High-Tops Are Back, and Here's How to Wear Them

Though we could probably wax poetic about our love for a pair of Stan Smiths, there’s something about high-top sneakers that’s making us take another look. Be it our love for streetwear or the return of old-school trends, this style is definitely making its way back into the footwear spotlight. Taking athleisure to the next level, this basketball-inspired style will add a new air of cool.

To illustrate our point, we rounded up some of our favorite street style looks featuring high-top sneakers. Swap out your standard everyday sneakers for a pair of these, and they’ll surely make your look stand out.

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Swap out your standard black boots for an all-black pair of high-tops.

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Add a pair of tights under your look to keep your legs warm during winter.

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A simple white pair will look great with any type of print.

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Channel that retro look with tube socks.

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Sandra Semburg

High-tops with a pair of jeans are always in style.

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Styling your high-tops with a skirt is a fun, expected look.

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Pair a summer dress with high-tops for a more casual look.

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Collage Vintage

Basketball-inspired shoes add another level of cool to your look.

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Sandra Semburg

Bright white shoes will go with anything you wear.

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Sandra Semburg

These sneakers are no fuss with any outfit.

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Sandra Semburg

A graphic pair of high-tops will pull any monochrome look together.

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Sandra Semburg

Wear your sneakers with tights for a more formal appeal.

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Sandra Semburg

Need something dressier? A leather option will be just right.

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Go for high-top boots when you want your shoes to be the hero of the outfit.

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