Spring shopping: 6 comfy slides to help you slip into the 'athleisure' trend

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You don't have to be a workout-obsessed gym rat to enjoy "athleisure" — a growing trend that encourages you to take on-court attire out to the street.

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From the luxe sneaker to the drop-crotch sweatpants, gym locker staples are suddenly stylish additions to any wardrobe. And it's easy to slide into a some rubber slippers (sans the white sports socks, of course) for the upcoming Spring season.

Sure, sweaty basketball players have been flipping and flopping around in slides forever, but now you can pair them with a t-shirt dress or slouchy sweatshorts (yes, I own a pair and they save lives) for a simple fashion slamdunk.
Here are some great options for your total health goth makeover:

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Zara Quilted wide strap sandals with footbed, $69.90 (Zara.com)

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Pieces Tahi Silver Cracked Leather Slider Flat Sandals, $67.00 (Asos.com)

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Nike Benassi rubber slides, $45.00 (Net-a-Porter.com)

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Jeremy Scott Adidas Slides, $75.00 (Shoescribe.com)

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Steve Madden Loofa, $41.98 (Stevemadden.com)

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Nasty Gal YRU Nile Hologram Slide Sandals, $88.00 (NastyGal.com)

Marjon Carlos is a style and culture writer for Fusion who boasts a strong turtleneck game and opinions on the subjects of fashion, gender, race, pop culture, and men's footwear.

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