This Unexpected Fashion Pairing Is Blowing Up

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It seems each street style cycle has its pick of shiny pennies. The Vetements deconstructed jeans, Cult Gaia’s arc bag, the off-the-shoulder Balenciaga denim jacket, Gucci’s backless loafers—you get the idea. But on the subject of styling tricks, it can be tough to nail down what trends are worthy of praise, which brings us to the topic of today’s style report. After spending countless hours devouring inspiring looks from fashion week street style we noticed that throughout the last several seasons one simplistic pairing has remained consistently on-point: skirts and sneakers. It totally makes sense! The athletic appeal of sneakers balances out the feminine aesthetic of a skirt’s silhouette, thus producing a balanced, slightly unexpected pairing. To prove our point we culled a few of our recent favorite outfits and followed up them up with some shoppable pieces so you can make the look your own.

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For easy beach days, a flowy floral-printed midi and white trainers are a solid option.

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Brunching with friends? A gingham pencil skirt with decidedly casual mismatched sneakers strike a surprisingly chic balance.

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Perfect for the 9-to-5 environment a statement top, printed knee-length skirt and classic kicks read laid-back, yet professional.

Snag this statement skirt before it sells out!

Rachel Comey, Delirium Skirt $450

We love the corset embellishment on this versatile skirt.

Sea, Kamille Skirt $380

Add a calming shade of blue to your wardrobe.

Le Fou Wilfred, Silana Skirt $198

Viscose Gingham Shirred Skirt

$475

Tibi

You can’t go wrong with gingham, really.

Style with a band tee and high-top sneakers for a charming weekend outfit.

Whimsy + Row, Paloma Skirt $132

Air Huarache City Low

$120

Nike

Futuristic, but make it fashion.

The classic skate sneaker everyone should have in their closet.

Vans, Authentic Canvas Sneak $50

Deerupt Runner

$120

adidas

Fishnet detailing makes these trainers an easy pick.

V-10 Extra White Swedish Blue Sneakers

$147

Vejas

A perfect pop of color.

Hand Sewn High Semi Cordovan

$660

Feit

Upgrade your high-tops collection with these luxury kicks.