One Shoe, Five Ways: How To Dress Up Spring’s Low-Top Sneakers

valentino beaded sneaker
VALENTINO beaded sneaker, $3,075. Mansur Gavriel bag, Tibi top, Uribe earrings, Current/Elliott denim.
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Figuring out what to wear with sneakers isn’t exactly rocket science. They can be worn with virtually anything. However, there are a few ways you can elevate the look this season. The key to spring is looking for kicks with added visual pops — think metallics, floral prints or geometric beading.

Below, see five different ways to dress up the low-top:

Pretty In Pink
A feminine floral print is the perfect way to add some sophistication to your look — why not do it in a sneaker? To balance it out, pair it with a darker outfit (think black or navy). Keep the accessories light in matching pastel hues.

calvin klein womens sneaker Calvin Klein Collection sneaker, $895. Victoria Victoria Beckham skirt, Juan Carlos Obandos top, Wouters Hendrix ring, Melissa Joy Manning earring, Gemma Redux choker, Gucci bag. Courtesy Images.

Shine Bright
A metallic sneaker will add instant pop to your look, even to the most casual outfits. We see it worn with denim shorts, a striped shirt and neutral leather bag. Complement the metallic shoe with matching jewelry, though.

raf simons sneaker metallic RAF SIMONS x ADIDAS sneaker, $324. 3.1 Phillip Lim bag, Saint Laurent short, Ray Ban sunglasses, J. Crew top, Maria Black cuff. Courtesy Images.

Ready To Rock
A studded slip-on is a perfect way to release your inner rock chick. To keep the look from being too costume-like, try wearing it with a sophisticated wrap dress in black and white. Clashing metallic jewelry add attitude.

givenchy studded slip on GIVENCHY studded slip-on, $666. Illesteva sunglasses, Repossi ear cuff, Balenciaga bow cuff, Rebecca Minkoff bag, Joseph dress. Courtesy Images.

Refined Boho
A touch of bohemian flair is the perfect look for summer — just don’t go overboard. A beaded sneaker shows your crafty side, but should be paired with sleek denim and a simple top. Keep the jewelry and bags within the same color scheme.

valentino beaded sneaker VALENTINO beaded sneaker, $3,075. Mansur Gavriel bag, Tibi top, Uribe earrings, Current/Elliott denim. Courtesy Images.

Hit The Beach 
If you like going to the beach but not actually swiming at the beach, this look is for you. Velcro sneakers are easy to slip on and off, but should be paired with something more elegant (like a tasteful maxi dress). A straw hat and reflective sunnies polish it off.

common projects sneaker COMMON PROJECTS Velcro sneaker, $450. See By Chloe bag, Isabel Marant necklace, Linda Farrow sunglasses, Eugenia Kim hat, Self Portrait dress. Courtesy Images.

For more “How To Wear” guides, see below:

How To Wear Spring’s Printed Heels For Spring 2016

How To Wear Spring’s Pointy Flats For Spring 2016

How To Wear Below-The-Knee Boots For Spring 2016

How To Wear Mules: Spring 2016 Shoe Trend

How To Wear Lace-Up Heels: Spring 2016 Trends

How To Wear Men’s Brogues: Spring 2016