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Image via Liz Barclay

Performance shoes get a bad rap. The neon colors and practical "dad-like" approach to functionality sometimes get in the way of otherwise tough as nails, faster than flight, flexible as f$%*, bad-ass steppers. So this Valentines, let's glam up the typical running, training and basketball shoe.

Cue the music.

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Image via Liz Barclay

Saucony Mirage

$110

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Image via Liz Barclay

Under Armour UA Cam Highlight Trainer

$99

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Image via Liz Barclay

BrandBlack

$TBA

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Image via Liz Barclay

Mizuno Wave Paradox

$135

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Image via Liz Barclay

adidas RGIII Signature Cleat

Limited Release

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