8 Going-Out Looks for the Girl Who Doesn't Wear Heels

Remember that one time Kendall Jenner wore sneakers out to her favorite club in L.A.? So do we. The It girl took even us by surprise when she stepped out for a night on the town wearing her go-to pair of white sneaks, proving that flats can absolutely make for a cool-girl addition to any look—even a going-out outfit (genius, right?).

But since we know that nailing the right look can be tricky, we figured a little inspiration might come in handy. The eight trendsetters below have proven time and again that great outfits for clubbing don’t require a pair of heels. So whether you’re simply not the “killer heels” type of girl or you’re looking for some fresh outfit inspiration, we’re rounding out our favorite celeb-inspired going-out clothing combos for flats—dance-floor longevity guaranteed.

Keep reading to see (and shop) eight going-out looks for the girl who doesn’t wear heels.

1. Moto Jacket + Cropped Trousers + White Sneakers

Kendall Jenner Wears Moto Jacket, Cropped Trousers, and White Sneakers



On Kendall Jenner: Balenciaga Textured-Leather Biker Jacket ($2745); Self-Portrait double crêpe trousers; Givenchy Micros Lucrezia Sandy Leather Satchel in Black ($1295); Kenneth Cole Kam Leather Sneakers ($120).

Make trousers feel nighttime-appropriate by adding sneakers and a leather jacket.

2. Funnel Neck Top + Miniskirt + Ankle Boots

Selena Gomez Wears Turtleneck, Mini Skirt, and Ankle Boots


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On Selena Gomez: Pallas Folded-Band-Collar Top in White Crepe ($980); Louis Vuitton bag; Sonia by Sonia Rykiel Sailor Skirt ($170); Vetements Cowboy Ankle Boot ($1750).

Comfortable and chic makes for the ideal combination.

Going out outfits with sneakers: Gigi Hadid



On Gigi Hadid: Adidas Originals track jacket; Adidas Originals Adicolour Firebird Track Pant with 3 Stripe ($66); Saint Laurent Large Monogram Grained Leather Shoulder Bag ($2690); Converse Chuck Taylor High Top Sneakers ($55).

Lean into the athleisure trend by rocking a track suit with classic white sneakers.

4. Textured Coat + Skinny Scarf + Loafers


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On Alexa Chung: Burberry Prorsum Shearling Coat ($10,000) ($4000); Alexa Chung for AG Laura Corduroy Waistcoat ($303) ($181); Alexa Chung for AG Laura Corduroy Trousers ($380) ($190).

Loafers are the ultimate comfy-meets-cool pick if your style is more fashion-forward.

Available in sizes IT40 to IT42. 

Available in sizes 5 to 10. 

5. Suede Jacket + Flirty Dress + Leather Sneakers

Going out outfits with sneakers: Suki Waterhouse



On Suki Waterhouse: Philosophy di Lorenzo Serafini dress; Jimmy Choo Bells Sneakers in Black ($595).

For a more feminine take on the sneakers look, try pairing a floral dress with your favorite comfy kicks.

Karlie Kloss Wears Crop Top, Trousers, and Running Shoes


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On Karlie Kloss: Reformation Kensington Jacket ($198); Rosie Assoulin Matisse Cut Out Top ($1495) and Ziggy Hound’s-Tooth Wool-Blend Trousers($697); Adidas x Kanye West Yeezy sneakers.

If your signature style is more adventurous, try mixing wide-leg pants with a cool crop top and sneakers.

7. Shearling Jacket + Minskirt + Lace-Up Boots 

Bella Hadid Wears Black Jacket, Mini Skirt, and Lace Up boots


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On Bella Hadid: Spitfire Lennon 2 Sunglasses ($36); Saint Laurent Lolita Lace-Up Bootie ($895).

Try an all-black look with edgy boots for a night on the town.

8. Patterned Sweater + Shirtdress + Ankle Boots

Olivia Palermo Wears Sweater, Shirtdress, and Ankle Boots


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On Olivia Palermo: Misha Nonoo Alexa Cotton Poplin Shirtdress ($325); Misha Nonoo sweater; Analeena bag; Freda Salvador Star Leather Studded-Fringe Welt Ankle Boots ($595).

A day-to-night dress and ankle boots make for a chic combination.

Available in size IT40. 

Need more going-out inspiration? Here’s the top style celebs are wearing now.

This story was originally published at an earlier date and has since been updated.

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