Karl Lagerfeld and his Chanel cronies have shown up fashionably late to the high fashion sneaker banquet and found there's still plenty of seats at the dinner table. Despite fashion house sneaks becoming almost standard over recent years, Lagerfeld's move to deck all his models out in athletic-inspired footwear at the Chanel Couture runway show in Paris has made big headlines, with newspapers highlighting it as a stark change in trend from the high heels usually favoured. Ladies, what do you think of Uncle Karl's embrace of sneakers? Flick through the gallery above, would you be into rocking kicks with your frocks? Pics via AFP.