The footwear that many feminine celebrities and fashion designers are crazy about now is the wedge sneaker. Sneakers were originally designed for sports and daily activities like body exercise (gym work, jogging, etc.). A model named Isabel Marant changed people’s opinions about the use of Sneakers. The new sneaker models are more feminine than the originally designed sports Sneakers, by combining with sneaker wedges. The design now is preferred by many women and it’s among the popular, trendy footwear across the global.
Well let’s believe that we all love Wedge Sneakers, and sometimes you may want to look a little taller.
Wedge Sneakers have a hidden lift in the heel which will make you look taller. Many ladies will love this trend but aren’t sure what to wear with it and how to style it for a glamorous outfit. Well we will share with you the different ways to wear and style Wedge Sneakers.
Just like ordinary Sneakers, Wedge Sneakers are casual wear therefore you should save them for casual wear especially in the evening or on weekends.
Wedge Sneakers look best with pants especially skinny or fitted pants; look good with shorts like denim shorts or khaki shorts and sometimes can be worn with dresses and skirts but not with all kind of dresses and skirts just a few special ones especially short ones.
Many ladies say and it has been confirmed that Sneakers are the most comfortable shoes. Some shoes like heels especially high heels may hurt your feet when worn for a long time especially when walking in them. At the end of the day, you just pray to reach home and get them off your feet immediately and other ladies can’t wait to reach their homes, they get them off their feet along the way. That’s why I love Sneakers especially Wedge Sneakers coz of their comfort and will save you the burden of carrying others pairs of shoes or carrying your heels in your hands and walk barefooted.
Many people and celebrities like Beyoncé, Rihanna, Nicki Minaj, and Ciara have embraced the trend, wearing wedge sneakers to accent their casual looks. Wedge Sneakers can be worn with shorts, jeans, skirts, leggings, tight/fitted pants and dresses.
What to Wear With Wedge Sneakers
Wedge Sneakers with Skinny Jeans
You can wear wedge sneakers with tight skinny jeans. This is the most common casual outfit with wedge sneakers. It’s the easiest outfit to style coz it will only require you to choose any color of your skinny jean, a t-shirt, sweater, or a jacket. That’s all you need. For instance you may opt for a red jean, team it with a white sleeved or sleeveless t-shirt and a brown or black leather jacket. Black wedge sneakers will look good when teamed with this outfit. Since it’s a casual outfit, a few armlets and a simple shoulder-bag will be just enough to finish this outfit.
Alternatively you can pair a grey fitted t-shirt with a black or dark-blue skinny jean and wedge sneakers. This outfit will look glamorous on you when the wedge sneakers are either black or black with white strips. Sunglasses, armlets flatter the outfit and shouldn’t be left out. Depending on the weather, complement the outfit with a leather jacket and finish it with a simple necklace and a shoulder-bag.
Depending on the look you want to create, try styling wedges sneakers with skinny jeans as depicted by the ladies below in their different style.
Wedge Sneakers with Tight Pants
Just like with skinny jeans, tight pants can also be worn with wedge Sneakers. The only distinguishing feature in the two trends is that with tight pants, a jacket or sweater is a MUST. First choose a pair of brownish tight pant, a tee, and a good looking sweater/jacket preferably white-black in color. Team the outfit with a brown leather handbag, brown earrings. Finish the outfit with brownish wedge sneakers to match with the pants and the handbag. You will be good to for a casual walk or “happening”.
Wedge Sneakers with Shorts
Personally am a lady and I love shorts especially denim shorts.
I wear my denim black short with a white blouse (sometimes with my boyfriend’s plaid shirt) and black wedge sneakers. Wow they look good on me coz I am of medium height with dark hair. I team the outfit with several armlets, necklace and sunglass. I mainly wear like this when going for an evening walk, visit friends on weekends and sometimes when going for shopping in the evening. You too can wear like me and you will look trendy in wedges and denim shorts.
Alternatively you may not be a lover of blouse or shirts; you can opt for a fitted V-neck top teamed with a jacket. For instance a brownish top teamed with a white sweater and a pair of denim shorts. This outfit can be complimented with a shoulder bag, simple necklace and shades. Finish the outfit with brown wedge sneakers and you will be ready for a casual evening wear.
Wedge Sneakers with Skirts
With skirts, it’s a little tricky to style them with wedge sneakers. It requires ladies with nice legs coz only short skirts will look good when paired with wedge Sneakers. Maxi skirts, I wouldn’t recommend to wear them with wedge sneakers. Choose a nice short skirt (preferably above the knee skirts), and team it with a trendy fitted top (say a tee, fitted blouse or a trimmed Cami). Handbags compliment this outfit especially when its color matches with the color of the wedge sneakers. Wear a simple necklace to finish off the casual outfit
Wedge Sneakers with Dresses
Some ladies wear wedge sneakers with short trendy dresses. Personally I wouldn’t recommend pairing wedges sneakers with dresses unless you can really style them up for a casual outfit. What you need is a dress, wedge sneakers, a simple handbag and armlets. Just style them to depict the look you desired.
Wedge Sneakers with Leggings
Leggings are like tight pants, the same outfits that can be worn with tight pants will work for leggings. First choose a pair of animal printed leggings, a tee, and a good looking sweater/jacket. Team the outfit with a leather handbag, and some simple earrings. Finish the outfit with wedge sneakers that matches with the printed leggings and the handbag. You will be good to for a casual walk or “happening”.
