Whether you’re kicking back and savouring the slower pace of life or raring to resume the pace of a life most ordinary, you need the casual shoes that will keep you on your toes for the foreseeable, and by casual we mean trainers.
Constant classics, trainers will always take the top spot for add the finishing touch to your casual outfits (or your smarter ones for that matter). It really begs the question, what are the best trainers to buy now?
Pared back white trainers are a fail-safe option, ubiquitous and always ahead of the trend, box-fresh pairs are a must for elevating the monotony of the casual pieces we’re wearing on repeat. As for platform trainers, they’re the boldest accompaniment to the brightest summer dresses, your back to work tailoring, and your at-home co-ords.
Take a scroll through the latest casual offerings and find imaginative silhouettes, with joy-sparking details and bold platform soles, sumptuous leathers and soothing palettes that will step you into the thrill of the new season and all-year-round. Consider this the hopeful wardrobe refresh we all need …
Alisha: Suede Platform Trainers
In a rich mocha palette the Alisha chunky trainers will instantly maximise every iteration be it casual or smart. Team the velvety suede upper with neutral co-ords or a summer dress laden with a ditsy floral print.
As for what to wear back to work? Platform trainers are made for powerful tailored suits or your culottes and silky blouses.
Alisha: Dusky Pink Platform Trainers
The Alisha trainer in dusky pink brings a whole different energy to your casual repertoire. Like her esteemed counterpart, they’re silky suede upper perfectly balances with the chunky platform sole, wear flatform trainers with your mom-fit jeans and v-cut tees.
Pair the blush hues of Alisha with sweet-smelling spring blooms or as many bouquets as you can handle, à la @amynevfashiondiaries.
Amira: White Leather Platform Trainers
Amira is proof that white doesn’t mean plain. Our white chunky trainers are a minimalist style with a simple paired back silhouette and intricate quilted detailing, enough to take you from casual weekends to evening drinks in the summer.
Bridget keeps her feet firmly on the ground, with a slimmed down cup sole, they’re the type of trainers to slip on when a workout isn’t on the cards.
How to wear them? Style the tan leather trainers with your stone-washed jeans and a slouchy cardigan, as for the black trainers, they’re ideal for matching up with your leather jacket.
Bakerloo: Olive Lace-Up Trainers
Forsaking our casual style for smarter options might be a thought that’s hard to comprehend at the moment, while that thought settles, may we introduce to the our Bakerloo trainers …
In a luscious shade of Olive, these trainers are cut from rich suede with a velvet-like finish and signed off with a white cup sole.
As for styling these trainers, coordinate with your joggers for a little at-home colour-blocking and the Summer months, team with floating floral midi-dresses.