Shop the trend: How to wear chunky sneakers and where to buy them

Also known as dad sneakers, you need a pair of chunky shoes as the perfect addition to your street-style-inspired outfit.

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Chunky sneakers, also known as “dad sneakers”, are a hot fashion item right now. But the trend hasn’t been welcomed by everyone. Whether you love or hate them, chunky sneakers can actually be pretty easy to style – you can match them with a pretty sundress, a pair of mom jeans and a tee, or some slick biker shorts. You can easily add a “street-style” element to any kind of outfit.

The trend became popular thanks to the Balenciaga Triple S. It’s one of the coolest statement sneakers on the market and has been worn by social media influencers and celebrities. However, the shoes are designer which is why stores like Windsor Smith and Skechers were inspired to sell a cheaper iteration of chunky sneakers. But some brands such as Nike, FILA and Adidas have always been creating shoes that are slightly on the chunkier side.

Nailing a fashion trend has never been easier. Find out where to buy chunky sneakers and then pick up some styling inspiration tips. Here at Finder, we even hand-picked some of our absolute favourite shoes from stores such as JD Sports, Princess Polly and Farfetch.


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Our top picks for the coolest chunky sneakers:

New Balance - 608 Sneaker White/Yellow
New Balance - 608 Sneaker White/Yellow

Princess Polly

Adidas - Originals triple white Falcon sneakers
Adidas - Originals triple white Falcon sneakers

ASOS

Missguided - Double Sole Hiking Sneakers
Missguided - Double Sole Hiking Sneakers

THE ICONIC

Stella McCartney - Eclypse low-top Trainers
Stella McCartney - Eclypse low-top Trainers

MATCHESFASHION

Windsor Smith - Racer Sneakers In White Leather
Windsor Smith - Racer Sneakers In White Leather

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