/The Sneaker Test: make sure you new clothing purchases pass it

The Sneaker Test: make sure you new clothing purchases pass it

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The Sneaker Test: an unscientific experiment whereby you test the wardrobe versatility of a garment. If said skirt, dress or pant can be worn with both a heel OR a pair of sneakers, it passes the test. Go straight to the smug zone this fashion season.

Ok, so the whole “wear sneakers with anything” look has been around for a few years now but we can all agree that it’s ramped up a notch or six this year thanks to COVID and our prized heel collection collecting dust in our wardrobe, patiently waiting for a time when they can come out and party.

My hot tip this fashion season to you is this: before adding to cart ask yourself, does this soon-to-be-purchased piece of clothing work back with sneakers? If it does, hit that checkout button with confidence that you’ll wear it often.

My sneakers of choice … no surprise here … are by FRANKiE4 Footwear. The sneaker range available now is HUGE. There is a style and colour to suit everyone’s foot shape and taste. If you’re unsure about which shape is right for your foot, contact the customer service team or book an appointment with an online shopping assistant.

To give you some Sneaker Test style inspiration, I’ve put together a video featuring four of my favourite heels transitioning to four of my favourite sneakers. Same outfit; different shoes. 

Click below to watch

Shoes featured (in order of appearance)

FRANKiE4 Footwear ELLiE III Silver Star Nikki Parkinson @stylingyou | photo @katelukephotography

Outfit #1

AiMiE Sandshell

ELLiE III Silver Star

FRANKiE4 Footwear JACKiE II navy crock| Nikki Parkinson @stylingyou | photo @katelukephotography

Outfit #2

LiSA tan

JACKiE II navy croc

FRANKiE4 Footwear KOURTNEY white zebra | Nikki Parkinson @stylingyou | photo @katelukephotography

Outfit #3

NADiA tan

KOURTNEY white zebra

FRANKiE4 Footwear NAT cream | Nikki Parkinson @stylingyou | photo @katelukephotography

Outfit #4

JULiA cognac

NAT cream

So, tell me, will you apply The Sneaker Test this season? What’s your fave FRANKiE4 sneaker?

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