You Wear Sneakers Every Week, Here’s How to Make Them Feel New Again

We don’t really need to sit here and discuss the importance of the perfect pair of sneakers. Let’s just cut to the chase. As a fashion person—actually, a person in general—you find sneakers (whether it’s a hype style, a classic iteration, or an athletic pair) are undoubtedly the one footwear staple in your closet that actually gets you through life.

With the wide array of silhouettes out there, you can basically find a pair of trainers to go anything you’re wearing to stay cool and comfortable all day long. But we get it: You may have a go-to sneaker uniform that’s starting to feel a bit uninspired. To that, we culled through images of the street elite to uncover new and creative ways to wear the sneakers you wear every week. Keep scrolling to find your new look and to shop the kicks of the moment as well.


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A puffer, belt bag, baggy trousers, and “ugly” sneakers feel so right now.


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White athletic socks couldn’t be any cooler at the moment, especially with white sneakers and a unique dress.


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Make your white sneakers pop even more with a monochrome ’fit in a very-right-now yellow hue.


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A pair of black leather sneakers looks so sophisticated with a dress and printed topcoat.


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If you really want to go for it with your vibrant athletic kicks, test out a colorful matching-set situation.


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Pairing sneakers with a suit creates a look that’s effortless yet polished. 


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Wear your favorite sneakers with straight-leg jeans, a graphic tee, and an oversize printed coat for a weekend look.


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If you can pull off sneakers at work, try them with a midi dress and add a blazer. Note: Rolling up the sleeves of the blazer to showcase the sleeves of the dress is very forward.


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For a modern look, go for a long floral dress, a bum bag, and your white sneakers.


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Switch it up and pair your Vans with loose trousers, a turtleneck, and a structured blazer. 

Next up: Check out this season's best party shoes.

Market Director

Bobby Schuessler is a fashion editor with over a decade of editorial experience covering shopping, style, and beauty. He's spent over seven years at Who What Wear, currently leading the market team to deliver highly covetable and convertible content. He creates data-driven shopping guides featuring top retailers like Nordstrom, Shopbop, and Net-a-Porter and is at the forefront of Who What Wear's shopping tentpole strategies, including Amazon Prime Day. He also works on branded content initiatives and appears on camera in video and shopping livestream franchises. He has also worked across a variety of other media brands and fashion retailers like Refinery29, PureWow, Men's Health, and Gilt covering commerce, trend reporting, women's and men's fashion, home, and lifestyle.