6 Ways to Dress Up a Pair of Sneakers When You're Sick of High Heels

by Janelle Yau   |  Sep 20, 2017
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Back in the day, sneakers are only worn for casual weekends or during PE class. Now, you can rock a pair of sneaks from classroom to hangout in a snap! Just in case you needed a little bit of style inspo on how to rock your go-to sneakers in a dressier way, we're showing you six ways on how you can dress up a pair of sporty sneakers—especially when you're sick of wearing high heels to a night out already.

Mix girly and sporty together for a cool OOTD!

Rock an athletic varsity jacket to go with your girly pleated skirt and cap the look off with a pair of sneakers! You can opt to swap your classic whites for a pom-pom version to add an instant dose of cool to your look without breaking a sweat.

Wear a statement skirt!

No matter how basic your OOTD is, you can be sure a statement skirt always does the trick of upping the ante of your outfit.


Pair your sneakers with a suit.

Make a suit casual and perf for everyday wear by matching it with a pair of retro sneakers. Add a scarf and a cool pair of sunnies for extra sass and style points.

Rock a jumpsuit.

Rocking a pair of jumpsuit almost always makes anyone look put together, stat. Wear yours with a pair of sneakers and you’re all set to make a splash.

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Choose metals.

When in doubt, metallic pieces are always, always dressy.

Go back to basics.

Yes, basic pieces can be plain at first glance, but make no mistake because sometimes the simplest piece can make the strongest statement.

How would you wear your sneakers?

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Janelle Yau
Fashion and Beauty Assistant
The Rebecca Bloomwood of Manila. I spend half of my time obsessing about the latest fashion craze, and the other half overthinking and over-analyzing just about anything under the sun. When I’m not busy as a bee playing with fifty shades of pink lippies, you can probably catch me swiping my plastic for yet another pair of shiny, pointed gold flats.
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