8 New Ways to Wear Your Converse This Summer

8 New Ways to Wear Your Converse This Summer

 Nothing says classic like a pair of Converse. Wearing the old-school sneakers with any outfit instantly adds a timeless but laidback touch, so it’s no wonder they’re still the go-to for many. Yet, as with any item that’s been in our closets for a significant amount of time, it’s easy to fall back on what we know rather than trying to come up with a new look every time we wear it. And while there’s absolutely no harm in pairing your Converse with your trusty jeans-and-tee combination, they can also be worn with so much more than a fallback look. Keep reading for eight new outfits with Converse you can wear this summer to give new life to your most trusted pair of shoes.

Go For a Throwback With Jean Overalls and a Fresh Pair of Sneakers

Feeling the need to upgrade your weekend look? Combine a white button down shirt and jean overalls with your white Converse for an easy combination you can throw on fast.

Get this look: Topshop Short Denim Dungarees ($68); Everlane The Relaxed Cotton Shirt ($68); Converse Chuck Taylor Shoreline Sneaker ($50)

Dress Down Your Slip Dress With a T-Shirt and High-Tops

If you love a slip dress but don’t want to wear your going-out look all day long, dress it down with some plain black sneakers and a bright T-shirt. Simple accessories like a gold necklace and crossbody bag solidify this as a simple daytime look.

Get this look: ASOS Midi Cami Slip Dress ($29); & Other Stories Cotton Jersey Knit ($25); Converse Chuck Taylor Shoreline Sneaker ($50)

Wear a Structured Blazer With Black Converse for a Casual Take on an Office Classic

Need an ensemble you can take from day to night, stat? Pair your Converse with vintage jeans and a long blazer for a laid-back spin on this business casual look.

Get this look: Urban Renewal Vintage Tuxedo Blazer ($40); Topshop Moto Authentic Straight Leg Jeans ($75); Converse Chuck Taylor High Top Sneaker ($55)

Pair Your Sneakers and Jeans With a Silky Camisole for a Lesson in Juxtaposition

Lingerie-as-clothes is having a moment, and we can’t get enough. And while pairing your camisole with your sneakers probably wouldn’t be your first thought, this look is proof that with just the right pieces, it’s actually a match made in heaven.

Get this look: Levi’s SilverTab Jeans ($69); Missguided Black Satin Lace Insert Cami Top ($17); Converse Chuck Taylor High Top Sneaker ($55)

Give Off Summer Vibes in a Gingham Tank Dress and White High-Tops

Summer break means hot weather, and that calls for your breeziest pieces. We’re loving this gingham tank dress paired with white converse for an outfit that will allow for maximum activities and comfort on even the hottest of days.

Get this look: Lost Ink Mini Dress With Frills in Gingham ($32); Gap Authentic Boyfriend T-Shirt ($20); Converse Chuck Taylor High Top Sneaker ($55)

Denim on Denim Outfit With White Converse

PHOTO: @qitoot

Embrace a Monochrome Look With a White Jacket and Matching Shoes

Stumped on what to wear for the day? Monochrome is always our go-to solution. Throw on your white Converse and add a plain T-shirt and white denim jacket to match. If it’s a cooler day, jeans pair well with this look; if not, denim shorts also serve as a great addition.

Get this look: Levi’s Alternative Trucker Jacket ($128); Reformation Cynthia High Relaxed Jean ($128); Converse Chuck Taylor Shoreline Sneaker ($50)

Athleisure Outfit With White Converse

PHOTO: @heynoots

Put a Spin on Athleisure in a Casual Skirt and Sporty Sneaks

There’s no absolutely no shame in wearing sweats, but when you want to look more put together, your comfy pants and tennis shoes might not do the trick. Instead, opt for a mini skirt made of sweatpants material, and throw on a T-shirt and high-tops for a fashion spin on your typical athleisure look.

Get this look: Calvin Klein Jeans Jersey Mini Skirt ($102); A New Day Striped Short Sleeve Tie Hem T-Shirt ($20); Converse Chuck Taylor High Top Sneaker ($55)

Striped Pants Outfit With Red Converse

PHOTO: @emlhayden

Pair ‘70s-Inspired Pants With Bright Red Shoes for an Insta-Worthy ‘Fit

Just because Converse aren’t a new trend doesn’t mean that can’t help your Instagram grid. Choose a pair in a bold color, and pair them with some chic throwback pieces like flared pants and a baker boy cap. It’s old school, upgraded.

Get this look: Flynn Skye High Waisted Pant ($154); Forever 21 Uh Huh Honey Graphic Crop Tee ($11); Converse Chuck Taylor Low Top Sneaker ($50)

How do you style Converse with your outfits? Show us your looks on Instagram by tagging @cfashionista!

Featured photo by @mmoor.

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