7 Comfy Sneakers That Look Great With Dresses
Can we get a collective ‘hallelujah!’ that wearing sneakers with dresses is actually a thing? Personally, we think some things are just meant to go together. Take for example: fall and football; big hair and Mama’s big personality; Chik-fil-A and Sunday afternoons…(well, we can dream, can’t we?). And if the moral entrepreneurs of Southern ways say that sneakers with dresses are the same, who am I to argue? I can promise you that my oh-so-comfortable feet will not be uttering a word.
When it comes to wearing sneakers with dresses, we usually shy away from sneakers that look a little too capable of conquering a 5k (since we're being transparent about our intentions here). Thankfully, the creators of the athleisure epidemic (God bless ‘em) have come fully prepared with armloads of snakeskin, suede and pastel shades to add just enough chic to your farmer’s market get-up (while, of course, keeping things comfortable enough to dodge the teenage girls who are frankly only at said farmer's market to get a good Instagram shot).
On-the-go Southern women know better than anyone that dressing for comfort is key when it comes to accomodating the South's unpredictable weather patterns. But we'll be darned if we ever sacrifice style in the process. In a marriage of two greats, there are few things we love more than a comfy swing dress or a crisp, tailored shirtdress paired with a pair of fashionable sneakers. Time to send your summer sandals on sabbatical, because we've rounded up the chicest kicks on the block with style and comfort to boot.
Sporty-Chic Slip On Sneaker
Chic with just the right amount of edge, we love these sporty slip-ons for their contrasting colors and commitment to detail.
Buy It: $99.95; nordstrom.com
Adidas Gazelle Sneaker
Step over, Stan Smith. We can't get enough of this unique pink suede version of this year's It shoe that's making a major comeback.
Buy It: $79.95; nordstrom.com
Steve Madden Quilted Sneaker
You can never go wrong with a classic quilted sneaker. From personal experience, these do need a bit of breaking in, but end up being an excellent go-to season after season.
Buy It: $59.95; nordstrom.com
Velvety Suede Slip On Sneaker
Lush velvet and a deep rosy hue makes this the perfect shoe to transition into the fall season in style.
Buy It: $79.95; nordstrom.com
7 New Rules Of Southern Style
Pay attention to these fresh commandments for the modern Southern woman.
Faux-Snakeskin Slip On Sneaker
How faux can you go? We think the faux-snakeskin pattern on this notoriously comfortable sneaker is oh-so-chic.
Buy It: $78.95; nordstrom.com
Leather Fringe Sneaker
This sneaker is anything but neutral with luxurious leather combined with striking fringe detail.
Buy It: $64.95; nordstrom.com
Polished Suede Zipper Slip On
Master street style in a modern, suede version of your classic, polished skate sneaker.
Buy It: $84.99; nordstrom.com