5 Sneaker Trends That Will Define Summer 2021

Out of all the shoe styles I talk about here on Who What Wear, sneakers have to be my favorite. First, there’s the obvious: They’re comfortable. Second, they’re such versatile shoes that despite each pair varying in design, you can style each in a plethora of ways. Want to wear the shoes you wore to the gym with your brunch ‘fit? Go ahead. Want to wear them with jeans and a T-shirt? That works too. Sneakers have become more common on the fashion scene recently, even in more formal attire, partially because people just want to prioritize comfort.

While sneakers are the type of shoes that you pair with almost anything, we’ve still done the work of picking out the styles we saw heavily on the runways and on the fashion set more recently. I’ll try my best to wear a pair of heels or two this upcoming season, but let’s be honest—the sneakers below are probably going to get more use.