16 Cool Minimalist Sneakers to Add to Your Summer Wardrobe

The opposite of the ever-popular "dad" sneakers—you know, the trainers with super-chunky, bulky soles and unpolished details that have become synonymous with the "ugly" footwear trend—are minimalist sneakers. Simple, refined, and sleek in design, the classic and uncomplicated shoe style is a staple piece that everyone could use in their collection because it can be worn with just about everything in your wardrobe—and, most importantly, it's so easy to wear.

While we definitely recommend testing out the bold, so-called "ugly" shoe craze, we're also strong advocates for investing in footwear that can withstand time and trends, and minimalist sneakers certainly rank at the top of this list. So ahead, we've rounded up 16 of our favorite pairs on the market, all of which have a clean design and would certainly lend themselves well to any summer outfit—from a classic floral dress to a jumpsuit.