How to Wear Shorts With Sneakers, According to the Internet

It's hard to believe, but we're nearing shorts season, and, consequently, swimsuit season. After months of pants and wool tights, it's finally time to show some skin. And what better way than with a pair of cool, casual cutoffs? The classic bottoms have been a staple in every fashion girl's summer wardrobe for years, and that's because they can be worn for just about every occasion, whether it's a beach picnic or a backyard bonfire. Shorts can also be paired with almost everything in your wardrobe—from off-the-shoulder blouses to refined blazers.

Now, when it comes to which shoes pair best with shorts, there is one option that will never fail you: sneakers. That's right—the classic athletic footwear has proven to be a perfect grounding element to every shorts outfit. Just take the below ensembles as proof. Ahead, see every cool pair of kicks fashion girls have worn with their shorts to inspire your summer dressing.

Espadrille Sneakers

Espadrille sneakers are classic summertime shoes you can wear with all your shorts this season.

High-Top Sneakers

For a comfy-cool edge, pair your shorts with high-top sneakers.

Colorful Suede Sneakers

You can't go wrong when pairing your shorts with colorful suede sneakers. Cool soles optional, though highly encouraged.

Minimalistic White Sneakers

A pair of no-fail sneakers you can always reach for? A minimalistic white pair.

Converse Chuck Taylors

Converse Chuck Taylors are an unbeatable classic that pair just as well with your favorite high-waisted mom jeans as they do with denim cutoffs.

Lightweight Knit Sneakers

Whether styled with bike shorts or cutoffs, lightweight knit sneakers are always a smart, stylish choice, especially during the summertime heat.

Platform Sneakers

Step up your footwear game this summer with platform sneakers.

Next up, shop more of the best sneakers for summer.