I realise I'm showing my age here, but when I was in high school, Gola trainers were one of the least cool things you could possibly wear, and anyone who owned a pair would be subjected to endless ridicule from their peers. Oh, how the times have changed! Now they're being stocked in Topshop, and although the various multicoloured versions leave me feeling a little queasy, I have to admit to being partial to these nude coloured ones, which will allow me to take my current passion for nude footwear into the gym.

Less chunky than many of their trainer brethren, and with a touch of metallic to the trim, these are really quite classy looking, and I think I'd probably even pay the £45 being asked for them. My teenaged self would never forgive me....

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