Mark our words, you’ll soon be wearing your sneakers with flirty dresses and printed denim. We’re not talking your cute slip-ons or your designer high-tops. But regular old (okay, new) sneakers, like the kind you’d wear to work out. How do we know?
“We’ve seen sneakers transition from runways to the streets,” says Jennifer Bandier, owner of Hamptons luxury activewear shop, Bandier. “But then it becomes about personal style and how to make it work.”
How to pull it off? Keep it simple: Here are five black, white, and grey sneakers that you can totally wear outside of your workout—the basic colors won’t clash with your cobalt skirt. But you still get that sporty edge.
Oh, and did we mention that they make your morning rush up the subway stairs so much easier. —Jamie McKillop
The subtle print on this otherwise basic sneaker is dynamic and refined.
A crisp white sneaker breathes fresh air into any tired old outfit.
A fashion blogger favorite, these retro running sneakers from New Balance have total modern minimalist appeal.
(Photo: New Balance)
These jet black, part-metallic babies are so easy to rock with everything, from pencil skirt to pleats.
These barely there sneakers with white soles add a sporty chic element to your day-to-day ensemble.
(Photo: Under Armour)