10 Trainers That Will Slay With Any Dress

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Rewind to 2006, when Lily Allen made wearing trainers with a big bouncy prom dress a thing. Now, over ten years later (how has it been that long?!), the trend is back thanks to another music and fashion icon: Rihanna.

Riri recently snapped herself rocking a pair of chunky white kicks with a stunning Molly Goddard gown, making us want to wear our comfiest trainers to every wedding from now on. Totally fine, right?


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If you’re as into this combo as we are, then you’ll want to shop some of these — to quote Bella Hadid, lol — “dope” new trainers that’ll look the part with any dramatic gown.

Nike Air Max 95 LX In Rose, £129.95

These Nike trainers are tipped to be one of 2018’s most popular shoes.  With a nod to the on-trend chunky style, it updates the original 95s with a sleeker, more modern look.

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Adidas White Prophere Trainers

Trending high and getting heaps of instalove, the Adidas Prophere is one of 2018s coolest creps.

adidas prophere

Reebok Classics, Leather CLUB C 85 HYPE, Reebok, £89.95

Who says you can’t have comfort and style? These metallic Classics have been worn by Gigi Hadid over the past few weeks and are just begging to paired up with denim.

Reebok silver classics




Vans Old Skool Pale Pink, Schuh, £65

We all became obsessed with the black version last year, but Vans’ Old Skool shoe in pink will give any glam get-up a softer touch.

pale pink trainers sneakers


We all became obsessed with the black version last year, but Vans’ Old Skool shoe in pink will give any glam get-up a softer touch.

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New Look Black Velvet Embroidered Slip On Plimsolls, £19.99

If you’re after something a little more demure, these smart slip ons should do the trick. The embroidery makes them feel less running track, more dinner date.

new look black plimsols



Adidas Originals Superstar, £79.95

These Adidas trainers are a true sporting classic, and they look even better with a flash of on-trend metallic. Plus, you can personalise them for an extra special touch.

Adidas white and gold trainers



Fila Disruptor 2 Trainers, £75

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Big, bad chunky trainers are on trend. Make like Rihanna and go full-on chunky in these 90s-feel trainers by Fila — the perfect contrast to billowing ball gown.

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Converse All Star Ox Trainers in Metallic Gunmetal, £46.99

These shiny yet smart Converse are perfect for dressing up.

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Puma Suede Platform Trace Trainers, Puma, £84.99

Gain some extra height in these platform trainers.  Following on from the success of the Rihanna Fenty x Puma creeper, these chunky creepers will not be missed under any dress.

puma marshmallow creepers



Adidas Forum White Low Top Sneakers, £89.99, Adidas

One of Kendall Jenner’s favourite pairs, these bold trainers will go with literally everything in your wardrobe.

adidas low top white trainers



New Balance FuelCore, Nergize, £60

If you love bold trainers, then get ready to snap up these New Balance bad boys up. Cute and comfy… what’s not to love?

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