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PUMA Basket Platform Bigvelc Sneakers

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Teens surprisingly love this sneaker style traditionally worn by geriatrics

Alice Chen
Alice Chen

It’s time to start taking style tips from your grandpa: Velcro sneakers are in, and you wouldn’t believe who’s obsessed with them. According to data from shopping site Polyvore, it’s the youngest shoppers — women aged 18 to 24 — who’ve been snapping them up. Other faves among this set? White sneakers, Vans, and metallic colored kicks.

Meanwhile, platform sneakers and the Adidas NMD top the list for shoppers aged 25 to 34. Those aged 35 to 44 are loving the classics like Converse and Adidas Superstars.

Trying to keep up with the cool kids? Click through to shop the chicest (really!) Velcro sneakers. Trust, you’ll believe it when you see these!

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