Come one, come all: Sock sneakers
are well on their way to becoming the season's burgeoning shoe trend
of choice among the fashion set. And for good reason. They're comfortable (just the right amount of stretch, TYVM), versatile, and man-repelling enough to pique our interest for a season or two. Modeled after Balenciaga's
It girl-approved speed trainers, these minimal sock-like kicks featuring a soft knit material are popping up everywhere. Take 'em for a spin with your beloved Levi's 501s
or go full-on athluxury with off-duty joggers for maximum prowess this fall. Swipe through to see how the FROW-ready crowd is styling them, plus our edit of shoppable picks.
Go Bold or Go Home: Shanghai babes know best. She's either rooting for the Lakers or is tryna put Balenciaga's sock sneakers on the grid. (Photo via Matthew Sperzel/Getty)
Balenciaga or Bust: Balenciaga strikes again. Ahem, note the dope styling — we low-key want to replicate this entire head-to-toe lewk. (Photo via Christian Vierig/Getty)
Converse Chuck Knit Sneakers ($100):
Everyone's favorite OG high-top (Chucks, obvi) is back and better than ever. While the same all-star emblem is here to stay, it's the circular knit texture that offers a fun and unexpected twist.
& Other Stories Sock Sneaker ($99):
We'll be teaming these babies (peep the burgundy hue) alongside a seasonal plaid popover shirt and some leather-feel leggings.
Ash Ninja Perforated Sneakers ($198):
Ah, we love a good hybrid running shoe. The mock striped tube sock practically calls for a Champion sweatshirt and trend-right cycling shorts, amirite?
Mango Sole Sock Sneakers ($80):
Between the velcro fastening and extra-cushy sole, these kicks will 100 percent channel comfort at first wear.
Which of these street MVP-approved kicks will you be snagging for fall? Follow us on Pinterest for more style inspo!
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