You’ve seen it on the runway and in your feed, but maybe you haven’t got around to trying it out. It’s one of our favourite ways to wear a suit right now and we’re here to show you how to get it right.
Nailing the look.
Not just any suit can be worn with sneakers. It has to be the right kind of suit, and the right kind of sneaker for that matter.
Firstly, your trousers need to be flat front and tapered. With a slimmer thigh, knee and calf, our Blast trouser is cut to pair perfectly with sneakers. And when it comes to length, shorter is better – a slight break is ok, but we prefer no break at all.
To match the lean silhouette of our Blast trouser, we’ve designed the Sonic jacket. As soon as you slip into it, you’ll feel the difference of a more fitted chest and a softer shoulder that’s shaped for movement. So even though the fit is slim, the feel is light and easy-to-wear.
To avoid looking like you’re heading to the gym, steer clear of performance style sneakers. Instead, opt for clean lines and a streamlined style in leather. Keep things minimal, classic, and always in pristine condition. If you’re dressing for a more formal occasion, patent leather is perfect for pm.
High tech designer sneakers can work with your tailoring too. Futuristic details will give your suit a fashion forward edge. But pulling off this look comes with a higher degree of difficulty. If you’re keen to attempt it, just be sure to keep your kicks in one solid colour.
Office appropriate or off-duty chill.
You may think the office is somewhere you wouldn’t dare tread with this look. But if your workplace allows for a little more freedom, then the sneaker suit will set you apart from your co-workers. Neutral or grey sneakers are a fail-safe option. Swap out your business shirt for a slim fit shirt in a plain colour or subtle micro print. Button it to the neck and forget the tie.
For the creative guy who likes looking sharp off-duty, the sneaker suit strikes the perfect balance between polished and relaxed. Team it with a classic white sneaker, or if you want to give your look a fresh Spring spin, try popping off some colour against your tailoring with a pair of bold statement kicks.