Listen, heels are great and all, but sometimes our foot arches just need to kick back and relax. That’s why the rise in sneaker popularity is a glorious, warmly welcomed occurrence. Not only are there tons of different silhouettes, colorways, and miscellaneous bells and whistles that come with choosing a pair of kicks, they also happen to style well with everything from a T-shirt and jeans all the way to a floral midi dress. In other words, they’re crazy versatile, and this summer you should be stocking up on outfit ideas that involve your favorite pair of sneakers.
On that note and in the spirit of effortlessness, we rounded up 10 no-frills looks that still feel delightfully polished and stylish. Many of these only involve a couple of pieces, so you can put them together in 30 seconds or less. Scroll down to discover a new batch of outfits to wear this season and shop our sneaker picks to keep your feet feeling supported and oh so fresh.
For days when you want to look like you put a lot of effort into your outfit but don’t actually want to put a lot of effort into your outfit, simply style your sneakers with a color-block dress. To finish, grab a bright tote to hold the day’s essentials.
If the temperature and humidity are making it feel too hot to wear clothes at all then reach for a little black dress and white sneakers.
Been meaning to try out print mixing? Wear a dotted dress with a gingham blazer and finish things off with a pair of colorful sneakers.
Wear your favorite fancy top with khaki-colored shorts and a pair of high-tops. Easy peasy.
Embrace summer’s tie-dye trend and tuck a printed tee into a denim skirt for a fresh pairing. To finish, white trainers.
Often the best footwear choice when wearing a jumpsuit is a sporty sneaker—add a belt bag to break things up a bit.
A new way to do summer’s white-on-white look, made easy.
In case you were wondering, a soft tie-dye tee and bike shorts do go perfectly with your sneakers.
If your vibe errs on the borrowed-from-the-boys side, then you can never go wrong with a classic white tee worn with distressed denim and Chucks.
If you live in a city and commute to work, consider wearing a pair of sneakers in place of sandals to protect your feet but still keep you stylish.
Up next: The nine best white sneakers to wear with jeans.