After finding this photo of Charlotte Gainsbourg looking super classic-cool in her menswear mix with those Parisian staples Stan Smiths, I looked around for some more chic kicks from sleek and simple to a little more fun.
Here’s a really lively pair of Vans that could make a simple suit or just plain jeans that much more exciting.Eileen Fisher’s simple white pair has an interesting lace situation that makes them perfect for dressier pants. And they’re now under $70.
These color block Pumas remind me of something that Pheobe Philo might wear with her classic pieces.
This Comme des Garçons + Nike collab is quietly cool.
Coach’s yellow-all-over sneakers provide a nice shot of sunny!
These Madewell guys have a slight retro feel without the irony.
The leather patches on this otherwise plain Everlane number gives it a little something without getting too sporty.
If a little bit of height is your jam, these simple suede Adidas are for you.
I love the Velcro straps and old-school red white and blue motif here.
Isabel Marant’s lightning bolt trainers have a glam-rock Bowie vibe.