For a long time I didn’t wear sneakers, except for running. I’m not a Converse girl, and I could never find a pair that was both stylish and worked well enough with my wardrobe to justify the purchase.
And then Madewell arrived.
I was an early adopter on-line, and practically catapulted myself to Soho when they opened their first New York store, about six years ago.
I’ve been a fan ever since, and particularly love the way they stylishly mix their in-house pieces with a carefully selected collection of other brands.
It was there that I discovered Bensimon sneakers. I was immediately smitten with the casual cool, oh-so-French look and vibe, and snatched up my very first pair.
These sneakers literally go with everything, but here are some of my favorite ways to wear them:
How about you? Do you save sneakers for exercise only? Or are they an essential part of your wardrobe? What are your favorite brands?