A pair of comfortable soles is the top priority for the millennial who lives a jet-setting life. And there’s no better option than a sturdy pair of low-top, flight-ready sneakers. Reliable and easy to slip on and off, they are the fuss-free BFFs you can always count on during your travels.
Here are 15 of the best selects of the most affordable, airport-appropriate sneakers that you can put on in a jiffy, without feeling the pinch. Bonus: They make your feet look pretty swanky too.
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Text: Sean Tham
Zara Sneaker, $179
How can we resist a pair that sports so many details? From zebra and speckled prints to deep jewel coral and green tones, we want this on our feet, stat. Wear these sneakers with a tracksuit to show off a casual but cool athleisure look.
Topshop Sneaker, $56.90
Look British-chic by pairing these olive green sneakers with a wool midi skirt, a textured pullover and a double-breasted peak lapel wool coat.
Nike Sneaker, $115
If you hate getting your shoes dirty, black sneakers are perfect for you. Dress this versatile piece up with a brown midi dress for a preppy vibe.
Melissa Sneaker from Tangs, $130
Heading for a trekking adventure? This quirky pair of waterproof sneakers will keep your feet free from moisture and make you look stylish at the same time.
Topshop Sneaker, $89.90
Make a statement by donning this pair of sneakers — the chunky in-your-face gold soles add a (Midas) touch of boldness.
H&M Slip-On, S$34.95
Go gold (and bold) with this pair of slip-ons. You can be sure you won’t lose your sneakers if you have to remove them during security checks.
Vans Sneaker from Zalora, $99.90
Shine as bright as the sun with this cheery pair of yellow sneakers. They’ll pop even more when worn with an all-black outfit.
Adidas Originals Sneaker, $180
These pastel pink soles are both feminine and spunky. We love. Wear them with a girly floral number and a crossbody bag.
Converse Sneaker, $119
A neutral coloured pair of sneakers can be as versatile as one that’s black. Look effortlessly chic when you pair it with a white collared shirt, a pair of denim jeans and a camel wool coat.
Muji Sneaker, $59
You can never go wrong with a pair of navy blue sneakers. Not only are these kicks versatile enough to match with whatever’s in your suitcase, they come with padded insoles that provide maximum comfort when you’re on-board.
Forever 21 Sneaker, $34
Let your feet do all the partying with this bright sequin pair from Forever 21. But make sure you wear it with a simple pair of dungarees to let these babies stand out.
Charles & Keith Sneaker, $63.90
Burgundy is the perfect colour for Fall/Winter season. This bold pair with a thick sole and metal buckle will draw eyeballs when worn with a navy blue turtleneck pullover and a pair of wide-legged cropped jeans.
H&M Sneaker, $44.95
Say no to typical black shoes and go for something that’s more textured, like this appealing patterned piece.
Adidas Originals Sneaker, $200
Splashes of colour will brighten up the most mundane of airport outfits. These will stand out even more when worn with a simple oversized pullover and a pair of slim-fit trousers.
Zara Sneaker, $139
Not only is this pair of highlighter pink sneakers on trend, it is also feminine enough to tame the most masculine of outfits, such as a black oversized shirt and skinny jeans ensemble.