Seen on everyone from Cara Delevingne to Diane Kruger and Phoebe Philo of Céline fame, trainers have well and truly earned their stripes in the spotlight. And what with Air Maxes, New Balances and Reebok Classics adorning the streets of fashion week as much as a pair of stilettos, there are a whole host of labels to rock.
Need a few trainer styling tips? Dress them down with a sweater, printed trousers and a statement necklace, as D-Superstar Irena does, or, if you fancy something prettier, wear them with a lace dress, like Joanne Christina Lewis.
Whatever you do, the world’s still going mad for the fashion trainer. And with minimum effort and maximum impact, who are we to argue?
By Sophie Haslett