2 Fashion Editor–Approved Ways to Wear Sporty Sneakers This Fall

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For the past year, I've kept my heels stowed away in my closet (except for the few times I decided to get dressed up and drink wine on my couch). Now that I'm (safely) out and about again, you'd think I'd be inclined to take my pumps, stilettos, and kitten heels for a spin, but that's not the case. There's a time and a place for sky-high shoes (a friend's OTT birthday dinner, for example), but on a day-to-day basis, I'm still extremely content wearing any of my go-to sneakers.

As I start to look for new pairs to wear with my fall outfits, I have no choice but to see which styles Lauren Eggertsen, Who What Wear's editorial director, is eyeing for the season. Eggertsen owns more sneakers than anyone I know and even dedicates an entire section of her closet to them. (She's supremely organized.) Currently, she's wearing a pair of cult-favorite Nike Air Jordans from sneaker resale site GOAT on repeat. And guess what: You can snap up this pair and more for 25% off during our Shop With WWW event. For now, see how Eggertsen is styling her new go-to sneakers.




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As someone who's seen Eggertsen's sneaker collection many times (I go shopping in her closet regularly, but that's another story), I'm not surprised she chose this pair. "I'm currently loving platform and sportier sneakers because both add that trendy element to any outfit without much effort," she says. "I'm definitely more of a high-top gal, but I don't discriminate."


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While she's already brainstorming a million outfits to wear with these Air Jordans, her first look is centered around something we'll all soon be wearing on repeat: denim. According to Eggertsen, "Sneakers look so good when paired with baggier jeans. Normally, I would say this is a daytime-only outfit, but lately my love of sneakers knows no bounds. Thanks to this sheer zebra top, I would definitely wear this look to a low-key dinner with friends in L.A." I just hope she won't be surprised if I show up in a matching outfit.


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Something else that stands out on this particular pair? That rich suede fabric. So luxe!


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For a more casual vibe, Eggertsen is opting for an athleisure-inspired look. "Now that I'm back in L.A., my style is definitely a bit more casual. In New York, there was always something glamorous to dress up for, but people don't dress up as much here," she explains.


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These sneakers lean a bit sporty, so they feel right at home with biker shorts and a matching sports bra. "I wanted to shake things up by adding a more polished blazer on top," Eggertsen says. "Oh, and don't forget the pearls!"


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Eggertsen's not the only one who's obsessed with these sneakers. I've spotted so many other people wearing them on Instagram, and I can see why. They're the perfect combination of sporty and trend-forward. And even more importantly, they're insanely comfortable. It doesn't look like I'll be breaking out those heels anytime soon.


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Associate Fashion Director, Branded Content

Michaela Bushkin is the associate fashion director on the branded content team. She is based in Los Angeles and is going on her sixth year at Who What Wear. Michaela has always worked in the content world, previously at Whalerock and The Zoe Report. Her current role involves executing content, photo shoots, and events for fashion brands from retailers to luxury designers and everything in between. She spends her free time online shopping (or "researching" as she likes to call it), reading at the beach, and trying as many new restaurants in L.A. as possible.