Considering the fact that there’s a handful of outfits that will always look good, you can build a completely foolproof wardrobe for the season if you really put your mind to it. However, if there’s one ensemble we had to pick as our favorite, it would be a dress with sneakers. Don’t get us wrong: We love a good skinny jean–and–ankle boot combination as much as any other outfit, but in case you want to switch things up a bit, this one really takes the cake.
Sporting a one-and-done piece like a dress is already simple enough, but the addition of a pair of sneakers will have you giving off that enviable cool-girl vibe in one easy step. Whether you’re headed to drinks with friends or are jetting out of the house to run errands, we’re here to show you why dresses with sneakers are the outfit formula you should always have on rotation. To prove our point, we rounded up some of our favorite takes on the look from the coolest fashion girls. Check them out below.
A silky slip dress is the ultimate versatile piece that can be dressed up or down.
The Line By K Flynn crinkled-satin mini dress ($140)
Nike Epic Phantom React Flyknit Running Shoe ($150)
Yes, you can wear your best party-ready dress with sneakers. Remember: When in doubt, go monochrome.
Rotate Birger Christensen Gathered Satin Midi Dress ($440)
Nike Air Force One Basketball Sneaker ($90)
Yep, neon colors are still having a moment, so you might as well invest in bright green for fall.
Mara Hoffman Michaela Dress ($525)
Reebok Club C 85 Sneakers ($75)
There's nothing easier than a printed dress and sneakers—trust us: You'll save so much time getting ready in the morning.
The Reformation Peach Dress ($198)
Nike Air Max 1 ND Sneaker ($110)
A cute minidress is all the better for showing off your newest sneakers.
Christy Dawn Donna Dress ($198)
Fila Fila Ray Sneakers ($75)
This model punches up a timeless white dress with on-trend neon sneakers to strike the perfect balance.
The Reformation Tori Dress ($198)
Nike Air Force 1 High Top Sneakers ($100)
A breezy striped dress is the perfect match for your favorite black sneakers.
English Factory Curved Hem Striped Dress ($98)
Nike M2K Tekno Sneakers ($100)
A bright satin dress is always a winner in our books.
Raquel Diniz Barbara Draped Dress ($895)
Adidas Supercourt Sneaker ($100)
Blazer dresses are a royalty-approved trend you should definitely try.
City Chic Tuxedo Dress ($129)
Fila Ray Tracer Sneakers ($85)
Black and white never looked so good. Just add a metallic bag for a dose of pizzazz.
Norma Kamali Kamali Kulture Go Turtleneck Maxi Dress ($150)
Fila Boveasorus Sneakers ($80)
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