When we notice one specific piece is worn by several fashion girls simultaneously, we predict it’s going to spread like wildfire. And the latest trend to win over the hearts of models, editors and It girls alike is something that totally caught us off guard—Vans Old Skool sneakers. The black canvas shoe with the signature white stripe is making waves as the go-to footwear for street-style stars. And with the sneakers’ casual, effortless skater vibes, it even seems like the fashion set wear it ironically when they style it with contrasting pieces—juxtaposing it against everything from vibrant dresses to edgy leather trousers. We love the cool, surprising factor, and the fact that they prove you can mix casual, affordable sneakers (only $60) with polished, of-the-moment wares. Browse through yo see how style stars wear their Vans, plus get our styling tips on how you can re-create the look for yourself.
Liza Ostanina & Nastya Abramova
Style It With
To give a feminine fashion-girl ensemble a cool skater vibe, replace your pumps with canvas sneakers. Pair the kicks with a metallic pleated midi and a frilly cropped top. Finish off with wired sunnies and a guitar-strap cross-body for good measure.
Gotham Small Shoulder Bag
Metallic Accordion Pleat Skirt
Merino Ruffle Sleeve Cropped Top
Old Skool Sneakers