5 Genius Sneaker Outfit Ideas We're Copying From Tracee Ellis Ross

It's 2018, and the sneaker trend is still a force to be reckoned with. While certain shoe styles are slowly making their way into the forefront of every fashion girl's closet—for example, low-heeled boots—sneakers will always be a practical, comfortable, and versatile pick if you're in a footwear rut.

Tracee Ellis Ross is the latest celeb to offer up bountiful sneaker outfit inspiration, and her looks prove that a cool pair of kicks can be styled in so many ways. Take, for example, the dress-and-sneaker combo, an always classic pairing that fuses together a more playful, comfortable piece—a dress—with a cool and casual staple—sneakers.

Or as Ellis Ross demonstrates, the sneakers-and–trouser suit combo is a nice choice when you want something a bit more professional and slightly more weather-appropriate for when the cooler temperatures set in. Inspired to do some sneaker shopping yet? We definitely are. Read on to see the five sneaker outfit ideas we're copying from Tracee Ellis Ross, and then shop a new pair (or two) for yourself.


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A cool pair of sneakers instantly adds an edge to a full-length dress.


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Consider wearing a pair of sneakers with a trouser suit—the perfect business-meets-casual outfit combo.


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Dress down a bold piece for daytime wear by adding a pair of sneakers.


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Stick with a monochromatic base—a white shirt, white pants, and crisp white sneakers—and then add a pop of color on top. 


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Keep the rest of the pieces streamlined and classic when choosing a bold pair of sneakers.

Next up, shop the super-chic, affordable jacket that's officially celeb-approved.

Eva Thomas