12 cool-girl ways to style sneakers

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Sneakers are the perfect addition to any outfit; they never go out of style and offer the ultimate combination of fashion and comfort. Whether it's the classics from adidas and Nike or the newer statement styles from brands like VEJA and Balenciaga, sneakers are no longer just reserved for the gym. If you’re feeling unsure when it comes to getting dressed without heels, see below for 12 sneaker-friendly outfit formulas to spark your style inspiration.

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1. Pair sneakers with cuffed jeans

Nothing looks cooler than teaming a cuffed, blue denim jeans with a fresh pair of white kicks.


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2. Team sneakers with a midi dress

A pair of sneakers with a midi dress can look casual cool for any occasion. Add large sunnies and a statement bag to complete the look.

Tommy Jeans Icon signature logo flatform sneakers
Tommy Jeans Icon signature logo flatform sneakers

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3. Wear sneakers with leather pants

Nothing looks more chic and stylish than teaming leather pants and coat with a fresh pair of sneakers for winter.


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4. Match lace-ups with denim and a vintage tee

Go for the ultimate in casual-chic with a denim skirt and vintage tee look.


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5. Add sneakers to a long dress

Dress down a sleek maxi or dress up a sundress with a pair of kicks.


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6. Amp up a matching tracksuit with cool kicks

Look comfortable and cool in a co-ord tracksuit and fresh pair of white sneakers like Gigi Hadid.


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7. Try sneakers with double denim

Embrace this season’s latest trend and rock double denim with a pair of white sneakers.

adidas Originals white and navy Stan Smith CF sneakers
adidas Originals white and navy Stan Smith CF sneakers

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8. Wear white sneakers with an all-white outfit

Elevate an all-white outfit with a pair of fresh white kicks to look and feel sophisticated, sleek and stylish.


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9. Sneakers work with culottes too

Elevate your kicks by wearing them with a polished pair of culottes.


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10. Pair sneakers with shorts

The classic model off-duty uniform: denim shorts, white tee, leather jacket and of course, sneakers.


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11. Contrast sneakers with work-friendly pieces

For a sophisticated spin, style your kicks with structured office-friendly pieces like an oversized blazer and cigarette trousers.

River Island lace up sneaker with embossed logo in black
River Island lace up sneaker with embossed logo in black

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12. Match street-style sneakers with activewear

Go back to basics and pair a statement sneaker with your favourite gym gear for the ultimate sports luxe get up.


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