Running shoes aren't just for running anymore. They're for posing and trend-setting '70s-style. Among fashion-conscious shoppers, the retro shoe is the must-have for fall.
"Every company is kinda' doing it," says Bree Gelber, an editor at Seventeen magazine. Nordstrom's athletic-shoe vendors are all "getting back to their roots," says Jennifer Wertlieb, the store's East Coast buyer for women.