Hong Kong, Feb. 15 -- Girls are now on a path to finding a new best friend. Its out with the diamonds and in with the sneakers.

No fewer than 250,000 pairs of women's Jordan sneakers were sold worldwide on StockX in 2020, enough to have any self-respecting stiletto quaking in its boots. And while that figure covers the Jordan Brand alone, global sales of women's sneakers more than doubled on the resale platform between 2019 and 2020, reflecting growing enthusiasm among women for this kind of footwear, which is more popular than ever.

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People may have said - or at least thought - that the sneaker trend wouldn't last when sales took off in recent years. Today, however, it's hard to i...