Sneakers are essential. Not only are they comfortable, but beacuse of the current fashion climate, sneakers are making bold statements. Brands like Nike, Adidas, Puma and New Balance are trying to elevate the “sneaker game” in order to keep up with current fashion trends. A common misconception is that sneakers are just for running or working out, but new designs are breaking that mold and expanding footwear options for style gurus everywhere. Don’t believe it? Check out these fun ways sneakers are being worn outside of the gym and maybe that will spark you next sneaker-inspired look.
Some believe that “dress to impress” means expensive outfits and a face full of makeup, but that isn’t always the case. Sporty can be stylish and comfortable at the same time. The right sneaker can tie any cute gym-inspired look together. Traditional running sneakers, to most, seem to be neutral-colored with a bland design. However, so many sneaker companies have taken the running sneaker to a new level of comfort, performance and style. From New Balance to Nike, whichever your preference, you are sure to find that all-black, sleek look or that colorful pop of color to completely elevate your sporty look.
Adidas and Converse have dominated the everyday look. The Adidas Superstar sneaker has taken the market by storm, becoming the essential white sneaker for running errands or walking around campus. The typical white with black accent and the universal design allows the shoe to go with practically any casual outfit. Converse has been known to have the same impact on everyday wear. Their Chuck Taylor design is an iconic sneaker that is known for their versatile wearability. The wide array of color selection and unique designs can spice up a typical casual look.
Yes, sneakers can be dressed up now. Kim Kardashian and Kylie Jenner can be found sporting sneakers (most likely the newest pair of Yeezy’s) with knee-length pencil dresses while out in Beverly Hills. This dress and sneaker look is great for a day or night out whenever you just don’t feel like strutting in heels. Jean skirts and skater skirts along with skater dresses pair well with the right pair of sneakers. Either way, don’t feel like your feet need to hurt when dressing up for a night on the town.
Company’s are continuing to elevate the sneaker game but offering customizable options. That’s right, create your own sneaker! Choose the colors, designs and writing that represent your style best. You can design a specific look for a running sneaker or a casual, cute sneaker to pair with any legging and t-shirt combo. The sneaker game has gone far beyond the ordinary color schemes and design, truly creating an “any sneaker for any occasion” concept.