You will never, ever be able to break some people’s addiction to their high heels but there have been some tempting footwear options that have had heels lovers putting aside their vertiginous shoes. It began with the unlikely obsession with wedge sneakers a few years ago and now regular running shoes are catching the eyes of fashion girls thanks to the shoe’s vivid colors and patterns. The latest styles are bold, fun, and too pretty to just save for your daily bi-weekly workouts.
Take a look at 14 pairs of sneakers you’ll want to wear with everything in our closet:
1. Adidas Originals x Mary Katrantzou Flux Tech Jogger Sneakers ($140, Shopbop)
When designers collaborate with sneaker brands, it is practically a guarantee that the outcome will be amazing. Adidas worked with print lover Mary Katrantzou and came up with these whimsical shoes. Look at them closely and you’ll see they have a retro print featuring different sports.
2. Christie Sneakers ($40, Topshop)
If you want a pair of sneakers that works with practically everything in your wardrobe, try these black, white, and silver ones. The textile upper and metallic accents make them interesting but they are still versatile.
3. ASICS Gel Noosa Tri 10 Running Sneakers ($139.99, Macy’s)
Who says that sneakers can’t be girly? These pink ones are. They mix patterns, textures, and colors for a striking finish. If you want to wear them to go running, they have ample cushioning and a mesh forefoot for breathability.
4. LunarGlide 7 Sneakers ($125, Nike)
Make sure the hem of your pants isn’t covering any part of these striking sneakers. The running shoes have a lightweight supportive fit and enough interesting details to make them the standout piece from any look.
5. GoWalk 2 Fuse Sneakers ($62, Skechers)
Sneakers with knit uppers are huge at the moment. Not only do they over more flexibility and breathability, but they also make your shoes look more interesting. Just take a look at these coral and navy ones.
6. Le Coq Sportif Vintage Milos Sneakers ($99, ASOS)
If you’re a vintage fan, you’ll appreciate these retro-inspired sneakers. They mix faux suede accents with a textile upper. The rich red color is perfect for the new season.
7. Saucony Ride 7 Sneakers ($119.95, Shoebuy)
Just imagine how these blue sneakers will pop with a pair of jeans. Not only do they look great but they have lots of features to improve your run including moisture-wicking material and greater flexibility at the forefoot.
8. APL: Athletic Propulsion Labs TechLoom Sneakers ($140, Shopbop)
Serious runners will be pleased to know that these sneakers have a comfortable Propelium midsole that maximizes energy generation. Those who are less inclined to run a half marathon will appreciate the fused space-dye knit upper and contrasting laces.
9. 574 Sneakers ($74.99 New Balance)
New Balance sneakers are frequently spotted on the feet of fashionistas lately. Just look at these and you can understand why they’re popular. They have a retro vibe and come in interesting color combinations.
10. Leather Panel Sneakers ($39.99, Mango)
You know sneakers are huge when fashion brands are adding them to their collections. These blue sneakers with leather panels and a contrasting sole would look great with any of your recent clothing purchases.
11. Reebok Fury Light Animal Print Sneakers ($108, ASOS)
If you want a something different than your usual animal print coat, try these sneakers. They have a gradient spotted print and they’re super easy to slip on and off thanks to the pull tabs on the heel and tongue.
12. Multicolored Sneakers ($69.90, Zara)
If you want a pair of shoes that is interesting but doesn’t completely distract from the rest of your outfit, these are a good option. The multicolored panels make them more interesting than your regular black shoes but the subdued color palette tones them down.
13. Adidas ZX Flu Prism Sole Sneakers ($95, Urban Outfitters)
You don’t need to have your entire shoe covered in rainbow patterns to stand out, sometimes all you need is a well-placed pattern. The blue-gray mesh sneakers make the multicolored soles pop.
14. Cole Haan ZeroGrand Sneakers ($90.85, Nordstrom)
You won’t get sick of these sneakers. The beige, white, and mint green color palette is refreshing and still versatile enough to work with most things in your wardrobe. Just watch out for dirty puddles while you’re wearing them.