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Laces Out

Velcro, made classic in

1. ERMENEGILDO ZEGNA COUTURE TRIPLE STITCH

Designer Alessandro Sartori is old enough to remember KangaRoos—the ’80s kicks with Velcro pockets. Here he accentuates the straps with crisscrossed hashes and upgrades the shoe’s lining with vicuña wool. Velcro comes on the high-top and low-top versions of his men’s sneaker; think of the latter as

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