In a year that has undoubtedly streamlined my style to focus on timeless basics that will work for nearly every occasion, black sneakers have made it to my top five wardrobe must-haves. Yes, right up there with my classic white T-shirts and vintage-inspired denim, there they are.
Don't get me wrong. I love a major sneaker trend, too—especially when the number of styles out there is virtually endless. That said, when I need comfortable shoes to slip on at a moment's notice, tried-and-true black sneakers are it for me.
Whether it's a simple pair of lace-ups with my go-to fashion uniform, an updated Nike Air Max style, or a space-age slip-on pair for my athleisure looks, you can catch me wearing these on any given day. But even with my mental Rolodex of looks, I get a bit of sartorial fatigue. And in the process of searching for new ensembles to add to the catalog, I zeroed in on six options you'll want to bookmark stat.
Keep scrolling to see them all with additional shopping recommendations to complete the look.