Long Dress with Sneakers: the Rules of the Perfect Image

sneakers and long dress

Can you wear a long dress with sneakers?

Yes!

Modern fashion trends have proven:it is not necessary to wear high heels in order to look feminine.  For the first time, the trend for the combination of dresses and sports shoes was shown at New York Fashion Week in 2014.

Later, mass-market leaders such as H & M, Zara, Mango used this idea in their lookbooks.

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Sports shoes can be combined with a variety of dresses:

— tight;

— wrap dress;

— dress with ruffles;

A-line style;

— sundresses with thin straps;

— straight dresses.

At the same time, sneakers can be combined not only with sporty and minimalistic clothes, but also with airy dresses with frills.

long dress with sneakers

With each season, the design of the shoes became more daring — in 2019 the most popular model turned out to be “Ugly sneakers”. These are massive sneakers on a volume sole with numerous decorative inserts.

long dress with sneakers

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Modern fashion allows you make experiments — even 5 years ago, the combination of sneakers with a skirt or dress was considered bad taste. However, now some images with sneakers can also be recognized as ridiculous. Models of dresses that can not be combined with sports shoes:

  • Classic evening dresses
  • Dress with a full skirt

Short dresses in the «babydoll» style are combined with sneakers in the presence of a jacket or jacket.

Universal models of sports shoes, suitable for any dress:

  • Short white sneakers without decor;

long dress with white sneakers

  • Sneakers Adidas «Gazelle»;

long dress with sneakers

  • Sneakers Adidas «Superstar»;

long dress with sneakers

For bold style images, choose the popular trend «Ugly sneakers» and «Dad sneakers». You can choose Reebok «Inst Pump Fury» models or more restrained Nike Air «Huarache». The leader in the luxury segment is the Balenciaga brand, whose models can be seen on many trendsetters.

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Long summer dress with sneakers


Summer dresses with feminine cut and delicate floral prints should be worn with neat white or black sneakers, modern sneakers-espadrilles or plain sneakers without bright decor. Massive sneakers are not combined with dresses with thin straps. They can be worn with short sleeves or ¾ long.

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Long shirt dress

Style shirt dress refers to the business, oversize or urban smart casual style. They are characterized by minimalistic accessories. The elongated dress fits massive «ugly sneakers» with geometric decor: massive soles and color inserts.

Find out what types of oversized dresses exist nowadays and how to choose a dress of a loose fit.

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Dress in discreet colors combined with sneakers of white, gray, beige colours. A bag should also complement the image. Ideal: small bags in the style of «minimalism»:of white, gray, brown, blue, dark blue colors. Pay attention to the trendy bags with rings and the current «tote bag».

long shirt dress with sneakers

Long chiffon dress


The more feminine style of dress, the less bulky should be shoes. Wrap dresses , with frills or a belt should be worn with short sneakers on a small sole. White color is universal and will suit any look. As an accent, you can use bright shoes, combining color with a print on a dress or other accessories.

sneakers and dress

Long black dress

Dress above the ankle length can be worn with large sneakers of white, gray or beige color. If the dress is in the floor, «ugly sneakers» will visually shorten the growth. This style should be combined with short sneakers or sneakers of reserved colors: white, black, gray, blue.

long dress with sneakers

Long gray dress


Gray is easy to combine with other colors. The dress can be beaten with massive pastel-colored sneakers or with a lot of color inserts. Shortened sneakers can be of any color. Dark green, dark red or pink, brown look most advantageous.

Dresses with sneakers

Tight dress

Tight midi and maxi dresses can be worn with any type of athletic shoe other than high top sneakers. Solid dresses look good with miniature shoes: plain sneakers, or with popular models of Adidas «Gazelle» and «Superstar» sneakers. Versatile is the white color — it fits to bright, dark and pastel dresses.

long dress with sneakers

A denim jacket or leather jacket can be worn over a feminine, tight-fitting dress. This image is easy to complement the massive sneakers on thick soles.

tight dress with sneakers

More fashionable images with a combination of different dresses with sneakers look on our website.

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