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With the FW16 installment of Tokyo Fashion Week well underway, Highsnobiety’s globetrotting street snappers present a batch of outlandish footwear action from the Japanese capital.

This being the land of all things far-out, it’s hardly surprising that Japan’s fashionistas stunted some outrageous sneaker heat, including normcore Mizuno and Salomon runners, alongside some particularly unorthodox sandal-like contraptions. While some sneakers have managed – and in some cases been designed – to crossover into the discerning and ever-changing fashion world, others have clearly been worn as statements pieces or for novelty.

For more street style antics, check out our first street style report from the Japanese capital.

Words by Alec Leach
Freelance Writer/Editor/Consultant

Alec Leach grew up in Brighton, England, but now lives in Berlin