Whether you're in a committed relationship with the color pink or your closet is stuffed full of distressed jeans, chances are you have a beloved pair of sneakers. Comfort is an innate desire after all, and athletic-inspired footwear offers cozy support that heels simply don't. Thankfully, fall 2014 is the season of the sneaker (or at the very least, the low-heeled shoe), so now is the time to indulge in a set that fits your personality.
Trust me, there's a pair for every style inclination under the sun, from those who love a pair of throwback kicks to those who enjoy an edgier take on footwear. Here are nine sneaker styles to satisfy your craving for fabulous — and feasible — footwear.
Downtown Chic Textured High Tops
For those infatuated with edgy footwear, a textured black wedge sneaker is the way to go.
Ted Baker London Callistri Sneaker, $160, shop.nordstrom.com
Classic Nike Blazers
Get your forest green in footwear form with these uber-classic (and uber-chic) Nike Blazers.
Nike Blazer Mid Vintage Sneakers, $100, jcrew.com
Understated Suede Wedges
If you crave a style to take you from strolling the cobblestone streets of Soho to a casual dinner on the Upper West Side, meet your new favorite sneaker style: streamlined suede wedges.
See by Chloé Lea Suede Wedge Sneaker, $325, shop.nordstrom.com
Trendy Missoni Low Tops
Pepper your look with trendy patterns this season by incorporating them into your footwear. Try these Missoni-designed Converse for a union of two style classics.
Converse X Missoni Chuck Taylor All Star, $85, converse.com
Throwback White Mesh High Tops
’90s kids will appreciate these white mesh Adidas high tops, from their sleek design to their ultra-comfortable fit and the childhood memories they evoke.
Adidas x Stella McCartney Psittaci Mesh Sneakers, $87.50, theoutnet.com
Statement Metallic High Tops
The fall 2014 metallics trend doesn’t have to be relegated to you jewelry or clothing. In fact, a pair of chic silver-embellished high tops may be the perfect union of sporty and couture-inspired.
MM6 Maison Martin Margiela Mirrored High Top Sneakers, $395, shopbop.com
Combat Boot-Style Lace-Ups
If you love a look that reads both insouciant and subtly fashion-forward, snap up these Stuart Weitzman combat-style sneaks.
Stuart Weitzman Zip It, $216.99, 6pm.com
Uber-Preppy Printed Slip-Ons
Lo and behold, there is a sneaker that is simultaneously preppy and avant-garde: Burberry’s Gauden Sneakers. Plus, the plaid print ensures you’ll nail two trends in one with these slip-ons.
Burberry Gauden Flat Slip On Sneakers, $295, bloomingdales.com
Traditional With A Twist Colorful Sneakers
If a florescent dress or pants are too bold for your taste, incorporate a vibrant shade into your shoes. These Superga sneakers are ideal for those who love timeless style with an unexpected twist.
Superga The Man Repeller x Superga Satin Classic, $125, shopbop.com