 Cool, Must-Have Sneakers That You Might Want to Gift Yourself, Too

This year's offerings were really, really good.
Sneakers at Milan Fashion Week Spring 2019. Photo: Claudio Lavenia/Getty Images

Sneakers at Milan Fashion Week Spring 2019. Photo: Claudio Lavenia/Getty Images

We know it's hard to find the right gifts for your loved ones, so we've compiled a ton of fashion and beauty-focused gift guides tailored to a range of interests and budgets. Check out our latest below and find more right here.

It's been a very good year for sneakers. In 2018, we saw the Fashion Sneaker™ continue to dominate the footwear market, from appearing on the runways at Paris Fashion Week to ushering in a new era of comfortable shoes for women. The NPD Group has been following the rise of non-performance, athletic-inspired sneaker sales in the U.S., and we've been noticing an uptick in retail offerings, too: chunky sneakers, slip-on styles, squeaky-clean white tennis shoes and "the ones that look like socks," to name a few highly-coveted examples.

With so many options in a variety of styles and price points, who doesn't want a pair of fresh kicks for the holidays? In the gallery below, we chose our top picks of cool, must-have sneakers to gift this season, from high-end designer names to everyone's go-to athletic brands. Don't say we didn't warn you when you end up wanting to grab a pair for yourself, too.

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