13 Statement Sneakers to Amp Up Your Everyday

Written by Sally

In my work with Personal Styling & Personal Shopping clients one thing I teach them is that every single piece of clothing, every accessory and every pair of shoes can add individuality, fun, colour, and style to your wardrobe of staples.

If like me, your lifestyle has changed dramatically since kids and the majority of your time is spent running around in flats and you opt for trainers because they are so comfy then this one is especially for you.

Very often I do drop offs in my trainers and have my “work heels” in the car – so that I can chase, run down &  wrangle a runaway dog, errant child or do a mammoth shopping day with a client.

I have been thinking about posting a statement sneaker post for a while but when #SpotMyStyle #realstreetstyle community member @Ritapalazzi – posted these beauties and I regrammed for #shoesdaytuesday I was inspired. Plus with Ms 9 just out of hospital and clients rescheduled out of today I thought I would make the most of today at home and do some research on what  was out there for a variety of budgets.

 

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These 13 Statement Sneakers or trainers are for those who want to add a bit of colour, sparkle or pattern into their wardrobe for an instant style & mood booster combo.  

But although all you need to do is add jeans to these babies and off you go – why not choose a pair that can be styled with a midi skirt, denim skirt, culottes, dress or maxi ?

 

 

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Not sure how to style them ?

Check out my How To Wear: Trainers, Sneakers & Slip-ons with some outfit inspo.

 

 

STARRY STARRY WHITE 
Topshop – $45 AUD 

For those who would love YSL ones but budget doesn’t stretch these are cheap thrills.

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SOPHIA WEBSTER RIKO 

Matches Fashion – $431 AUD 

I have loved Sophia Webster’s heels for a long long time and have never been able to really justify spending that amount of money on heels  … but price per wear on these trainers … hmm I know amazing – be quick though they are selling like hot cakes.

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SOMEWHERE OVER THE RAINBOW 

Y.R.U from Asos $73 AUD 

Rainbow stripe is so on trend then add denim and you have a whole lot of fun and personality. Make like Dorothy and get a little rainbow goodness in your life !

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GOTHIC FLORAL 

Blink now $47 from Asos 

 

For those that love the darker palettes these would make a great statement with all black outfit or neutrals palettes.

 

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POM POM PASTEL 

River Island $64

No budget for Joshua Sanders ? Never fear these are just fluffy wonderlands.

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OCH AYE THE NOO 

Michael Kors Kiltie $179 from Shopbop

 

Love a Golf shoe detail – and it is detachable – this is a great wee alternative to the Stan Smith.

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FLORAL HIGH 

Topshop $48 

I love a high top – if you don’t have any in your wardrobe add a pair – they look great paired with track daks, dresses, and ankle jeans – these floral ones have that ladylike mixed with Tomboy edge. Love them.

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SNAKE HIGH TOPS 

Rag & Bone from The Outnet 50% off $289 

These are for  those who like making statements in the natural palettes or more minimalist inclined. Either way you look at this these are great quality – stunning print and a great price. Love them

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PINK & ORANGE NEW BALANCE 

New Balance from Asos on sale $90

These are a whole lot of fun – love pink and orange together and a great price.

Get in sharpish as sizes are disappearing fast.

 

 

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STUDDED OLD FAITHFULS 

Converse from Office.co.uk $130 AUD 

I remember there was a bit of flash in the pan trend customising your Connies with studs a few years back – well I love it and if you are a Converse fan these sleekified all white with gold studs are a great update on a beloved style.

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MARBLE CORTEZ 

Nike Cortez from Office $91 

First seen in 1972 this classic running so by all accounts Cortez has been what all the cool kids have been wearing over the last year  – forget – Stan Smith and Adidas Superstars. Who doesn’t love a bit of marble ? so hot right now – get  these on sale and work it into your wardrobe.

 

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SHINY PERFORATIONS 

Topshop $41 AUD 

Love the additional metallic and sports luxe detailing on these white chic as chips trainers from Topshop. So cool and so understated.

 

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STAR ESPADRILLE

Stella McCartney from Farfetch $355 (50% off)

The glitter, the combo of colours – the espadrille heel – killer sneakers .. so cool

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Show me how you wear your sneakers or any other shoes on Instagram – TAG #SpotMyStyle #realstreetstyle – because Tuesday or #shoesdaytuesday

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