There’s no wrong way to wear sneakers. But there are plenty of ways to wear them right. Which is great because no matter how much we insist, it’s just not possible to wear heels all the time. Sneakers are a great go-to comfortable yet cool footwear for women on-the-go. Another perk is that they can be worn with almost anything. Here are some tips and ways for wearing sneakers in your everyday looks.
The Athleisure trend has made it acceptable to wear sneakers to almost any occasion or event (well, maybe except for really formal events or business meetings that is). There are a lot of sneakers and brands to choose from. But here are seven styles of sneakers you can never go wrong with: (a) high-tops, (b) white low-tops, (c) embroidered sneakers. (d) platform sneakers, (e) trainers, (f) slip-ons, (g) Velcro sneakers.
There’s plenty of ways you can mix and match these sneakers to fit almost every item of clothing you have in your closet. Styling can be easy with tons of inspiration to pour over at magazines and fashion websites. Plenty of celebrities and fashion influencers have been photographed rocking their outfits with sneakers for their everyday and semi-formal event looks.
Sneakers for all seasons
You can wear sneakers year-round even during the cold months. Follow example of actress, Alicia Vikander, and wear your white sneakers with your winter clothing. Pair them with a pair trousers and a solid color long coat.
Sneakers can also work well with your summer and spring outfits. Actress, Reese Witherspoon gets her casual yet stylish summer looks by wearing her sneakers with a cute, flowy dress and a practical, sling bag: the perfect outfit for staying cool in the hot weather.
Athleisure, lazy chic
There’s a big chance you’ve seen the Hadid sister’s coveted street looks on magazines and fashion websites. They’re known for rocking the Athleisure style but with a stylish twist. To copy their lazy, chic looks, wear your sneakers with a bomber jacket and cool sweatpants or pair them up with trendy distressed high-waisted jeans and a furry coat. Cap off your look with a some tinted specks and you’re photograph-ready.
If you’re not in the mood to look extra, wear your sneakers with classic skinny jeans and a checkered shirt. This is a foolproof casual look you can wear while doing your groceries or going out on a coffee break. For inspiration, check out Katie Holmes’ street looks. She may not be the best street dresser but she pulls off her white sneaker looks with simple long-sleeved patterned shirts and gray skinny jeans.
Want the added height of high heels but with the comfort of sneakers? Platforms are for you. Often seen worn by edgy street fashionistas, platform sneakers are the perfect companion for your casual day looks. Pair them up with long coats, short or long skirts or a pair of cropped trousers and you have an edgy but comfortable look. Platform sneakers also look particularly great with skinny or straight cut jeans which will make your legs look longer when worn together.
There are many ways to reap the rewards of wearing comfortable sneakers while still looking put-together and stylish. Pair them with furry jackets and trendy tinted glasses for an extra modern and young Athleisure look. Dress them down for casual everyday wear with a pair of skinny jeans and some patterned shirts.