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7 Days 7 Ways | How to Pull Off Sneakers Every Day of The Week

By Sophia McMeekin - 14 Apr 2015

GG Restaurant
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Torsa
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Saké Double Bay
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camargue
Fortitude Valley, QLD 5 Images
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Pizzeria Violetta
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BLACK Bar
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Say what you want about normcore (the bad Mum jeans, the Seinfeld haircuts), but one thing we can thank it for is that sneakers have now become a legit and acceptable piece of footwear, appropriate at (almost) every occasion you can think of.

While you might need some serious fashion chops to pull off sneakers at a wedding, we do believe you can wear them every day of the week. Yes, we’re advocating sneakers at the office. And no, you won’t get fired.

With a luxe vibe, street cred for miles, and well-heeled fan base, Golden Goose is our pick of the sneeks. When styling, we take our foot cues from a few stylish ladies who aren’t afraid to rock the athleisure trend any ole time.

Monday | Power Lunch at GG Restaurant | Melbourne

Kicks are made for kicking goals, whether they’re in the office or on the streets. While power lunching at GG Restaurant make like Karlie and pair your white sneakers with a modern two piece in a fresh shade, and power accessories so they know you mean business.

Golden Goose Stockists Brisbane

1 & 4: Proenza Schouler Blazer, and Asym Pant at Green With Envy

2. Hardy Aimes Digby in Dark Tortishell, from One Point Seven Four

3. Golden Goose Deluxe Brand Metallic Fuchsia Leather Superstar Sneakers at camargue.

5. Scanlan Theodore Medium Raw Tote in Perla at Scanlan Theodore

Tuesday | Date Night at Sake, Double Bay

The good thing about sneakers is that they take the try-hard out of any outfit. And if there’s ever a time when you want to look like you don’t give a damn, date night is it. It girl Gigi knows a thing or two about sex appeal, and shows us how to dress up a pair of sneakers for a romantic evening. For dinner at Sake Double Bay, I-don’t-care-if-you-like-me jeans and a fresh pair of sneakers are the perfect foil to a form-fitting denim jacket and kissable pout.

best botigues sydney

1. Helmut Lang Stretch Micro Modal Top

2. J Brand Sonny Distressed Mid-Rise Boyfriend Jeans

3. Petite Grand Precious Thread Earring, at Bassike

4. Golden Goose Leather 2.12 Sneakers. Find Golden Goose at camargue.

5. Nars Velvet Map Lip Pencil Collection in Dolce Vita, at Mecca Cosmetica

6. Pierre Balmain Denim Jacket at Balmain

7. Kenzo California Leather Shoulder Bag

Wednesday | Lunch-hour Shop Sesh’ at Torsa | Melbourne

Step out in a matchy-matchy print set, this season’s hottest frames, and a rough and ready pair of your favourite sneakers when escaping the office for a sneaky lunch-hour shop sesh at Torsa. Stock up on said sneakers while you’re there. Cha-Ching.

best boutiques melbourne

1 & 2: Aje Santa Maria Shorts and La Victoria Top, at Aje

3. Golden Goose Superstar Low Sneaker in Grey Metallics at camargue.

4. Rodin Olio Lusso Lip Balm

5. Prism Buenos Aires Sunglasses

6. Status Anxiety Gwyneth Black Cheetah

Thursday | Dinner With the In-Laws at Pizzeria Violetta

Olivia Palermo is living, breathing, shiny-haired proof that up-town prepsters can do sneakers too. Dinner with the in-laws at hot new Brisbane restaurant Pizzeria Violetta doesn’t have to mean pearls and a twin set—rock your leather skinnies, a lady-like coat, and a cute pair of print sneeks and you’re well on your way to familial acceptance.

best boutiques thursday

1. Golden Goose Deluxe Brand Superstar Leopard Print Sneakers. Find Golden Goose at camargue

2. Cartier Juste en Clou Bracelet at Cartier

3. Bumble & Bumble Thickening Spray at Mecca Cosmetica

4. Dion Lee II Unlock Apron Top

5. Saskia Diez Papier Weekender Bag

6. Scanlan Theodore Stretch Leather Leggings In Bordeaux at Scanlan Theodore

7. Chloe Cotton and Linen Blend Tweed Blazer

Friday | Cocktails Galore at BLACK Bar | Sydney

Cara ain’t afraid to work a pair of kicks at a bar, and you shouldn’t be either. Go full bad-girl at Sydney’s BLACK Bar in a band-tee, ripped skinnies, leather jacket, and a pair of Golden Goose sneakers in glam-rock gold.

1. J Brand Mercy Photoready Cropped Jeans at Desordre

2. Golden Goose Deluxe Slide Sneakers. Find Golden Goose at camargue.

3. Acne Studios Mock Leather Jacket

4. R13 Distressed Printed Cotton And Cashmere Blend Jersey T Shirt

5. Proenza Schouler Fringed Leather Clutch

6. Stila Stay All Day Waterproof Liquid Eyeliner at Mecca Cosmetica

Saturday | Trawling the Rose St Artists' Markets | Melbourne

Weekends and sneakers are a match made in lazy-girl heaven. Channel Alexa’s easy breezy look while scouting the Rose St Artist’s Markets in a ‘70s shirt, high-waisted cut-offs, and glitter-bomb sneeks.

best boutiques melbourne

1. AG The Saddle Shorts at Grace

2. A.P.C 70’s Cotton Shirt, at Grace

3. Le Labo Jasmine Perfume at Mecca Cosmetica

4. Golden Goose Glitter Fancy Canvas Sneakers in Black at camargue.

5. Kuboraum in Havana Shiny at One Point Seven Four

6. Deadly Ponies Mr Club Molten at Incu

Sunday | Brunch With Your Bestie at Merriweather Café

When dressing for brunch with your BFF at Merriweather, comfort is key. Slouchy cashmere, distressed short-shorts, and aviators to hide last night’s indiscretions are essentials.

best boutiques Brisbane

1. Rag & Bone Valentina Cashmere Sweater, and Mils Distressed Cut-Off Denim Shorts

2. Linda Farrow LFuxe 28, $799 at One Point Seven Four

3. Malin + Goetz Lip Moisturizer at Mecca Cosmetica

4. Golden Goose Deluxe Brand Black Polka Dot Sneakers at camargue

5. Mybob Hat at Samantha Ogilvie

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