5 Sneaker Brands For Girls Who Hate Converse

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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

$185

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

$295

Westward Leaning

Soft Leather Shoulder Bag

$115

COS

A-line Skirt

$25

H&M

Floral Embroidered Bomber Jacket

$129

Zara

Bow Sneakers

$750

Buscemi

Buscemi

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

$295

Rebecca Minkoff

Pebble Stud

$38

Mejuri

Babaton Lazarus Culottes

$125

Artizia

Striped Cotton Sweater

$500

MSGM

Original Achilles Metallic Leather Sneakers

$505

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

$225

Eddie Borgo

A-line Denim Skirt

$377

Lemaire

Stripe Bustier

$78

Olivia Palermo + Chelsea28

Annabelle Leather Shoulder Bag

$495

M2Malletier

Cotropew Sneakers

$89

Superga

Superga

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

$70

Lucky Star

Charge Sunglasses

$330

Acne Studios

Braided Mini Tote

$225

Massimo Dutti

Botany V Neck Dress

$97

Oasis

All Over LA Double-Sole Sneakers

$395

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

$28

Olive + Piper

Alix Flap Shoulder Bag

$1,050

3.1 Phillip Lim

Lou Cropped High-Rise Flared Jeans

$270

MIH Jeans

Flap-Pocket Suede Jacket

$100

Mango

Sleeveless Turtle-Neck Top

$52

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