You wake up in the morning, slide on your workwear, and get to the toughest decision you may make all day: heels or sneakers. Okay, maybe not so tough, because if you’re like us, most of the time sneakers win. Some cool tennis shoes can work equally well with a dress or jeans, and since they’re ridiculously comfortable, you can make it through a full day on your feet.
Still, as sneaker devotees, we try to follow a few rules. No, they’re not set in stone, but these guidelines are actually pretty helpful for making the most of our favorite footwear. Read on for the 10 dos and don’ts of wearing sneakers and to shop a few of our favorite pairs!
If you love something, stick with it! Sometimes there’s nothing better than the classics.
Some sneakers were made to stand out, so wear them with pride.
If you’re planning to wear sneakers to the office, make sure to wipe off any dirt or dust that accumulates.
Sneakers were made to play in, so don’t worry if sometimes they aren’t sparkling.
Show off your cool sneaker style by wearing your favorite office-worthy pair to brunch with your friends.
We love a great sweat session, but the shoes we wear to the gym don’t pull double duty.
Sneakers and socks are a classic combination; show some flair by styling a duo that stands out.
While jeans may seem like the most straightforward pairing, skirts and dresses look great styled with a cool pair of kicks.
While white sneakers will always be in style, colorful styles are a fun way to mix it up.
If you love the latest It sneaker, go for it! But, don’t feel bad to pass on the trends that come and go.