Sneakers for Every Type of Girl

I have recently developed a serious sneaker addiction, but can you blame me? There have been so many cute pairs out lately – from running sneakers, to slip ons and casual sneakers, it’s hard to pick just one to incorporate into your wardrobe.

Sneakers for Every Type of Girl

Tip one: Decide what you need the sneaker for (running errands? after work support? exercise?) before you start shopping

Whether you’re interested in finding a sneaker to wear to workout in, to wear casually while running errands, with your favorite sun dress, or just a multi-functional, wear everywhere sneaker, I promise you there is a sneaker out there for you. I recently added a pair of slip-on sneakers to my collection and honestly, I’ve never put my feet in a shoe so comfortable (and cute!) before. I seriously have no idea why I waited so long to get on the slip-on trend, they’re the best. I usually wear my Sperry slip-ons with either cut off shorts (doesn’t look trashy, I promise!) which is perfect when its hot out but I’m not in the mood to wear sandals, or just with a pair of jeans cuffed once and a simple tee.

In addition to my slip-ons, I’ve been wearing my New Balance sneakers a lot, which are also extremely comfortable. New Balance sneakers have been around forever and I also recently added  these ones to my collection, the color choices are just too cute to pass up. These snake skin ones are definitely on my “to-buy” list for the fall, so cute and under $100!
Tip Two: Decide on a budget so you don’t get overwhelmed while shopping

Other sneakers to consider are a classic running sneaker that you can wear running and also pair with jeans if you want, or you could go with a pair of converse which will last you forever and are at a great price point. My grey converse had definitely seen better days but I’ve had them for five years so I’m not complaining!
Tip Three: Ask your friends what sneakers they recommend
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How do you feel about the sneaker trend? What are your go-to pair of sneaks?

 

20 Comments

  1. April 27, 2016 / 12:44 PM

    I love love love sneakers! My all-time favorite is the Nike Rose Run; super comfy and stylish.

    Xoxo,
    Amanda
    Trulyyoursa.com

    • April 27, 2016 / 5:35 PM

      I’ve been itching to get a pair of those into my closet! They’re adorable!

  2. April 27, 2016 / 4:15 PM

    Love the classic/cool look of Converse!

    • April 27, 2016 / 5:35 PM

      Me too! And so many color options!

      • April 29, 2016 / 9:46 PM

        I really love the classic of Converse! So nice and comfortable! I like white color the best.

        • May 16, 2016 / 12:36 PM

          YES! The white are ADORABLE!

  3. April 27, 2016 / 7:19 PM

    I always go to my friend for recommendations on sneakers. A lot of my peers are actually serious athletes so it’s always nice to get their input.

    Lisa Favre
    https://marblecrumbs.com

    • May 16, 2016 / 12:45 PM

      That’s always a plus, they’ll know exactly what to look for in a sneaker!

  4. April 27, 2016 / 9:59 PM

    I love a good comfortable sneaker, especially when I am having a very casual day. Finding the perfect pair is so important!

    • May 16, 2016 / 12:44 PM

      The perfect pair can get you through anything, too!

  5. April 27, 2016 / 10:45 PM

    Great post. I have some white converse and a pair of new balance. LOVE THEM BOTH.

    • May 16, 2016 / 12:44 PM

      Thanks so much Ashley! New Balances and Converse are two of my favorites! I think I need to get a white pair of low top Converse ASAP!

  6. April 28, 2016 / 10:54 AM

    It’s like you KNEW that I have been struggling to find a pair of sneakers that I wouldn’t look silly in…I was fully convinced I wasn’t cool enough to dip into the athleisure trend but now I want to get myself a pair! Thanks for the awesome post! 🙂

    • May 16, 2016 / 12:43 PM

      Oh don’t worry, you ARE cool enough I promise!!!

  7. April 28, 2016 / 12:00 PM

    I loooove sneakers. Converse are my go-to. I’m on the hunt for some bright Keds (or Ked-like) sneakers right now.

    • May 16, 2016 / 12:41 PM

      Sneakers are the bomb.com and Converse are always a good option. Bright color Keds would be perfect for spring!

  8. April 29, 2016 / 2:29 PM

    I’ve been really into sneakers ever since I got a couple pairs over Christmas break! I got one pair for running/working out and one specifically for running errands and going to class. I’m dying for some New balances. Great roundup as always, Rach!

    X,
    Cristina
    cristinawashere.com

    • May 16, 2016 / 12:39 PM

      Thanks so much Cristina! I definitely recommend a pair of New Balances – so comfy and cute!

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