For budget-conscious fashion customers, it’s all about versatility — styles that easily transition from one occasion to another. And with today’s more casual lifestyle, it’s easier than you think to have shoes that do double duty, that can take you from a morning workout to Sunday brunch.
Consider casual styles with an athletic influence — or, in other words, athleisure looks. While they may not have high performance capabilities, they still work for lighter aerobics classes.
Here, FN has done the shopping for you with an offering of athleisure styles.
FitFlop Artknit Lace-Up
You won’t want to take off this super lightweight sneaker that incorporates a contoured footbed with arch support. It’s even received the American Podiatric Medical Association’s Seal of Acceptance.
Vionic Sonnet Slip-On Sneaker
An updated Mary Jane style is given an athletic edge with an adjustable hook-and-loop strap and running-inspired boot. Choose from medium and wide widths.
Vionic Codie Casual Sneaker
This sleek slip-on leather style from Vionic features a removable cushioned footbed for added bounce on city streets and gym floors. And it’s available in medium and wide widths for a customized fit.
Easy Spirit Loungin 2
An easy access clog silhouette is done in a lightweight fabric with synthetic trim and incorporates a memory foam footbed for enhanced cushioning wherever the day takes you.
Reebok Speed Her TR
This training style is versatile enough to run three to five miles or move weights in the gym with its unique frame design for seamless lightweight support and forefoot flex grooves for flexibility.
Propet Wash ‘n Wear Slip-on Knit Sneaker
Don’t worry if your feet sweat during a workout. This lightweight style is done in a soft, breathable knit fabric that’s machine washable. Add a removable foam footbed with arch support and flexible rubber outsole and you’re ready for lunch with the girls or a rigorous workout at the gym.
New Balance Fresh Foam Cruz v1
Although this performance style from New Balance is designed for running, its pretty floral design and lightweight cushioned comfort make it the perfect choice with a flirty dress for lunch at your favorite eatery or an afternoon on the treadmill.
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