Aren’t we all just tired of heels sometimes? Imagine partying with your friends after a long, hard day and having to smile through the pain because your fancy stilettos are gorgeous but never comfortable! For all those days when you feel that high-heels are your nemesis, you can rely on the hottest street style trend of pairing sneakers with dresses.
There is nothing new with styling sneakers and dresses together but the fashion It crowd has recently made it their motto to give this trend more momentum this season. So much so, that even our B-Town stars are picking up on this casual, city-girl trend, hence giving us the celebrity-approved tag that we die for!
Sneakers for women come in myriads of styles, colors, and shades. There are far from being just regular. So, send your summer sandals and black sparkly heels on vacation and embrace the fashion world’s new-found love for casual shoes. Wondering which sneakers to pair up with your summer dresses? Scroll down for the ultimate styling guide.
Rule the Fashion Charts with White Sneakers + Midi Dress Combo
Sonam Kapoor Ahuja stuns in a fairly casual look for an interview. She wore a neutral midi skirt with a minimally embroidered long shirt, all-white and delicate. The over-sized Common Projects white trainers adds a perfect dose of chic to her ensemble.
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In my latest interview for The Modist, I talk about feminism, fashion, social issues and more. Go read my full interview with @themodist . Link in Bio! #TheMODMagazine Shirt: @oscardelarenta Skirt: @josephfashion Trainers: @commonprojects Photography: @chloemallettphoto Fashion Direction: @mrssallymatthews Words: @juliamaile Hair: @camden4 Makeup: @kategoodwinmakeup Casting and Production: @ashumiss @mad_prod
Sneakers for women are topping the trend this season. Pair up a midi dress or a skirt with these sneakers. You can go for a minimal, monochrome look or spice it up with colors. Either way, you will be killing the trend.
Time to Revamp Your Party-Wear Wardrobe
Take notes from Janhvi Kapoor and replace those stilettos with chic, boxy sneakers. Who thought sneakers could look so trendy with an off-shoulder sparkly mini dress!
A bodycon party dress teamed up with white kicks are the new definition of party wear. You can also replicate this look with LBDs and shimmery short dresses.
Be College Ready in Peach Sneakers + Matching T-Shirt Dresses
Styling T-shirt dresses have become easier, thanks to the new sneakers trend. Be ready for college in a flash in this effortless, casual look. Anushka Sharma wears a pair of peach sneakers for women. The shoes are paired with a short, matching t-shirt dress for her brand promotion. The look could not have been cuter!
@themodemirror is owning the trend with peachy shoes paired up with a pretty kurti dress; a comfortable casual look. The ensemble has a relaxed fit, giving the impression of a woman on the go! The sneakers look effortless and to top it off, the circular sling bag is the cherry on the cake!
Team it Up with a Trendy Skirt
Take cues from Parineeti Chopra and pair up spotless white sneakers with a trendy skirt. The actress styled a color-blocked, asymmetrical skirt with fancy trainers and a denim shrug. Although she is sporting sneakers, her look is perfect for a casual professional setting.
The crop top-denim skirt combination will never get old. Go for a casual shirt, make it trendy by tying it up and pair it with a mini denim skirt. Finish off the look with white sneakers, cat-eye sunglasses and large hoop earrings.
Rock Sneakers with Summer Florals
Sneakers may be known as a fall footwear choice but the latest trends are pushing them more towards the summer closet. Here is Anushka Sharma again, rocking a white pair of sneakers with a simple white floral maxi dress and chic glares.
Dress up the trend and make a cute and casual fashion statement. Style a printed off-shoulder dress with trendy, over-sized sneakers. This look is perfect for an afternoon meet-up with friends or a sunny day out.
Sneakers and Slip Dress for a Girls’ Day Out
Bollywood queen, Deepika Padukone styled a monochrome slip maxi dress over a casual white tee. A sporty take on the trend, the look was completed with a pair of black Nike sneakers and over-sized glares.
Keeping it simple, Marsplayer Vaishali Vatsayan (@vaishalivatsayan) layered a monochrome short slip dress under a black jacket. She added a matching pair of black sneakers, creating a summer go-to ensemble.
Go Ethnic with a Twist
The best creative ideas always come with a twist! You never know when you will need to show up in super-extra traditional outfits for a family event. Spice up your next ethnic day sporting a fusion look by wearing a pair of casual white kicks with a beautiful embellished lehenga, just like Rhea Kapoor here.
Glam Up a Maxi Skirt Attire with White Sneakers
During the promotions of SOTY2, Ananya Pandey gave us major style goals back to back. In this look, she has paired a shiny colorful boxy tee with a frilly rainbow-colored maxi skirt. She made the style fun and casual by adding a a pair of white designer sneakers to the mix.
Take out that glam maxi slit skirt you have been hoarding for a while and wear it with a basic white tee. Add the extra oomph factor by pairing it up with stylish sneakers. Opt for mainstream white ones or you can go for any bold color, as per your whims.
Sneakers have always been a basic staple when it came to creating a unique street style looks. But instead of the same old denim jeans-sneakers combination, go for these amazing new styles. Sneakers can be your everyday choice, they match up easily with different outfits and also, are a tad less expensive! And when you pair them up with dresses, they make for an effortlessly chic ensemble without compromising on your feminine edge.
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