When we first spot a heel we love on the foot of an It girl or fashion blogger, our first thought is that we want — no, need — it in our own closets. But soon, that lustful feeling fades, and in its place? The reality that those shoes are probably painful and most definitely hard to walk in.
However, there is a silver lining: comfy-cute pairs of sneakers, loafers, and ballet flats that the fashion crowd enjoys just as much. So which styles should you shop in order to dress just like the bloggers who fill your feed? Keep scrolling to find out.
This sneaker pairs well with everything from dresses to jeans and has been a staple within the fashion crowd for a while now. Plus, considering Adidas releases new, slightly altered versions each season, we doubt this style will be going anywhere anytime soon.
Just like the Stan Smith, the Adidas Superstar — aka the “shell toe” — is pretty darn versatile, but the bonus details on the front and sides give it a sportier look.
While Keds offers a variety of sneaker styles, the brand’s most popular option is the Champion Original. These feminine kicks aren’t as bulky as other sneaker styles and give full skirts and dresses a bit of retro flair.
Want to add some height without rocking a heel? Superga sneakers to the rescue! The platform design will give you a boost and manages to give off an edgy vibe, meaning they’re great to rock with band tees and distressed jeans.
It’s so classic and easy, even North West is a fan of this slip-on shoe.
What’s better than buying a cute pair of shoes? Buying a cute pair of shoes while donating a pair to someone in need. That’s the way TOMS works — one for one!
It’s not exactly a sneaker style, but Everlane’s Street Shoe is just as comfy when you’re on the go. Plus, while this style looks and feels expensive, the affordable price tag won’t break the bank.
Sleek, solid Nike Frees and Air Max styles have been spotted on plenty of It girls around town, and when you’re not pairing them with your outfit, you can rock ’em at the gym.
Miu Miu’s lace-up ballet flat is the newest It shoe to take over Instagram and Fashion Week. It combines a classic, tried-and-true style — the flat — with statement-making laces, meaning you can still embrace your inner fashion girl while staying comfy at the same time.