November 30, 2018
Hey beautiful people, welcome back. Today I am so happy to bring you this styling blog post! Dad Shoes, chunky sneaks, whatever you wanna call them I never ever thought I could pull the off. At first, I actually wasn’t too sure about the Dad shoes trend at all. Then, I saw them styled with dresses and It started growing on me. I just love the girly/athletic look combined! Anyways, I finally decided I wanted a pair but I’m picky and didn’t want to spend a fortune on them.
One day I was taking one of my multiple weekly strolls through the isles of Target and I spotted these babies for $25 by Wild Fable! BINGO! I thought about them for a couple days before purchasing and I have to say, these things are SO SO SO comfortable! I am seriously so glad I got them. Now I love them and want to wear them with everything (don’t worry, I won’t – lol).
TBH for a minute after purchasing, I kind of struggled with how to style them. I had to resort to Pinterest to give me some ideas (PRO TIP: I always do this to give me some inspo when I’m struggling). I then put together a few pretty simple looks that I thought were super cute!
This Dad Shoe journey made me realize that it’s not that hard to style + pull off these type of shoes! I feel like a lot of people are discouraged, thinking that they will never be able to pull them off or that they don’t know what to wear them with. So that’s why I wanted to write this post for ya’ll! Here are a few ways I style them..
My favorite way to style them is casual, but that’s because I like being comfortable but who doesn’t?? I paired them with one of my favorite pairs of black stiletto stripe leggings from Yummie, a black crop top t-shirt from Target, my distressed (self-cropped) denim jacket from Forever21, some layered LemonBug gold necklaces and my favorite ASRTD sunnies to spice things up a bit. I honestly feel like you can’t go wrong when it comes to pairing them with leggings. Add your favorite top combo after that and you’re good to go!
SHOP THIS LOOK
LemonBug Necklaces (use code ‘KELCLIGHT15’ for 15% off)
Follow your Dreams Necklace (my collab w/ them)
Classic Choker (I wear this everyday)
I love styling these shoes with dresses! I just think the combo of girly + sporty (like I mentioned before) is so cute. I’ve seen people do babydoll dresses but I decided to go with a black midi dress, faux leather jacket, my favorite mini backpack and the same necklaces are above.
SHOP THIS LOOK
Especially with this jacket combo – LOVE! Shout out to Lauren for helping me style this one. I pair my thrifted high-rise mom jeans with a (tucked in) black fitted turtle neck and this super cute trench style coat from Chicwish. I feel like this would also look super cute finished off with a belt bag or crossbody!
I really hope you guys enjoyed this styling post, let me know if you want more!
Photographer: Lauren Barber
Excellent content!! With so much helpful information, you produce high-quality content that is beneficial to individuals who may visit your site. Keep on posting.
1 Comment on How to Style Dad Shoes