Don’t get us wrong, we love heels as much as the next fashionista. The way they make your legs look longer and slimmer, that extra height, the feeling of power and sophistication that courses through our body when we pull on a pair of plus five-inches.
However, there is a new kid on the block that has taken the world of fashion by storm, and that is the sneaker. How has it done this? Simple. Sneakers have proved to girl’s all over the spectrum that they can go with everything.
Sneakers used to just be for gym-goers, marathon runners and those in Run DMC. These days, however, sneakers have become as chic as anything else we have ever seen. They have embraced all things cool and stylish and then pulled versatility into the mix. We don’t feel right saying this, but heels are heels. Sneakers on the other hand, well, there are hightops, low-tops, slip-on’s, lace-ups, different style and different mashups.
Of course, not every girl feels like a natural sneaker wearer. So, without further ado, here are our top tips on how to wear sneakers with almost anything. ANYTHING.
This is one of those trends that has taken off like a NASA space rocket. But which way your style goes in a pantsuit totally depends on your footwear. That is where a pair of Adidas Originals from theiconic.com.au or even some Nike Airs come in because they will help you dress this look down, give it a dash of your style and personality and take it into the realm of feminine cool instead of uptight lady boss.
The midi-skirt has long been a fan favorite, especially when fall comes our way. The problem is, when you pair a midi-skirt with heels then you are placing yourself in the category of uptown girl and that comes with quite the pressure to nail the rest of your look. Pull on a pair of sneakers, though, such as some Vans Classics from vans.com/shop or a pair of slip-on Janoski’s of any colour and you will find your look falls into the category entitled “Effortlessly Cool”.
The denim skirt is almost synonymous with the big Scandinavian cities – the Stockholm’s, the Oslo’s, the Helsinki’s – where the cool chicks wear long sleeved tee’s beneath them. To really get this look spot on, pair it with some sneakers, something that comes just above the ankle. We’re talking about a pair of old-school Converse or even some Nike SB’s. Just your silhouette will make you smile as you strut the streets.
Girls, we all love a pencil skirt, the kind that sits on the knee and leaves our calves on show. And, according to those we spoke to, so do the boys. To make this look truly something-something, though, why not add a top that matches and then really make your outfit become “wow” by pulling on a pair of casual kicks. Your weekend decision of what to wear will be a million percent easier, and probably always will. Oh, and if you are wondering which sneakers will work best, we would have to point you in the direction of the Adidas Originals again.