Wear sneakers with a dress while staying stylish: 3 golden rules to apply

To enjoy your favorite spring dress without hurting your feet, pair it with sneakers! But not anyhow. Here are the tips to follow to achieve this combo every time.

  Wear sneakers with a dress while staying stylish: 3 rules of'or à appliquer

who said that robes And baskets didn't mix well? Whether you are a collector of short, midi or maxi dresses, or an absolute fan of sneakers, here are our tips for staying chic by mixing styles.

Rule number 1: your color you will match your style

The first step is to choose the color of your pair of sneakers:

  • With a neutral color, you are sure not to go wrong, they will go with your entire wardrobe. Black, white, gray or beige... These all-purpose shades match easily with your printed maxi dresses.
  • Conversely, if you're not afraid to mix strong tracks, dare color clashes . Fuchsia pink with pastel yellow, neon green with turquoise blue… The idea is to have fun.
Emily Ratajkowski in a short dress and white sneakers in New York on May 11, 2023

Rule number 2: depending on the length of your dress you will choose the right sneakers

Now you have to determine the pair of sneakers that will go best with your favorite dress!

  • The lovers of short lengths will prefer wedge sneakers . Good news, these platform models have been popular in recent months. Second alternative: dad shoes , identified at Axel Arigato , Asics or New Balance , which counterbalance the sexy of the mini.
  • If you are team midi dresses, prefer thin and flat sneakers , which lighten the silhouette. At Adidas, the Gazelle where the Samba are perfect, while Cortez by Nike, with their irresistible retro design, are a must among fashionistas.
  • Fan of long dresses? You have the choice. High-top sneakers, like the Chuck Taylor of Converse or low sneakers, like the iconic model of Superga , are sure values. And should allow you to spend the season, well in your pumps.
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Rule number 3: in tights you will think if you are cold

Pantyhose or bare legs? Here, there is no absolute rule, everything depends on the weather!

  • If the temperatures allow it and you're comfortable with bare legs, skip the pantyhose. Instead, you can put on socquettes , invisible under shoes. Or on the contrary, fall for socks that stand out , patterned, colored or which go up on the ankle.
  • It is too cold ? So yes, we have to think about tights , to be given to the shoes and the dress of preference. An opaque or semi-opaque black model, for example, but also, why not, a model fancy , mesh, dotted Swiss or lace. The latest fad of fashionistas: to be tempted by colorful stockings . Their favorites are blue, red, white or purple. And you ?
Source journaldesfemmes.fr