How-To Wear Sneakers
Sneakers are trending, so it’s time to leave those heels at home and opt for something a little more comfortable. Sneakers are cool and simplistic, creating a unique and unexpected element to any outfit, dressy or casual.
Heels.com TOP 5 TIPS to master this trend
TIP #1 For a casual daytime look pair a basic pair of dark denim skinnies, tapered at the ankle are perfect for rocking the sneaker trend. If you’re wanting to be a bit more dressy just adjust the color palette and try sneakers teamed with an all-black ensemble. The real key is confidence anyone can pull off this trend if they are confident in what they’re wearing.
TIP #2 Simplicity is very important when styling your cool-girl look, especially if the sneakers are colorful or graphic. The key is to start with a neutral palette especially if you have never attempted this trend before.
TIP #3 You can wear them with a dress or skirt, just be careful of the length. In my opinion slip-ons work the best, especially for beginner sneaker stylists. These are easy to wear, super chic and go with anything, plus they look great in a leopard print!
TIP #4 Make sure you always cuff those pants and show your ankle a little, otherwise the look becomes sloppy. Since the sneakers are so casual you want to make sure the length and proportions of the denim are on point so your outfit is clean and balanced.
TIP #5 Don’t wear socks, or at least don’t let them show. This again adds an unneeded element to your ensemble which can make your cool-girl outfit appear sloppy.
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OLIVIA’S STYLE RECIPE
Here at Heels.com we admire strong, stylish women and Olivia Palermo is no exception. Working as a blogger, designer and street style star she is definitely one to watch. Olivia runs a successful lifestyle blog http://www.oliviapalermo.com and we are hooked to say the least. Her style is an eclectic mix that never ceases to amaze us, whether she’s rocking Nike trainers or Louboutins, her outfits are always on point. In today’s post we’re breaking down this fashionista’s look in our own style recipe post. To create her look you first need to be open to breaking a few rules. First choose a stand out item such as a statement jacket, and work from there. Olivia loves to mix casual with dressy, so try pairing a pair of leather leggings with a chunky knit sweater for a cool-updated mix of textures. She also loves a great pair of lace up stilettos, which she always wears with distressed denim to create interest. Also try adding bold accessories to amp up your outfits as well by adding statement necklaces, brooches or even fur pieces. We hope this post inspires you to step out of your style box and really stand out from the crowd!
We love a good wedge and anything pink, so this pick for Heel of the Week is perfect! Add a sporty touch to your party look with the Paatra. This super mod style from Iggy Azalea by Steve Madden showcases a pink fabric upper with contrasting black trim. Striped foam layers the 6 inch wedge and 1 1/2 inch platform. Pair these with your favorite black scalloped shorts and a tucked in blouse, and you’re ready for a night out with the girls!