When Taylor Swift sang, ‘She wears high heels, I wear sneakers‘, she had absolutely no idea that sneakers would become such a massive headline for fashion magazines, 10 years later. It’s the casual kicks and not high heels that are the new cool, and judging by the looks of it, this trend is not going anywhere. What’s more? The sneakers obsession is not just confined to street style fashion anymore. From runways to celebrities, everybody is proudly showing off all the different types of sneakers that are doing the rounds this season.
Want to stay updated with this new casual shoe trend? Scroll down to learn about 8 different types of sneakers and all the chic and effortless ways to style them.
Platform Sneakers To Show Off Your Legs
These bulky looking shoes don’t just help your legs look tall, but they also enhance your overall appearance. The most comfortable of all sneakers, the thick soles of this platform variety are ideally made of plastic or rubber. Bring back all the summer vibes by styling this latest fashion trend with a short floral dress. Go for white colored shoes because they are the ruling variety this season.
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You can also team these up with a pair of casual denim jeans but in that case, make sure to cuff them or wear ankle-length jeans. Here is Alia Bhatt, taking the break from monotone white kicks. She has styled white platform sneakers with a streak of metallic colors with simple distressed denim for an effortless, casual look.
The King Of All Types Of Sneakers – White Kicks
The fashion It girls are endlessly promoting the rise of white sneakers recently. From Instagram to runways, wherever you look for the latest fashion for shoes, you are going to end up with an array of images of white-colored trainers. Be it platform or dad or slip-on sneakers, the white color is totally ruling the market (and also our hearts!)
Wear it as casual shoes for jeans, pair them up with wide-leg pants or flowery dresses, whatever style you choose, there is no way you could ruin this look. Want more ideas on how to style sneakers with dresses? Head over to – 8 Times Celebs Nailed the Sneakers with Dresses Trend
Take hints from Marsplay Super Blogger, Debby C who looks flattering in a trendy midi skirt with a pair of white sneakers.
Throwback To The 90s In These Ugly-But-Cool Dad Sneakers
Some trends are so uncool that initially, you steer clear of them but almost overnight, you find yourself obsessed with them. For instance, the fanny pack and more recently, these super chunky dad sneakers. When styled right, these kicks go perfectly with formal wear, party dresses ad obviously, casual wear. Style a fancy Puma multicolored pair of dad sneakers with a matching top and denim hot pants for a casual Sunday brunch look.
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These shoes not only go with your pretty attires, but they are the best running shoes too. Go grab a pair to make your workout regime more comfortable and chic. Here is Marsplay blogger, Arzoo, elevating her casual look with the right pair of dad sneakers.
Now, Have You Heard Of Hybrid Types of Sneakers?
Call them sneaker boots or sock boots sneakers, this hybrid variety has caused a lot of stir on Instagram, thanks to its weird shape but comfortable and easy fitting. It did not take much time for Zara to pick up on this influencer-promoted trend and within a matter of weeks, fashionistas started wearing these with midi-skirts, denim shorts, and floral skirts.
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Go invest in this very new, effortless and chic sock boots that you can easily pair up with formal wear without breaking strict dress codes so much! You are getting two items for the price of one, so why not?
When All Else Fails, Go for Slip-on Sneakers
If you don’t like putting your thought into minute details, then the best sneaker choice for you is the basic slip-on variety. Now don’t fret, because these types of sneakers are not as basic as they sound. Brands like UCB and Nike have released trendy cool-girl slip-on sneakers that are not just comfortable and easy to wear, but they also look super-glam.
With all these sequins, embellishments and quirky designs, you can replace heels with these shiny pair of casual shoes for your next party-night! Just slip them on, wear a pretty little black dress and you are good to go! Marsplayer, Anushree is all about pairing up a chic denim skirt with an easy pair of slip-on sneakers.
Smart, Chic and Boxy
Velcro sneakers can be quite tricky to pull off but considering how sneakers are being styled with literally everything now, this won’t be so difficult. Available in all colors and patterns, these kicks can elevate any look. Our advice? Pair these up with a trendy boho attire to ace the look. Learn how to – How to Get Desirable Boho Look That People Will Love
You can even style these sneakers with a little black dress to bring a stylish change to your party attire. Here is Marsplayer, Sonali, showing us exactly how to ace the velcro sneakers with LBD look.
Rihanna’s Satin Sneakers, Anyone?
Rihanna’s brand Fenty in association with Puma, released satin bow sneakers that are super adorable, shiny and well, one of a kind. These bow sneakers come in pastel shades of blue and pink and they are perfect for those days when you are in the mood to dress up a little bit extra.
Now, these quirky and cute types of sneakers might not be very pocket-friendly but they are totally worth it. After all, Rihanna never fails to amaze!
The Classic Type Of Sneakers For Your Every Day Errands
Classic Converse high-tops are something you have relied on, most of your teenage days. Wear it with a pair of denim jeans, dresses or skirts, this look will never fail you.
The recent trend of wearing a pair of Converse All Star sneakers, however, is a bit different. The new Love the Progress Collection of Converse brand is inviting people to join the movement to help redefine what it means to be a girl today!
Converse.india says, “Together, we rewrite the definition of what it means to be a girl in India.“
Sneakers have been a part of our everyday life for as long as we can remember. But the fashion world has only recently started to take this trend seriously, thanks to the Instagram influencers spreading the word around. Which of these types of sneakers do you have already? Let us know in the comments!
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