So, here's another bandwagon that I swore I would never jump on, but here we are. It happened with the Gucci fur princetown loafers, and now it's happened with the 'Dad sneaker'. They're marmite for sure, but if you browse instagram as much as I do, then there's no way you would have been able to escape the 'ugly sneaker' trend that is currently making waves in the fashion world. All the fashion elites seem to be wearing them, from It-Girls Gigi and Bella, Hailey Baldwin and Kendall Jenner, to some of the biggest bloggers on the 'gram - it would seem that this is a trend that will be going strong for some time to come. 

They have a chunky silhouette, oversized tongue and often feature a double, or even triple sole, quite a step away from the sleek, streamlined Adidas Stan Smiths and classic Vans that we're so used to wearing. 

Now I don't think I'll ever be able to get on board with the Louis Vuitton Archlight trainers, they're a little too futuristic for me (anyone else think they look extremely cartoon-like?!), but I've been dying for the Balenciaga Triple S, only trouble is, I'm just not willing (correction: not able) to pay the £600 price tag. 

Enter: the 'Pia' Trainer from Missy Empire. The perfect solution for my trend loving but broke ass self. They feature the chunky sole and multi coloured design -. perfect to add a 'sports luxe' vibe to any outfit. 

Here I've mixed the classic with the trendy; I wore my new vintage Ferragamo baby for the first time (isn't she a beauty? What shall we name her? I'm thinking Sylvia...) with the new trainers. I can't tell you the amount of compliments I've had on them! So, move over Balenciaga - I think Missy Empire has fulfilled my ugly sneaker need. 

What do you think of this new divisive trainer trend? Will you be getting on board is this one that you'll be giving a miss? 

Until next time, 
Bisous <3



Top: Na-kd Fashion (Similar here and here)
Jeans: Na-kd Fashion (Similar)
Jacket: Bershka Collection (Similar)
Trainers: c/o Missy Empire*
Bag: Ferragamo (Vintage)
Earrings: Mango

This post is not sponsored. All items marked with an asterisk (*) were kindly gifted to me. As always all thoughts, opinions and creative direction are my own; please refer to my 'contact' page for my full disclaimer.

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