I’ve gone full Dad trainer! My sneaker obsession has been brewing for quite a few months now and I just can’t resist the chunky and ever more colourful styles…
I got my hands on a pair of the brilliant Ash Addicts with a Hush discount (they’re stocking the one of the colourways!) and also the selling out fast Adidas Yung 1s – I took a punt on sizing up as my size was sold out having memories of Adidas always fitting too small on my foot. Thrilled as it was actually the right thing to do – I really don’t like this style of trainer fitting too tight on the foot!
The trick to styling these – aside from frayed hem denim, natch – is a pretty, print skirt. I want to call these skirts Danish (which apply perfectly to the Gestuz one I’m wearing and the Ganni ones we all crave!) but actually the most coveted are from a mix of brands, specifically Realisation (the leopard is back in stock btw but going fast!), Rixo and Reformation… Bizarrely just ‘G’s’ and ‘R’s’ then – make of that what you will! For something more mid-priced head to Hush and & Other Stories (love this style – in a range of prints!).
So teaming with a pretty It-style skirt and either logo tee (my ‘Ciao Bella’ tee is now available at A Finer Thread) or simple cotton top (think blazer over the top if you’ve got the height for it, biker jacket if you’re little like me) and you’ve got a very put-together look. I’ve love how Alexis (Style Memos) and Lucy (Fashion Me Now) styled their Jung 1s and Jecky (WantGetRepeat) in her Ash Addicts. I’ve put together a new Pinterest board with this inspo and the trainers I’m loving….
Also I must mention the now available handwoven little basket bag by sustainable brand Stelar – founder Lorna has set up a weaving collective, teaching skills and providing decently paid work while preserving local weaving techniques; do go check out her site.
Also on a sidenote, the sunnies are from super cool sustainable Brighton brand Pala Eyewear which I discovered in Stoke Newington pop-up Ineoss.
Top* | Find Official
Skirt* | Gestuz
Trainers | Adidas
Sunnies | Pala Eyewear
Bag* | Stelar
Photography by myself on Olympus Pen E-PL9 (and tripod!) with 12mm lens. Use BLOGGER10 discount code to buy both Pen and lens here.