The It Girl–Approved Way to Wear Dresses With Sneakers

Considering the fact that there’s a handful of outfits that will always look good, you can build a completely foolproof wardrobe for the season if you really put your mind to it. However, if there’s one ensemble we had to pick as our favorite, it would be a dress with sneakers. Don’t get us wrong: We love a good skinny jean–and–ankle boot combination as much as any other outfit, but in case you want to switch things up a bit, this one really takes the cake.

Wearing a one-and-done piece like a dress is already simple enough, but the addition of a pair of sneakers will have you giving off that enviable cool-girl vibe in one easy step. Whether you’re headed to drinks with friends or are jetting out of the house to run errands, we’re here to show you why dresses with sneakers are the outfit formula you should always have on rotation. To prove our point, we rounded up some of our favorite takes on the look from the coolest fashion girls. Check them out below.

A bright-colored dress will go well with a pair of white sneakers.

Turn heads in a striking fuchsia pink hue.

While the weather’s still warm, dress down a pretty floral dress with a pair of low-top sneakers.

You can't go wrong with the price.

Let your dress be the hero of your outfit, complementing it with a pair of classic sneakers.

Nail the season's biggest trend—leather—for less than $50.

Yep, these iconic sneakers are still going strong.

Wear your summer dresses into the fall by layering a thin turtleneck underneath.

Wear this on its own while it’s still warm out, and then layer a top underneath for extra warmth.

For an everyday ensemble, you can’t go wrong with a printed skater dress and an easy denim jacket.

Style these with everything you own.

A silky slip dress with your favorite sneakers is an outfit that’ll never fail you.

Opt for a soft suede pair to wear with your slip dress.

Pair a ruffled, romantic minidress with sporty sneakers for a cool contrasting look.

Wear this every time of year.

It doesn't get much cooler than these.

Feel like mixing up your sneaker game? Rather than wearing your everyday white pair, go for a style that offers a bold pop of color to your outfit.

Give your ensemble some more interest with a sneaker-boot hybrid instead of standard sneakers.

If you want to dress this down, a pair of sneakers will do the trick.

A sturdy pair of white leather sneakers will go with every dress you own.

Play up the contrast of a flirty dress with a pair of chunky sneakers for a head-turning ensemble.

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

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