As millennials have entered the workforce, lots of processes and traditions have shifted—including how we as a society dress for the office. Gone are the days of stuffy suits and high heels. Laid back, casual work dress codes are “in”.
And, thanks to athleisure becoming the new norm, it’s officially acceptable to wear sneakers to work, ladies. Yes, even to your day job. Corporate dress codes aside, sneakers are the “it” shoe for any office space in 2018—just make sure you’re wearing the right style sneaker and you pair them accordingly.
With so many fun (and comfortable!) options out there, we’ve scoured the internet for the best of the bunch. Don’t believe it can be done? Here are five HR-approved finds to rock in your cube—and what to wear with them to make these sneakers “business casual”. Hooray for no more blisters on your Monday morning commute!
Vans Slip-On Lite
No laces, no fuss—these Vans pair perfectly with dark denim for casual Friday. Just slip them on and go—your feet will thank you for trading in your heels!
Steve Madden Zaander Slip-On Sneaker
Fashion bloggers adore these Steve Madden slip-on sneakers—and so do we. Comfortable and stylishly quilted, they can be paired with dresses, skirts denim and cigarette pants to style down you work look.
Keds Triple Embroidered Crochet Lace-Up
Want to be comfy without sacrificing the art of dressing up for work? Keds offers a ton of “dressy” options—including these Triple Embroidered Crochet Lace-Ups (and the glitter Keds in the Instagram above!).
Sam Edelman Elton Slip-On
Sam Edelman’s Elton Slip-On is the ideal sneaker for the office. By forgoing the laces, you can avoid the traditional sneaker look—which immediately gives off a more professional first impression. But it doesn’t lack comfort—you’re going to love this classic silhouette.
Cole Haan Grand Tour Oxford Sneaker
As Cole Haan’s most breathable sneaker, the Grand Tour Oxford will keep your feet happy all day long. If you’re an intern fetching coffee—or your job just requires that you run around all day—you’ll adore this sneaker-oxford hybrid.
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