Need new off-duty sneakers? Here are 9 styles you’ll love

athleisure sneakers
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Need to run errands this weekend, but not sure how to lace up? With Fashion Week in full swing, we think it’s time for a much-needed wardrobe update. Athleisure sneakers are officially a wardrobe staple and we’re happy to report that high-end designers have jumped on the trend along with all the other sports brands.

So without further ado, here are nine sneakers to consider for this weekend. Whether on a weekend getaway, afternoon stroll or busy morning at the farmers’ market, we think they tick all the right boxes.

9 athleisure sneakers for the weekend

Puma

athleisure sneakers round up puma platform core trainers

Fresh on the block, these bright blue suede/leather platform sneakers are the newest style launched by Puma, turning an iconic classic into a modern must-have. Styled with a lace closure for a snug fit, they’ll be sure to keep you on your toes (comfortably, that is) during all of your Saturday errands.

 Shop Puma Women’s Suede Platform Core Trainers

Converse

athleisure sneaker converse high top all star hi top trainers white

You really can’t go wrong with a pair of chucks. We’ve previously raved about the water repellent shoes being the busy girl’s ultimate go-to shoe. After all, weather proof means being ready to tackle the day’s to do list no matter the (climatic) challenges. You can always count on Converse for a classic, essential sneaker .

Shop Chuck Taylor All Star II Shield Canvas High Top

Nike

Nike Sneaker

The quintessential lifestyle sneaker, the Nike NikeCourt Classic Ultra Premium Women’s Shoe feature a sleek design and comfortable fit. They’ll be your go-to for Sunday brunch with the crew.

Shop NikeCourt Classic Ultra Premium

Tory Burch

athleisure sneaker tory burch lace up chace

Combining effortless style and functionality, Tory Burch’s lace up sneakers are made from metallic calf leather. They’re set to be a welcome addition to any athleisure enthusiast’s wardrobe.

Shop Tory Burch Chace Lace Up Sneakers

Saint Laurent

sneaker round up saint laurent athleisure

If one shoe reigned supreme for all fashion bloggers and models this fashion week, Saint Laurent definitely made the cut. These multicolour leather round toe sneakers add a serious dose of cool and rock’n’roll chic no matter your outfit for the day

Shop Saint Laurent ‘Court Classic Sea, Sex & Sun’ Sneaker 

Adidas Originals

 

sneaker athleisure adidas gazelle pastelle pink

We know you probably already have a pair of staple Adidas in your closet, after all, the shoe went from being back-in-style to an all round wardrobe essential. So if you’re looking for a little something different to the Superstar’s you’ve probably worn day in day out, try these Gazelle Trainers in pastel pink (the must-have color in your wardrobe this season) or classic black and white.

Shop Adidas Originals Gazelle Trainers in Pink

Clarks

sneaker athleisure clarks trigenic flex womens light pink

Pastel pink is having a moment, in case you haven’t heard, and Clarks know how to make lemonade out of lemons with these Trigenic Flex sneakers-mocassin combo. Needless to say they are the comfiest, most supportive pair thanks to the footwear engineering technologies and classic moccasin construction.

Shop Clarks Trigenic Flex Women’s in Light Pink 

Vans

sneaker athleisure vans perforated leather slip ons white

Vans’ classic slip on’s are an easy option for a seamless, minimalist look that is both stylish and comfortable. These classic pairs are given a modern twist with the perforated leather and hassle free slip on style.

Shop Vans Women’s Classic Perforated Leather Slip Ons

New Balance

New Balance, sneakers

The new 420 Re-Engineered offers a nod to classic, throwback style with updates to material and color combinations. Wear this classic (and comfortable) sneaker style with everything from jeans to maxi skirts.

Shop New Balance 420 Re-Engineered

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Andrea is a qualified yoga instructor and writer. With an international background, she grew up on a small island in the Caribbean and speaks both fluent French and English. She now enjoys an active life on the northern beaches of Sydney, as an avid enthusiast of all things surf, yoga, travel and photography. Writing is her favourite way to channel her positive energy and hopes to inspire people towards a healthy and fulfilled lifestyle. Andrea graduated from Paris Business School and Australian Catholic university with a Bachelor of Business, and is currently pursuing her post-grad in Journalism at UTS.