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Sassy’s Trend Watch: Sneakers

SHK-trendwatch-sneakers-DCGSummer is coming along nicely, and we are just dying to wear the cutest sandals and slippers. But the trend on the block is still sporty chic, so we’re giving the heels and platforms a bit of a break to bring you some of our favourite sneakers. Feeling nervous about how to style these shoe staples? Well, I’ve put together some handy outfit inspirations that you can try sporting this season! Whether you’re actually out on the court or just having an afternoon out and about, sneakers are the style of shoe you need this summer! They’re comfortable, rain and slip-proof, and so easy to wear. What’s not to love?

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Boohoo Frankie Neon Belted Woven Skater Dress, $350; Dorothy Perkins Clutch, $220; BCBFMAXAZRIA Boho Fringe Earrings, $370; Nasty Gal Point it Out Necklace, $215; Turquoise Stone Boho Bracelet, $84

Evvie and Herb
To ease you in, we’ve got a mix between sneaker and stiletto, with Evvie and Herb’s hidden wedge sneaker. This new, luxury brand has created high quality shoes that are still functional and easy to wear with their new range of sneakers. With three styles to choose from, the Nikita, the Daughter’s of Anarchy and the Braidy Bunch, these stylish sneakers are top of the crop! With production houses in Italy and China, Evvie and Herb’s sneakers are made by hand and use only the best craftsmanship.

SASSY GIVEAWAY
It’s your lucky day, because we’ve scored a pair of these exclusive kicks for one lucky ready! Simply drop your details into the form here to be in with the chance of winning one pair of Evvie and Herb shoes (you can even select which style, size and colour you want!) worth up to $4,300!

This giveaway has now closed. Please stay tuned for future giveaways!

SPECIAL SASSY OFFER
Even if you don’t win the giveaway, you can still score these sneakers at a discount, as they’re offering Sassy readers 20% off for the month of June! Simply enter the promo code ‘SASSYREADER’ upon checkout to receive the discount.

Nike

Filles a papa School Sweat Black Cropped sweater with print, $1,680; Reiss Newton Pleated Full Midi Skirt, $1,785; Book Clutch from Olympia le Tan, $8,470Michael Kors Blair Watch, $1,940; Cartier LOVE ring, three bands, $54,005; Marc By Marc Jacobs Cat Ears Ring, $370; Beats Solo HD On-ear headphones, $1,598

Nike Flyknit Lunar 2
Beautiful, light and available in a kaleidoscope of colours, Nike has always been the go-to for trainers. But since they aren’t restricted to the tracks and fields anymore, why not take them out for a spin on the sidewalk? You’d be surprised just how cute and comfortable they are, even for the mall.

Available for $1,299 at Nike stores all over the city, list of them here

Converse

Song of Style for eLUXE Do Epic Chic Tee, $320; One Teaspoon Hunter Bandit Cutoff shortsMiss Selfridges Geo Cutout Ring Pack, $110; Forever New Penny Backpack, $365

Converse Geometric Chuck Taylor All Star
A favourite Converse quote is: “shoes are boring, wear sneakers”. And how right they are! Converse may have a hint of nostalgia to them, but the thought of bringing them back has never left our minds. The classic Converse sneakers are a serious killer with just a tee and shorts, or even a skirt to match. Give them a colourful geometric spin, or even some platforms, and we’re ready for a comeback!

Available for $499-659 at Converse stores and authorised retailers, find one here

vans2Monki Linda singlet, $84; TOPSHOP Moto Pretty Bleached Ripped Hayden Jeans, $585; VOID watch, $1,665Balenciaga Classic City Black, $14,225; Beats Solo HD On-ear headphones, $1,598

Vans Peacock Authentic Slim
Skating shoes aren’t just for skateboarders anymore. Vans have become easy wardrobe staples that are effortlessly cool. Not only are they comfortable, but they now come in a huge range of cute designs! We love the pretty pastel hues and floral prints – perfect for summer. Take your pick from slip-ons, lace-ups and high-tops to go with your denims or even summer dresses. Pair them with a cute pair of sunnies and you’re good to go!

Available for $581 at Vans stores and Catalog, find one here 

Adidas resizedH&M Jersey Top, $91; H&M Dungarees, $390; Skinny Dip London Pop Art iPhone5 case, $155; Monki Hope Sunglasses, $105;  La Mer Collections Black Malibu Watch, $1,145

Adidas Originals ZXFLUX LAB
We can’t get enough of pretty colours and comfortable shoes, so here’s another pair to add to the bag! Adidas has crossed the sphere of football into the world of fashion with four different collections to choose from, including digital prints and weaved textures… colour us smitten! If David Beckham is a fan, then we’re definitely in!

Available for $659-1,000 at ZXFLUX LAB, Shop B, 1-3 Cleveland Street, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong

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Dorothy Perkins Pink Crepe Skater Dress, $260; Moschino Good Girl Clutch, $3,060; Feeling Daisy Chain Necklace, $215; Kate Spade New York Autumn Sunglasses, $1,070; Yves Saint Laurent Rouge Pur Couture, $271

Reebok Garbstore Inferno Blue
Reebok has us feeling nostalgic with their latest crossover with Garbstore, a London fashion store. Inspired by the 80s and retro television, you’ve got a mix of handsome blue and grey with a dash of baby pink to keep things interesting. They may not look that sassy at first, but pair them with a cute dress and you’ve got the classic sporty chic look for a Sunday afternoon out!

Available for $990 via Kapok

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We couldn’t possibly list all the beautiful sneakers that have us walking in style, but you get the idea! Now run along and make sure you’ve got a pair of sneakers to keep you happy this summer!

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About the blogger

 
karenA born and raised Hong Kong child who grew up in the UK and Singapore, I’m a third culture girl that’s passionate about all things fashion, food and fun. While most live the Central life, you’ll find me thrift-shopping and exploring the city’s unbeaten paths for the best bargains! When I’m not busy typing away on my laptop, I always enjoy a good night in with my favourite TV shows and a drink (or two!).
  
Check out Karen’s blog helloabella and follow her on Twitter @helloabella.
 
 
 

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