Last updated on January 10, 2013
Forget Manolos and Louboutins, this season there is only one way for celebrities to find their high heel solution: with wedge sneakers. Hollywood stars aren’t just wearing their favorite pair of sneakers to the gym these days; Lately, they’ve been spotted incorporating sneakers into their wardrobe in a super trendy way.
The wedge sneaker trend took off this fall, creating a new craze for the look that combines the high top sneaker with a chunky, hidden wedge heel, to give stars an extra boost as well as sporty street credibility.
Isabel Marant kicked off the new fashion when her new take on the former basketball favorite paraded as part of her S / S collection. Giving a traditionally masculine shoe an ultra-trendy feminine touch, they are currently taking the world of haute couture by storm. Fashionistas use them to enhance their casual daytime outfit, as a comfortable alternative to a sexy heel. The look has already taken to the streets, with Nike releasing its own swooshed-up version at JD Sports.
So which celebrities are jumping on the new trend? Here are some of the latest stars spotted in the new wedge shoes. Whether they’re casual or dressy for a night out on the town, they rock them all in different ways, giving us style inspiration and proving that this shoe not only looks cool, it’s boot versatile.
Miranda Kerr was one of the first stars to don wedge sneakers, seen walking around JFK Airport in a pair of red Isabel Marants. Pairing them with a pair of black skinny jeans and a button down blouse, she kept it casual while traveling with her son.
It looks like famous moms are all big fans of the new comfy heels. Beyonce paired hers with an all-black outfit as she dated sneaker-obsessed husband Jay Z, while young moms Hilary Duff and Ashlee Simpson also kept theirs dressed. Ashlee paired a pair of Marant wedge shoes with a cool wide-brimmed hat, a grunge plaid shirt, and skinny jeans, while Hilary proved the skinny jeans to be the A-list pant choice for those new shots. foot when she paired them with blue jeans for a day out with her family.
From the streets of LA and New York to the classroom, Twilight actress Dakota Fanning incorporated a cute pair of neutral Marants into her studious look when she showed up to class in New York City. Upgrading her outfit with designer accessories, she paired her light-colored shoes with a high-end white handbag.
But keeping it casual is definitely not the only way to wear it. Leaving her posh salon in Beverly Hills, actress Kate Bosworth ditched the skinny denim look and instead wore her Isabel Marant wedge sneakers with an ultra-feminine sheer skirt.
As the season progresses, I know we’re going to see more and more stars wearing these must-haves, so if you’re looking for some new ways to wear yours, you won’t run out of inspiration.