1. Shoes, $76.90, from Pedro
Get a step up from everyone else with a pair of chunky sneakers that come complete with a set of extra-padded platforms. Not only do they feel great when you wear them, these kickers pair perfectly with a tailored pantsuit.
2. Shoes, $15.90, from Zalora
Strike up a feminine look with a pair of embroidered satin sneakers. The subtle sheen on the satin adds just that bit of luxuriousness without overdoing the drama, and the floral embroidery helps lift the sneaker design.
3. Shoes, $10.60, from Rubi
Nothing beats a classic pair of white canvas sneakers for work! You can pair them with a black midi dress for a look that’s effortlessly easy, classic and still super stylish.
4. Shoes, $169, from Onitsuka Tiger
Recently released are these low-cut sneakers from Onitsuka Tiger, which features the signature fabric from Sansa Sakiori Koubo. Essentially, the sneakers feature colourful sakiori material – a fabric that upcycles old fabric and combines it in a way that preserves its beauty and colour – and juxtaposes it with the clean, minimalist nature of white rubber.
What you get is a pair of sneakers that you can wear on the weekends as well as to the office with a pair of wide-legged pants and a white shirt.
5. Shoes, $59.90, from Charles & Keith
High-top sneakers give you the illusion of longer legs, which we will never say no to. When worn with a midi skirt, it creates a quirky and fun look. You can also use it to ground a grey pantsuit, so you don’t appear too stuffy.
6. Shoes, $73, from Adidas Originals
Save yourself time and eliminate the need to have to fiddle with your shoelaces with a pair of slip-on sneakers. These beige sneakers are incredibly versatile, and can be worn to a multitude of events and occasions.
7. Shoes, $193, from Maje at THE OUTNET
The bold shot of blue helps to add colour to an otherwise simple sneaker design, and makes this a great option for when you need to stay comfortable without looking sloppy.
8. Shoes, $282, from Acne Studios at THE OUTNET
With these sneakers from Acne Studio, you can choose just how quirky you want to look. Leave the two plastic plaques on your shoes for a cute emoji companion everywhere you go, or remove it and you’ll get a classic pair of sneakers.
9. Shoes, $270, from Marc Jacobs at THE OUTNET
Add a bit of glitz to your morning commute with a pair of black sneakers that feature blinged out chain links on the front. Perfect as a date night shoe, or for when you want to go from the office straight to the bar.
10. Shoes, $89.90, from Zara
Snakeskin not only feels more luxe, it’s a great way of adding texture to your overall outfit. To make it work, make sure you dial back on the rest of your clothing and stick to simple, neutral colours and materials.
11. Shoes, $89.90, from Mango
Featuring sportier lines, you can still rock this pair of sneakers by keeping your outfit simple. Think clean lines, easy silhouettes and dainty jewellery. Add on a messy bun and a bold swipe of red lipstick to finish your look.
12. Shoes, $94.95, from H&M
The bow tie on the front adds a cool twist (no pun intended) to an otherwise simple sneaker shape. Wear with white jeans and a striped shirt for a cool, summer-inspired work outfit.
13. Shoes, $149, from SPUR
The playful ruffles definitely add a little bit of sass to this classic pair of white sneakers. Mirror the ruffles with a ruffled skirt or blouse, and complement with fun statement earrings.