Is This the New 'It' Shoe of Spring?

03/10/2014 at 06:00 AM ET

Katie Holmes, Alessandra Ambrósio, Sienna Miller and tons more stars have worn them, Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen and Man Repeller have collaborated with them, Rita Ora and Alexa Chung have been the face of them, just about every cool girl in Europe owns them and now you can add these celeb-loved Italian shoes to your closet.

Check out the video below to see why Superga lace-ups have such a cult following.

Pop post-video quiz:

What makes these Superga kicks so awesome? They…

a) …have been worn by tons of It girls and celebrities.
b) …are affordable.
c) …are comfortable — and more supportive than most ballet flats.
d) …can be thrown in the washing machine to be cleaned!
e) …look cute with jeans or a dress.
f) …will never go out of style. Euro ladies have been rocking them for the past few decades and they’re still going strong.
g) …can be customized by writing on them with a Sharpie (we love the idea of putting our initials on the heel).
h) All of the above

The correct answer is h) All of the above. So get a move on and order a pair for yourself!

–Zoë Ruderman

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Paola on

Ha, I used to wear these shoes as a little girl in Italy. They used to cost about $ 15, all kids would wear those shoes because it was OK to destroy them since they were so cheap. And now they’re a “celebrity” trend…

booboochile on

Ever heard of Keds? I’m sure these are great, but saying ballet flats or running sneakers are the only flats options for walking around all day is not true.

MJ on

Love these shoes! So comfortable – I have them in almost every color. Definitely affordable!

MimiB on

Eh…I’ll stick with my Chucks or Sperrys.

Noemi on

In Italy we wear Superga since forever, so when they became so popular and styilish some of us were quite surprised.
But I tell one big flaw: if you wear them, most of all without socks, your feet will stink so much!!!

Hannah on

I loved these shoes too, my friend who is from Italy always wears them. The thing is, for 65 bucks, they get holes in them almost within months. It is a huge waste of money. Just warning people!

Ina on

I am from Europe and no one here is into these shoes AT ALL. Where are you people from People Mag doing your style research?!

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