5 Sneaker Brands For Girls Who Hate Converse


Who isn’t obsessed with sneakers? No one, it seems, which is great for our feet, but not so much when it comes to standing out from the crowd. Rather than relying on the tried-and-true Converse we all grew up in, upgrade to one of these more fashion-forward brands instead. We’ve sourced five swanky sneaks to get on board with now and showed you how to style them for spring.

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Sneaky, Sneaky

Cap-Toe Sneaker


Axel Arigato

Axel Arigato

From smooth suede to metallic accents, Axel Arigato combines minimalist design with trend-right sensibility.

How To Style

The perfect neutral, wear this style with everything from skinny jeans to mini skirts for off-duty chic.

Dyad 7 Sunglasses


Westward Leaning

Soft Leather Shoulder Bag



A-line Skirt



Floral Embroidered Bomber Jacket



Bow Sneakers




For a fashion-forward sneaker, Buscemi offers luxe textures and playful acccents.

How To Style

A feminine pair works well with sleek trousers and colorful accents.

Paris Saddle Bag


Rebecca Minkoff

Pebble Stud



Babaton Lazarus Culottes



Striped Cotton Sweater



Original Achilles Metallic Leather Sneakers


Common Projects

Common Projects

Whether a classic low top or a more embellished take, Common Projects imbues their sneakers with cool-girl vibes.

How To Style

Metallic kicks give an otherwise girly ensemble streetwise appeal.

Peaked Chain Cuff


Eddie Borgo

A-line Denim Skirt



Stripe Bustier


Olivia Palermo + Chelsea28

Annabelle Leather Shoulder Bag



Cotropew Sneakers




From classic canvas to playful prints, Superga feels endlessly fresh.

How To Style

For a springtime look, team a flatform pair with a fresh frock and neutral accessories.

Eclipse Hoops


Lucky Star

Charge Sunglasses


Acne Studios

Braided Mini Tote


Massimo Dutti

Botany V Neck Dress



All Over LA Double-Sole Sneakers


Joshua Sanders

Joshua Sanders

From accessible slip-ons to avant-garde adornments, Joshua Sanders styles embody the quirky-cool aesthetic.

How To Style

Balance a cheerful pair with cropped denim and easy separates.

Double Knot Cuff Duo


Olive + Piper

Alix Flap Shoulder Bag


3.1 Phillip Lim

Lou Cropped High-Rise Flared Jeans


MIH Jeans

Flap-Pocket Suede Jacket



Sleeveless Turtle-Neck Top