So long, sneakers! Raise your hand if wearing your shoes, an otherwise normal feat, is now a distant memory. With the lockdown and restrictions coming into place earlier this year, the need for wearing footwear diminished, lest you chose to take your sneakers out to round up a WFH outfit (a probability that seems unlikely). As essential work resumes slowly and socially-distanced meets with all precautions in tow begin, in addition to sprucing up for the at-home festive season, you might want to take a peek at how current footwear trends are faring. And we are talking about something without the hassle of lacing up again and again. Yup, slip-on sneakers for women! Luckily, with inspiration derived from the recently concluded international runways, we have ample looks on our radar, ideal for the intimate festivities and casual looks alike. Ready to take the plunge?
From beautifully crafted offerings that you will be donning for days to come to on-fleek flats that are just perfect for everything festive and casual sneakers that are a closet must-have, here’s taking a look at the best offerings to cop this season, along with tricks in how to style slip-on sneakers. Trust us, there is something for everyone!
Smart, classy and never not in vogue, the Adidas Stan Smith has seen a number of changes since it was first introduced in the 60s. From being named after the famous American tennis star in 1978 to now, the kicks have long established themselves as a timeless pair to include in your closet. The vivid shade of yellow sneakers with leather composition come with laces, except that these are still a pair of slip-on sneakers for women that don’t require you to crouch and tie-up every now and then. Wear with your basics, read jeans and tee to make heads turn with the eye-catching yellow colour.
Next in the list of striking iterations is this embroidered version, complete with details visible against a subtle base. In a vibrant colour and comprising woven details, this pair of mules features prominent handiwork and standout elements that make it a striking accessory to add to your wardrobe. Bookmark this pair of slip-on shoes for women for everyday wear or add to cart for teaming with your back-to-work outfit in the foreseeable future.
If embroidered details are what have always enticed you, we have the best news for you. A subtle footwear option featuring eye-catching embroidery, this pair from Luna Blu is a must buy. From pairing well with jeans and trousers to working with dresses and the rest, this pair of comfortable and cute slip-on women’s shoes are a versatile find.
Should you be on the lookout for a pair of designer footwear, we got just the perfect find. Comprising print, hand-embroidered details and a sole made from vegetables, this on-fleek offering from Fizzy Goblet’s collaboration with Rahul Mishra comes in the list of the most stylish slip-on sneakers, the ideal amalgamation of kicks and juttis. From lehengas and anarkalis to indo-western outfits, it is bound to work as the ideal pair for at-home festivities.
Can’t decide on a colour? You don’t have to! Coming with a plethora of colours woven together in a basket weave and a white band around the sole, this pair of comfortable slip-on sneakers is something you can team with your basics and workwear wardrobe alike. If there was ever a fabulous pair you needed to step out in (whenever that is on the cards for you), it’s this!
From Chanel to Prada, this season’s catwalks have had their fair share of shoes that come sans the laces. Elegant and made for walking, this pair of vegan slip-on shoes for women is endlessly versatile, apart from being an eco-friendly find. With criss-cross details often seen in menswear pairs, this easy-going pair of flats is what borrowing from the boys looks like. Team it with your workwear wardrobe in the foreseeable future or wear it with your festive at-home wardrobe.
You remember the dad shoes, don’t you? A major trend since the past two years, the chunky kicks were worn by dads in the 80s and the 90s, hence deriving their name. These stylish slip-on sneakers, courtesy Zara come incorporating a number of colours along with the ease of wear; forget the constant lacing up and all that. Be it your winter wear wardrobe or the transitional wear clothing, the pair is bound to work like a charm with an array of looks!
If you are on the lookout for alternatives in the comfy slip-on sneakers for women category, might we divert your attention to this pastel-hued pair from Reebok that will come in handy for grocery runs, essential walking around the block and more. Be it your track pants or jeans, these are one of the best slip-on sneakers to style excellently with most of your casual wear outfits.
For those who like to keep it chic as well as relaxed, nothing beats the appeal of a pair of ballerina flats. Comfortable for long hours of wear, the flats are a reliable go-to for everyday wear. For those looking to overhaul their footwear closet well in advance, this colour-blocked offering from Oceedee incorporating suede details and an agreeable sole is the ‘IT’ pair for the long run.
And the finale! Textile offerings are no longer restricted to just your apparel and home decor. More sighted in footwear than ever, classic prints and craft details are now taking centre stage in many accessories. Case in point: these fine printed slip-on shoes from Fabindia that feature Ajrakh details in vivid colours and are ideal for festive occasions and to be paired with your outfit for any upcoming intimate wedding.
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