Fashion sneakers are versatile, comfortable and on-trend. These stylish soles aren’t the bulky styles you might wear to the gym but are modern variations on classic lace-up and slip-on sneakers (or “tennis shoes”, as they’ve also been called). You can wear them with your basics and thanks to the athleisure trend, your #streetstyle sneakers can also offer a sharp contrast to dressy and ultra-feminine ensembles, too.
Here’s how to wear fashion sneakers.
Wear Your Sneakers with Your Classics
Start with the classics: jeans and a tee, little black dress, leggings and your favorite pullover… You get the idea. We’re talking the usual suspects of anything you typically reach for without overthinking. These go-tos make the perfect foundation for adding sleek and chic fashion sneakers. Our suggestion? The trend-forward jeans and a super-soft tee or button-up.
Stylist Tip: Experiment with new denim silhouettes with your fashion sneakers, like wide-leg crops or vintage straight-legs for up-to-the-minute style that’s just as effortless.
Sport Your Sneakers with Your Gym Faves
Break out your sporty go-tos like sculpting leggings and your favorite hooded pullover, then slip on a pair of lace-up fashion sneakers to take your look beyond the gym. Retro versions sporting an apropos label like Nike are on trend and cement a sporty-chic appeal.
Dress up Your Sneakers for Date Night
If you typically reach for flats or heels for date night looks, consider opting for a fashion sneaker. In leather, suede or boasting some fun embroidered detail, these can expertly contrast a flirty frock or a sleek skirt-and-blouse combination. Add a crossbody bag and you’re ready for a sunny picnic or catching a movie with your beau.
Take Your Sneakers to Work
Enamored with athleisure? Rejoice in the knowledge that this polished & sporty trend can bleed into your 9-5. Depending on your office’s dress code, adding a casual flair can banish drab workwear. Swap your blazer for a bomber or a polished sweater, paired with traditional workwear like tailored pants and a button-up. Bring the look full circle with neutral fashion sneakers or try them in an elevated material like leather or wool (and be sure they’re fresh-out-of-the-box clean to keep things professional).
Keep these tips in mind to help you navigate the stylish waters of wearing what’s possibly the most comfortable footwear trend ever.
What are your favorite ways to rock sleek fashion sneakers? Tell us in the comments below!