In previous years, the sneaker held its role mostly in the athletic arena. People turned to sneakers for comfort and function when working out, running, walking, or participating in sports. Now with rising popularity of athleisure, sneakers have taken a role as an everyday shoe and a fashion statement. In fact, now some people own several sneakers that serve their own individual purpose – this can range from a go-to running shoe to a designer sneaker.
Women are even pairing sneakers with dresses and skirts- and not just for their daily commute. Sneakers are being worn on many occasions – from a workout at the gym to dinner with friends. The season of the sneaker makes the orthopedic sneaker look appealing and ensures ultra comfort.
But, what sneaker to choose? We have conducted our research on the latest trends and compiled a list of our favorite sneakers for women below. You never know – with the practicality and popularity of the sneaker, you might even choose more than one.
Adidas by Stella McCartney Ultraboost Parley Shoes
You have made a resolution to finally run that 10K. Need a sneaker that can keep up with you? Then, consider this pair of Adidas Ultraboost sneakers. Designed in collaboration with the designer, Stella McCartney this pair of sneakers features a responsive cushioning system, sock-like construction, and appealing design. The product is constructed with environmentally friendly yarn sourced from Parley Ocean Plastic, which is made from recycled waste. A running shoe with a conscience? Brilliant.
Nike Air Max 97 Ultra 17 LX
Nike first debuted this sneaker in the late 90’s and it was a sensation amongst runners and athletes alike. Comfortable and sleek – this pair of sneakers features the patented Max Air technology at the sole, which provides extra cushioning during activity. Nike also added a modern touch to this pair with details like velvet and suede. Ideal for running or daily activities.
Gucci ‘New Ace’ Low Top Sneaker
One of the biggest trends for spring incorporates sneakers into every woman’s wardrobe – whether feminine, sporty, or high fashion. This pair of sneakers from Gucci makes a statement with any outfit. Gucci’s signature equestrian- inspired stripe graces the sides of each shoe and features a lace-up style. The shoe also features embellishments, such as faux pearls and studs, and has a glimmering snake-embossed patch on the back of each shoe. Constructed of Italian leather, this shoe is durable and fashion forward.
Superga ‘Cotu’ Sneaker
Looking for a casual and comfortable every day sneaker? Then, consider this classic Superga sneaker. The ‘’Cotu’ sneaker combines style and function and comes in an array of colors and patterns. The pair features a textured rubber sole, cotton or leather upper construction and logo-embossed eyelets. Perfect for running errands!
Loeffler Randall Scout Sock Sneaker
This past season, sock booties were all the rage among fashion street style stars. For the spring, the sock shoe takes on a more casual look with the sneaker. This sleek pair of sneakers from Loeffler Randall combines style and a sporty feel. The shoe also features colorful striped details and a slip-on style.
Tory Sport Ruffle Sneaker
This comfortable sneaker made its’ debut in the 2017 Tory Sport collection and is making a return this year with new colorful patterns. This sneaker is ideal to throw on with jeans and provide comfort no matter where your day takes you. It also adds a feminine element with a ruffled design around the laces. The shoe is available in several colors – including the on-trend rainbow stripe.
Puma Suede Sneaker
This season brings a return to the retro style of sneakers. The design of this Puma sneaker has a vintage appeal combined with luxe suede construction. The shoe features Puma’s classic stripe design, lace-up style, and a durable rubber sole. The sneaker now offers vibrant-colored hues.
Balenciaga Triple S Sneakers
Fashion industry insiders, models, and celebrities alike are flocking to this designer sneaker with vintage appeal. The fashion industry is calling them ‘the grandpa shoe’ due to the orthopedic look. Fashionistas are wearing them with everything from dresses to suits. This pair features leather and mesh construction, wave details, and a pop of pink. Get yours before they sell out.
Fila Disruptor 2 Lux Leather Sneakers
Remember the 90’s trend that paired thick-soled sneakers with women’s skirt suits and tights? Well, it’s made a return to popularity in 2018. These Fila sneakers
also go well with the trending high-rise ‘mom’ jeans. The shoe is crafted in smooth white leather and features a lightweight design, lace up style, and an eye catching geometric pattern at the sole.
Adidas Prophere Shoes
These Adidas sneakers were inspired by the current popular athleisure trend from around the globe. The shoe features a comfortable OrthoLite sockliner, a knit upper that adapts to your foot, and a rubber outsole.