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Some surprising women's fashion labels are turning out stylish trainers this season. Check out Muddy's pick of the bunch.

You know trainers have reached critical mass when even the genteel purveyor of ladies’ footwear LK Bennett is doing them. And haven’t they hit the jackpot with this new range? Chic enough to go with dresses and skirts, as well as jeans. Will the brand’s most famous customer, Kate Middleton, be swapping her nude courts for a cheeky pair of these on her public engagements? It can only be a matter of time.

Check out more high street trainers from fashion brands below.

L K Bennett

Our pick of the bunch are the green/leopardprint/red ones, but if you prefer something more understated, the ones with a flash of silver/gold (£150) will hit the spot.

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The ‘70s called, they want their trainers back. Well, they can’t have them – I’ve fallen for these pink/burgundy retro runners.

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Mint Velvet

Their ankle boots and sandals have always been strong but Mint Velvet know their way around a pared-down, stylish trainer too. Bonus marks for the ultra-modern pink/red accents.

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The Cool Scandi brand has turned out these amazing faux suede green platform pumps are smart enough for work, rest or play.

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A French fancy, these V-10 white trainers are from sustainable fashion brand Veja. These bad boys are loved by celebs and fashion editors looking for style with a conscience.

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Crime London

Kaboom! These vintage style Crime London hi tops will give you urban edge to stand out from the crowd. A bit of shimmer, a lot of cool.

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You probably associate Jigsaw with more formal wear but they have a great capsule collection of grown-up, soft leather trainers. If you’re – whisper it – bored of leopard-print, how about going snakey this season?

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