We could write an entire novel devoted entirely to sneaker trends. Although sneakers occupy a small, relatively niche-like subgroup of the fashion umbrella, they seem to be exposed to just as many trend fluctuations as, for example, outerwear or bags. From daddy’s sneakers and platforms to the resurgence of Vans, Reebok and Fila, there’s always something to report in the sneaker world.
That brings us to the topic of the best sneakers for women in 2021. After carefully weighing the street style, runway, and retail trends, we’ve broken down today’s trendy sneakers into five main camps: dad sneakers, all-white sneakers, plateaus, and exaggerated soles , Weekend kicks and sports. Keep scrolling to wear sneakers in 2021 and shop for the hottest purchases in each category.