It鈥檚 no secret, the聽tennis shoe trend of 2018 is already a聽little over the top.聽Featuring funky colorways, exaggerated angles, and an oversized tongue, the popular new style is just a little bit鈥 ugly? Dare we say it鈥檚 so ugly we actually聽kind of love it. If you need more reasons to rally behind the trend, we鈥檝e got you. Ahead every reason why it鈥檚 time to jump on the bandwagon.

1. Weird聽can be really, really good. No one has ever聽made a brave, new聽fashion statement by playing it safe. The聽Louis Vuitton Archlight Sneaker ($1,090) is the perfect example of experimentation and whimsy. It鈥檚 a little bit retro, a little bit futuristic, and 100 percent unique.

2. They make running errands look like walking the runway.聽Entrepreneur聽and Adidas ambassador Hannah Bronfman gets it when it comes to good kicks. She rocks NYC street style in the most casually fabulous way, often creating winning outfits that straddle the line between fresh from the gym and hot off the runway.


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3. They read high fashion.聽Bella Hadid聽looked dashing in head-to-toe white and gold with some trendy high tops to boot.

Walked to the Louvre to see @louisvuitton. My feet were thanking me. #lvfw18

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4. They can be sporty *and* sophisticated.聽Aimee Song proves once again that you can have it all when it comes to聽fashionable pairings 鈥 tough femininity, fierce beauty, and聽innovative style.

5. They鈥檙e actually made for walking.聽Finally, a聽footwear聽trend that聽doesn鈥檛聽compromise your聽comfort to look聽cute.

Pulllled up to judge these DJ鈥檚 this morning. Let鈥檚 seee what they got #BRxLA

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6. They pair perfectly with joggers.聽That鈥檚 right, the sneaker craze melds effortlessly with yet another聽ubiquitous (and comfy) spring favorite 鈥 the elevated聽jogger pant.

7. They鈥檙e travel-friendly.聽Consider these聽over-the-top kicks when you want to bring a statement shoe and a tourist-approved stomper all in one.

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8. They work for minimalists and聽maximalists.聽Ladies who love pared down color palettes and clean lines can embrace the utilitarian appeal of this look. Meanwhile, if mixing prints, patterns, and styles is your thing, let the slightly off style be the perfect complement to your out-of-control OOTD.

Will you rock some ugly sneakers? Complete your #OOTD and tag us the 鈥榞ram聽@BritandCo!

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