Take your look back a couple decades with these modern twists on classic sneakers.
Modern twists on classic sneakers are having a moment. Jennifer Aniston and Kaley Cuoco are among the countless celebs who've been photographed recently wearing the classic Converse Chuck Taylors, and Adidas Superstars have been spotted on Gigi Hadid, Dakota Fanning, Emma Stone, and other stars. Plus, J. Crew currently has retro sneaker collaborations with New Balance and Vans, Raf Simons recently designed a metallic gold version of the Adidas Stan Smith, and Japanese imprint UNDERCOVER is partnering with Vans on the Old Skool.
In other words, if you haven't bought a pair of retro kicks yet, what have you been waiting for? These sneakers can be paired with high-waisted leggings for a vintage-y athleisure look, with jeans on the weekends, or with business-casual attire at the office. Here are nine of our favorite pairs for sale right now.
Adidas Stan Smith
New Balance for J.Crew 620
Vans Classic Slip-On
Keds Champion Originals
Converse Chuck Taylor All Star ’70 Hi
Throw on these high tops to give your jeans and t-shirt an instantly sporty vibe. The ankle-grazing style is a fun throwback and the off-white shade provides a unique offshoot from the typically stark white sneak. Of course, Chuck Taylors are also available in dozens of other colors and prints.