When the movement began to swap the stiletto for the sneaker, we loved the idea! Finally a shoe that can look fantastic AND feel great. How long this would last, was another question. It seems, however that sneakers are the new stayer and this week on the blog we wanted to share with you our fave picks for the trend that is here to stay.
Clunky, orthopedic sneakers reminiscent of your dad’s sneakers are reappearing on runways with a slew of ’90s nostalgia from designers like Balenciaga, and Acne Studios, with Stella McCartney coming out on top with her new Eclypse lace ups. Street style stars are pairing these dad sneakers with polished trousers and feminine skirts and dresses.
Now that your comfortable commute shoes are in fashion, you can leave the pumps at home and wear these trainers all day—even to date night!
Guccify my Sneakers
Since appointing Creative Director Alessandro Michele in 2014, Gucci has risen to white-hot. Michele’s over-the-top use of print, pattern, and graphics were the necessary antidote to years of industry-wide minimalism, but getting in on the fun can require a thick wallet—and the confidence to wear an embroidered grandma cardigan.
The Gucci New Ace sneaker has become the shoe to own, not only because it’s super cool and comes in an array of options to suit every person and personality but they are extremely comfortable.
Bring a bold attitude and natural confidence to summer with the new sporty take on our iconic Elyse shoe. The Sneak-Elyse is lightweight with a playful edge. The Sneak-Elyse is lightweight with a playful edge, combining classic sneaker elements with the modern facets of the Elyse. Statement-making platforms step up the energy with graphic stripes in red and blue or blue and black for the confident Stella woman.
Plus, all Stella McCartney shoes are created entirely from non-leather, cruelty-free materials, the shoe stays true to her vegetarian philosophy. What’s not to love?!