On Tuesday of this week actress Kate Bosworth was spotted walking her dog Happy wearing summer’s most popular tie-dye trend.
The 37-year-old Blue Crush star rocked a padded sleeveless frock paired with white sneakers, both from online retailer Boohoo.
While Kate’s look appeared effortless, styling tennis shoes with a dress is no easy feat. But when done well, it’s a fashion formula that gives you instant cool-girl points. FEMAIL reveals how to nail the combo every time.
Effortless: On Tuesday of this week actress Kate Bosworth was spotted walking her dog Happy wearing summer’s most popular tie-dye trend. The 37-year-old Blue Crush star rocked a padded sleeveless dress paired with white sneakers, both from online retailer Boohoo
Shop it: Tie Dye Shoulder Padded Sleeveless Dress by Boohoo, now $11; boohoo.com. Bucket Hat by Fendi, $685; farfetch.com. Chunky Platform Lace Up Sneakers by Boohoo, now $20; boohoo.com. Watch by G-Shock, $140; gshock.com
CHUNKY SNEAKER + MINI DRESS = SPORTY SWEET
Whether you’re walking your dog like Kate, joining friends for socially distanced drinks or heading back to the office, the dress and tennis shoe combo is always a good idea.
Kate’s chunky platform lace up sneakers (on sale for $20) have been all the rage for the last couple of seasons and they remain relevant because designers continue to release elevated and remixed versions of them.
By pairing the must-have footwear with a leg baring mini dress (on sale for $11) in a trendy tie-dye print, the star offset the shoe’s orthopedic feel.
SLIP-ON SNEAKER + TAILORED MINI = LADYLIKE CHIC
Is one of your favorite restaurants officially back open for outdoor dining? For your next reservation, ditch the heels in favor of the right pair of sneakers.
Sleek white tennis shoes featuring an open back will give you the charm of a kitten-heel mule and the comfort of a gym shoe.
Team the footwear with a polished dress in a fun summer print and elevate the look even further with a few high-end accessories like an embellished headband and a gold charm bracelet.
Shop it: Candy Knotted Headband by Lela Sadoughi, $198; revolve.com. Catalina Ruffle Shift Dress by Cynthia Rowley, now $368; olivela.com. Serenity Charm Bracelet by Voski by JN, $1,075; voskibyjn.com. Flexure Runner Mule Sneaker by Ecco, now $81; nordstrom.com.
JUST LAUNCHED KICKS + FLIRTY DRESS = IT GIRL STATUS
For fall 2020, Gola and Anthropologie collaborated on two exclusive styles available only on Anthropologie.com.
Taking one of Gola’s most popular styles for women, the team at Anthropologie added colors and details (i.e. rainbow metallic accents) to make the style pop for every occasion.
Pair the just released sneakers with a cute polka dot print dress, grab your sunnies and a roomy bag and you’re ready for whatever the weekend has in store.
PRINTED SNEAKERS + PATTERNED DRESS = CORPORATE COOL
Heading back to the office? Your feet might not be ready for power pumps just yet!
Fortunately Keds x kate spade new york just released snake printed leather sneakers that are boardroom appropriate.
Pair them with a dress in a coordinating pattern for a monochromatic look that’s both pulled together and professional.
Shop it: Sunglasses by Versace, now $199.99; sunglasshut.com. Scuba Shift Dress by PrettyLittleThing, $18; prettylittlething.com. Addicted PVC Bucket Bag by Parisa Wang, now $156; parisawang.com. Gola Orchid II Rainbow Sneakers, $90; anthropologie.com
Shop it: Simply Chic Flat Hoop Earrings by Zaxie, $32; zaxie.com. Aubrey Python-Print Shift Dress by Equipment, $295; saksfifthavenue.com. Duxie Melbourne Handbag by Brahmin, $245; brahmin.com. Women’s Double Decker Snake Leather by Keds X kate spade new york, $99.95; keds.com.