TIPS ON HOW TO WEAR WEDGE SNEAKERS FOR LADIES
When deciding whether to wear a wedge sneaker or not, you need to put into consideration that its bulk therefore you need to balance with the right bottom and top to create an outstanding attire. We will share with you the basic that you need to consider before wearing wedge sneakers. You need to wear the right top, right bottom and accessories with the right and matching accessories.
What you will need to make a complete outfit with wedge sneakers are; wedge heels, skinny jeans, leggings, skirts &dresses, shorts, blouses, tees & shirts, tanks & tunics, jacket, scarves, hats, necklaces & earrings.
DRESS THE APPROPRIATE BOTTOM:
There are many different bottoms that you can wear with wedge sneakers for a casual outfit. We will discuss these bottom wear in detail as we go on.
Dress Wedge Sneakers with Skinny Jeans: Both men and women can wear wedge sneakers with skinny jeans. Skinny jeans will make your legs look longer to flatter with the heavy wedge sneakers. You can make the outfit look stylish by tucking in the skinny jean into the sneaker. This is the favorite and popular outfit with wedge sneakers for both men and women.
Wear Wedge Sneakers With Leggings: You might be like me who likes leggings for evening casual happenings. You can wear leggings with wedge sneakers. The leggings are skinny thus they will make your leg to look slimmer and long hence making the perfect combination and balance with the heavy wedge sneakers. Well it can be a little challenging when choosing the perfect top to pair with this outfit. You can try tops of neutral color such as tunics or tanks. Trimmed Camis and other kind of short tops won’t look great with this attire.
Dress Shorts With Wedge Sneakers: Sophisticated and confident ladies will opt for this outfit. Wedges with shorts look chic and sexy especially when you have nice medium size legs. You can wear your wedge sneakers with denim shorts, or khaki short. You will need to balance the weight on your foot by adding more weight upwards such as carrying an oversize shoulder bag.
Keep It Short: Short skirts or mini dress will be a fantastic option to team with wedge sneakers. The will draw attention away from your heavy wedge sneaker to your thighs. Skirts and dresses that are above the knee will be the best option for this trend. Try dresses or skins in dull /dark colors, or polka dot & floral dresses for a stunning, chic and sexy attire.
Keep It Dressy: Maxi skirts and high-low skirts create an interesting contrast when paired with wedge sneakers. In this outfit, I would recommend opting for High-Low skirts that will expose your thighs (legs) which in turn will reduce the heavy perception towards the bottom of your legs.
Wear Wedge Sneakers With Neutral Colors: It will be a good stylish idea to avoid overwhelming your look with bright or shouting colors. Wear classic denim, black or brown leggings with shouting colors of wedge sneakers. For wedge sneakers in neutral or dark colors like white, black, brown, etc., you can wear them with black, navy blue or red skinny jeans.
DRESS THE APPROPRIATE TOP
Opt For Tees: Tees are the most recommended tops to wear with wedge sneakers paired with skinny jeans or denim shorts. They are easy to style and match especially those in neutral colors like grey or white. You dress wedge sneakers with a denim short or navy blue skinny jeans with a grey tee or tank. Grey will definitely match with the color of the bottoms you opted to wear with your sneakers. Try to wear sneakers in dark or neutral colors like black, white or brown. Your tank or tee should be a fitted one to make a chic casual outfit.
Try Shirts Or Blouses: For ladies who like wearing wedge sneakers with skinny jeans or denim shorts, a fitted plaid or flannel shirt will finish your outfit. Wearing plain white shirts isn’t a bad idea on black denim shorts or skinny jeans to create a casual outfit. For ladies who like wearing blouse, you can wear fitted casual or plain blouses with short skirts, skinny jeans or denim shorts. You will still look great as if you are wearing shirts.
Opt For A Slightly Looser Top: Ladies with thick legs are the winners of this outfit. If you want to draw away attention from your thick legs, wear wedge sneakers with a slightly looser top. This will help you balance out the additional weight of the wedge sneaker making you look tall and slimmer.
Complement the Attire with a Jacket: If you are skinny or plus size with curve in your body, complement the attire with a jack that will help to hide the covers in your body so that attention is drawn to wedge sneakers. You can throw on a black or brown leather jacket which in the end will help you stay warm in case it gets cold along the day.
When choosing the right accessories to pair with wedge sneaker outfit, opt for large and long accessories that will help you balance the weight or heaviness of the wedge sneaker. Among the accessories you can opt for are, scarves, lengthy necklace, attractive hats & bulky earrings.
Keep The Accessories To The Minimal: It is right to wear accessories that will help you balance the weight of your wedge sneaker. But it won’t look stylish if you over accessories the attire coz too much accessories will overwhelm the wedge sneakers and all the attention will be drawn away from wedge sneakers to accessories.
Avoid Color Clash: It is very easy for you to clash the trend with accessories like scarves and hats. Neutral and dark color wedge sneakers look great with polka dot scarves while wedge sneakers in color or prints, wear them with scarves of either the same color or matching color but not with scarves in bold colors. Check out the pictures and images I embedded in this article to inspiration and more ideas on how you can wear wedge sneakers.
WHAT DO YOU THINK ABOUT THIS TREND?
Now that wedge sneakers are back in in style, I would like to know what you think of them. Are you a fun of wedge sneakers or converse shoes?
Would you wear them with feminine accessories and rock them for a stylish look? Do you think wedge sneakers will be in style for a long time or go “out” soon?
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