I’ve had a struggle with wearing tennis shoes in cities and on trips. I have always felt too touristy or out of style, but my feet sure appreciate the support and ease of walking in tennis shoes.
I recently consulted with a fashion maven to see what her opinion might be about how to get around a city and still be on trend. What to do?
Her advice was tennis shoes! She had specific brands in mind, depending on your budget…
For the flush of bank account, behold the Lanvin tennis shoe:
Lanvin Suede Sneakers via Barneys.com.
Yes, Lanvin, the French fashion house, makes a tennis shoe! It is adorable, I must admit. So, instead of dropping beaucoup dollars on the stilettos you only wear once a year, why not get your price per wear with a tennis shoe?
Also saw these Golden Goose tennis shoes while perusing the Barney’s site–I like the skater boy look:
Golden Goose Tennie–image via Barneys.com.
Oh the other side of the budget coin, consider Chuck Taylors by Converse. Long worn by hipsters, musicians, and other creative types, Chuck Taylors come at a price point that is definitely easier to swallow. I recently went on the Converse web site and you can even customize your own! I’m debating on a pair of washed gray ones and think I may pull the trigger. Maybe some bright colored ones for summer…
Chuck Taylors via The Finish Line.
Marimekko/Chuck Taylor collab via Zappos.com. Hits the black and white trend!
Spring Time Chucks! Via Zappos.com.