I’m going to state the obvious: sneakers are having a moment. With everyone from Hailey Bieber to Kate Middleton calling themselves fans, it’s clear that sneakers are a true wardrobe essential for any and every aesthetic. Though plain white kicks are always in the fashion rotation — being mixed into tailored and casual looks alike — updated sneaker trends are constantly dropping. Got a pen? It’s time to take notes.
This season, a few newcomers are taking over the footwear game. For 2022, it’s all about being bold with your sneakers. Neons, color blocking, heavyweight platforms — they’re all in attendance and just waiting to join your athletic-inspired collection.
The most important thing to remember when it comes to how you style sneakers: there are no rules. Tracee Ellis Ross loves rocking neon kicks with polished suiting; Lizzo has worn hers on the red carpet multiple times; and Vanessa Hudgens loves the platform style you wore during the early aughts. Ahead, peruse these sneaker trends and more, along with inspiration from the coolest celebs.
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