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Combining sneakers with dress: The best outfit combinations for your summer look!

The times when sneakers were only worn with jeans and sandals with dresses are long gone. Because today we wear our comfortable sneakers with any outfit – from elegant to sporty. How to combine your sneakers with dress, we reveal in today’s article. Get inspired by the summer outfit ideas for the cool styling duo!

Which sneakers go with dresses?

Weiße Sneaker mit Kleid in Weiß kombinieren

In the hectic everyday life, no shoe is as comfortable as the sneaker. The classic sneakers fit every occasion and will simply never go out of fashion. If you want to combine sneakers with dress, generally everything is allowed. Whether sporty running sneakers or the classic models from Reebok, Adidas and Nike – for every sneaker you can find a suitable dress. Even models like the chunky or dad sneakers go well with some dresses and provide a stylish look. High top sneakers are also a popular choice, but are mostly suitable for taller women, as they make the legs look a bit shorter.

Styling tips for the sneaker-dress combo

Sommer Outfit Chunky Sneaker zu Mini Sommerkleid

Pairing sneakers with a dress can be tricky, but if you keep a few things in mind, you’ll surely pull off the look. Here are our styling tips for the sneaker and dress combo.

Tip 1: White sneakers are a must-have

Midi Kleid in weiß mit weißen Sneakern kombinieren im Sommer

There is probably hardly a woman who does not own a pair of white sneakers. After all, white sneakers are particularly versatile and are considered the classic among shoes. And the best part – you can wear them with sporty, as well as more elegant outfits. They combine well with plain, patterned or striped dresses and go well with any season. The white sneakers are even already a popular choice for brides to wear under their wedding dress.

Denim Kleid mit weißen Sneakern kombinieren im Sommer


Which white sneakers to wear with the dress? There is no clear answer to this question. Platform sneakers pair well with a shirt dress, where high tops look great with a babydoll dress. Chunky sneakers might be a bit more difficult to combine with a summer dress, but a model in white looks wonderful on a maxi dress with a summery print. Leather sneakers with a minimalist design, on the other hand, you can wear with almost any dress.

Tip 2: Combine colorful sneakers correctly

Bunte Sneaker zu langem weißem Kleid mit Puffärmeln

If you want to make a statement with the shoes and not with the dress, you should combine them with a dress in a neutral color. After all, colorful sneakers are much more effective with monochromatic clothes.

The situation is different with black sneakers. Models in black like the well-known fabric shoes from Vans look wonderful with a tennis dress or to complete an all-black outfit with black maxi dress.

Tip 3: Choose the right socks

Sneaker zu festlichem Kleid Tipps zum Stylen


As for the socks, it would be recommended to wear low cut socks or no socks at all. If you do wear low socks, make sure they either match the shoes or are a neutral color. The reason you should not wear socks or low cut socks is because it will make your legs appear longer and you will have one less thing to match. However, there are dresses that sneakers with high socks go well with, as you will see in our image gallery.

Combine sneakers with dress: 5 ideas for great outfits

Sneaker mit Kleid kombinieren im Sommer

If you’re on your feet a lot in everyday life, the dress-sneaker combo is simply unbeatable. This gives you the comfortable advantage of sneakers without sacrificing a girly look. But which sneakers go with which dress? Here are 5 great combinations you can’t go wrong with this summer.

Slip dress with sneakers

Gelbes Maxi Slip Dress mit weißen Sneakern kombinieren

The combination of sneakers and a slip dress feels effortless and sporty, but at the same time feminine and elegant. So, a great choice for the ladies who like the sporty and elegant style and don’t want to sacrifice comfort.

Long strap dress in orange with white sneakers

Weiße Sneaker zu elegantem Slip Dress

Black slip dress with lace with colored sneakers

Farbige Sneaker zu schwarzem Kleid Slip Dress

Red strap dress with slit with white sneakers and high socks

Hailey Bieber rotes Slip Dress weiße Sneaker und Socken und Lederjacke

Floral pattern and white sneakers

Sommeroutfit Idee weiße Sneaker mit Kleid mit Blumenmuster

The floral pattern is a classic among summer dresses and will add an extra fresh touch to your outfit. Although a short dress is usually paired with a pair of elegant sandals, you should not disregard the combination with sneakers. Whether the dress has a mini, midi or maxi length, it looks really cool in combination with white sneakers.

Combine patterned mini dress with high top sneakers

Sommerkleid mit floralem Motiv zu High Top Sneaker

Sport sneakers with short puff sleeve dress

Welche Sneaker zu Kleid im Sommer Outfit Tipps

Matchy matchy – coordinated outfits always look great!

Midi Kleid mit Sneaker kombinieren im Sommer

Comfortable and office-ready: shirt dress and sneakers

Sneaker zu Blusenkleid tragen Tipps Outfits

Looking for a stylish outfit that you can wear to work as well as on the weekend? Then try the combination of sneakers and a blouse dress.

Combine classic shirt dress in blue with Adidas sneakers

Welche Sneaker zu Blusenkleid im Sommer

Asymmetrical shirt dress with white sneakers and socks

Blaues Hemdkleid mit weißen Sneakern und Socken kombinieren

Wear high sneakers with black dress

High Top Sneaker zu schwarzem Kleid tragen

Combining a maxi dress and sneakers

Weiße Sneaker zu langem Kleid blau gestreift

Long dresses require high heels? No way! Take a look at these outfits with sneakers with long dress and let yourself be convinced of the great combination.

A colorful maxi dress goes well with a pair of white sneakers

Maxi Kleider mit Sneaker kombinieren knalliges Pink zu Weiß

Tight summer dress with white sneakers

Langes Kleid mit Sneaker kombinieren im Sommer

Combine low sneakers with basic maxi dress

Graues Basic Maxi Kleid mit weißen Sneaker kombinieren

The perfect summer outfit: sneakers with dress with puff sleeves

Midi Kleid mit Puffärmeln zu weißen Sneakers tragen

Puff sleeves have recently made a comeback and are stylishly combined in any season. Is there already a dress with puff sleeves hanging in your summer wardrobe? Then you can wear them with your favorite sneakers. You simply can’t go wrong with classic white sneakers, but colorful and sporty models also work well with puff sleeve dresses.

Bold color combination – green dress with check pattern with gray sneakers

Puffärmel Kleid in Grün mit Turnschuhen kombinieren Sommeroutfit

Casual and chic: combine puff sleeve dress and white sneakers

Sneaker mit Puffärmel Kleid kombinieren im Sommer