8 Going-Out Looks That Are Better With Sneakers
Sneakers have been making a bid to be the shoe hero in our wardrobe for several seasons. And you know what? They've done a pretty solid job at becoming the go-to pick for our off-duty lives. Although ankle boots and heels are usually the silhouettes on standby for a night out, street style stars continue to prove that trainers can absolutely work for after-six as well. Check out eight ways to pull off your favorite sneakers for your next evening on the town.
Next-Level LBD: Why go for traditional stilettos with your little black dress and jacket when you could opt for sneakers for an even cooler vibe? Exactly. (Photo via Melodie Jeng/Getty)
Tough as Leather: Highlight your trainers with a pair of cropped leather trousers and a statement blazer. (Photo via Christian Vierig/Getty)
Slip Up: Tone down the sultriness of a slip dress with a chill pair of multi-colored sneakers. (Photo via Christian Vierig/Getty)
Lady of the Night: You can never go wrong with an all-black ensemble (always sleek!), but white sneakers actually bring an unexpected contrast to that overall vibe. (Photo via Christian Vierig/Getty)
Mix It Up: Don't be afraid to play with different textures and silhouettes for a fashion-forward feel. Check out this look, for example, featuring satin pants and and a denim jacket with "ugly" sneakers. (Photo via Christian Vierig/Getty)
Spot On: If you're really leaning into the animal-print trend this season, skip your standard ankle boots you'd normally pair with a leopard dress and try athletic sneakers for something totally surprising. (Photo via Claudio Lavenia/Getty)
Layer Up: White sneakers can go with anything, including an ensemble of a white printed dress with a vibrant top layered underneath. Talk about packing a punch! (Photo via Edward Berthelot/Getty)
Bring the Drama: Sometimes it's okay to just push the boundaries, like going for sneakers with an evening gown to really spice it up. You do you. (Photo via Kirstin Sinclair/Getty)
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Bobby Schuessler is a contributing fashion writer at Brit + Co and has contributed to Who What Wear, Refinery29, Lucky, Glamour, Out, Nordstrom, and Barneys New York. When he's not writing about style and shopping, you can find him catching up on the latest Housewives franchise and sipping his go-to drink, a vodka martini with a splash of cranberry and a twist.