Sneakerhead: A person for whom sneakers are more than just fashion, it's a lifestyle.
Like many other fashion items, namely, hats and jackets, sneakers can be indicative of its time in history. They have evolved from casual sports shoes to hip-hop essentials and in more recent times, a versatile accessory that goes with almost everything. This one fashion item is found in every modern woman’s closet, they are easy to wear, stylish and last longer than your other shoes.
While we obviously know the benefits of owning a smart pair of sneakers, our favourite fashionistas have taken it a step further with their interpretation of the style. People have started wearing them with almost everything...
With Feminine Dresses
Young debutante Malavika Mohanan paired her classic white sneakers with a flared pink dress, It is definitely a fashion risk since sneakers with dresses can make you look stumpy, but pick the right shoes and keep the length of the dress modest, and you are good to go!
With Flared Maxi Skirts
Sonam Kapoor’s new hubby is definitely a sneakerhead and that trait seems to be getting rubbed off on this fashionable actress as well. Pairing her long maxi skirt with a pair of Nike’s, she kept her look approachable and uber cool.
And The Classic Blue Jeans
Then there are the everyday basics that keep up on our toes! Replacing casual slip-ons with heavy duty sneakers can pay off well, just take Janhvi's style notes on how to up the ante on a pair of simple cropped top and blue jeans.
Here are a few summer ready pairs of sneakers that will get you in this exclusive club of women who love sneakers!
Shine & Colour Block
Add a little bling to your daily solids with these colour-blocked rose gold and blush sneakers. With flatform bottoms, they can be paired with skirts without making you look stubby.
Inspired by Sonam’s look, these slim fit sneakers might become your go-to to change up after a long night of dancing in glitzy dresses and lehengas!
Multi Coloured Slip Ons
We cannot miss a mention to Vans when talking about sneakers, they were the first brand desi teenage girls aspired to buy one day, courtesy: Avril Lavigne!
Adding rich tropical prints to a pair of sneakers will make it a summer shoe special without breaking a sweat!
If you are new to the style and wish to start with a tried and tested look, the classic white sneakers will be our top recommendation.
High Top Trends
Investing in a pair of Jordans may not be our piece of cake right now, but that shouldn’t keep up from owning a pair id badass high tops, we found an affordable one!
While many sneakerheads have already mastered the art of customising their sneakers with doodles and graphics, these printed sneakers will make that job easier for the novices.
Metallics are in! Skirts, dresses, sarees and now shoes, this party-friendly shade is seen slaying everywhere these days!