Never again should you consider sneakers fodder for only the court––they’re seeing a major resurgence as a go-to for fashion types. We’re sure it didn’t hurt when Isabel Marant designed her kooky-enough-to-work oversized wedge sneakers. And these things are more versatile than they seem––going equally well with casual pants or dresses and skirts. Ready to snag your next pair of sneakers? Click through for our pick of the 10 best, from updated concealed wedges to not-so-plain-jane flat sneakers.
Superga is the classic brand to turn to when you don't want to do the Keds thing. These will go with everything from skinny jeans to sundresses––trust.
$65 at Steven Alan.
Neon is the always-on choice for warmer temps. This high-top sneaker from Vans is so cool, and perfect for helping you reach your summer goal of finally learning how to command a skateboard.
$50 at Nasty Gal.
Think that sneakers can't be feminine? Think again and grab this cool tie-dye pair from Keds. The super-low price doesn't hurt, either.
$45 at Keds.
The meshy texture is perfect for warm-month breathability and that color is killer.
$32.99 at ModCloth.
The New Wedge
Into the sneaker wedge but don't want to do the Isabel Marant thing? Then try this cool pair from the original sneaker purveyor, Nike.
$225 at Barneys.
Cool Kid Choice
Leave it to Kenzo to make a sneaker that practically skirts the label completely––part espadrille, part flatform, this shoe is everything.
$295 at La Garçonne.
Need your high-tops to come with a side of luxury? This Givenchy pair is all you.
$595 at Net-a-Porter.
Another cool mesh choice, these white high-tops are the epitome of casual cool. Utterly effortless.
$395 at Creatures of Comfort.
Want your sneaks to stand out? This medium-blue pair––with a cool, repeating white pattern––should do the trick nicely.
$99.75 at ASOS.
We've long admired Keep Company for it's quiet resistance to typical feminine styles––achieved through a variety of subtly different silhouettes. This is one of their more conventional styles, but it's also very realistic and versatile.
$55 at Keep Company.