Friday, April 23

Tag: Trainers

3 Pairs of Spring Shoes Our Editors Swear Are as Comfy as Trainers
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3 Pairs of Spring Shoes Our Editors Swear Are as Comfy as Trainers

There's no doubt that over the last year, many of us have spent more time walking than ever before. With nowhere to go and no one to see, the daily lap around the block or local park became an outing to look forward to and often the only opportunity we'd have to socialise. While this newfound obsession with getting in our 10,000 steps or adding to our kilometre count on Strava has of course been beneficial from a health perspective, it has also meant that we've spent much of the year in sneakers, and quite frankly, I'm ready for a change. Therefore, Team Who What Wear set out to find some spring shoes that could work as an alternative to trainers, keeping in mind that many of our outings now include a commute on foot. Each editor selected a shoe style and put it to the test walking to t...
Sustainable trainers for a more eco-friendly wardrobe
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Sustainable trainers for a more eco-friendly wardrobe

Building a more sustainable wardrobe doesn’t, and realistically can’t, happen overnight. You can starting by slowly buying into ethical fashion brands, or looking at which areas are worth investing in more, such as sustainable trainers. Why? Because trainers, and sportswear in general has historically been the black sheep of the industry, with 95% of the 20 billion pairs of shoes produced globally each year ending up in landfill sites, according to Good News. Luckily, a lot of trainer brands are looking into more ethical and sustainable ways to produce their shoes, and therefore reduce their carbon footprint and impact on the planet. The likes of Veja, Superga and Tretorn, beloved by Kate Middleton and Meghan Markle for examples, are focusing their efforts on eco-friendly fa...
35 Outfits That Look 10/10 Styled With Trainers
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35 Outfits That Look 10/10 Styled With Trainers

Gone are the days when trainers were solely reserved for athletic endeavours (Read: your commute, whenever it resumes). Over the past few years, sneakers have broken free from their gym-bag bounds and have taken on new sartorial meaning.It all started when Adidas Stan Smiths became part of the It-girl uniform. Then Vans proved to be all the rage. Fast-forward a few seasons and we had the pared-back likes of Veja and Superga to obsess over. Most recently, though, "dad" trainers have been clogging up our Instagram feeds—something that looks set to continue the further into 2021 we find ourselves.Regardless of which trainer style you've pledged your allegiance to, there's one thing we can all agree on: We're so glad trainers are here to stay. However, their styling potential goes way beyon...
Best running shoes for women: I'm a health editor, and these are the 12 best trainers available RN
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Best running shoes for women: I'm a health editor, and these are the 12 best trainers available RN

Don't be confused by all the jargon - I've tried all the newest running trainers and these are the ones actually worth investing inThe NHS’s ‘Couch to 5k’ app had over a million downloads during the first lockdown last year. We’ve become a nation of runners, and if you’re one of the keen beans now lacing up regularly, know this. One of the simplest way you can improve your running is by investing in the right kit. Hence this handy guide to the best running shoes for women. I’m a health editor who runs marathons for fun, so I’ve been testing out all of the newest running shoes currently available. Keep reading for an honest review of which are worth your investment – and which aren’t. Shop the best new options from the likes of Nike, Adidas, Unde...
24 Trainers That Will Work With Everything in Your Wardrobe
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24 Trainers That Will Work With Everything in Your Wardrobe

I've spent over a decade working as a journalist and most of that has been working in fashion. Over time, those of us who work in this area find they're more drawn to certain subjects than others. For me, trainers and the surrounding trends have always had a pull. I'm not really sure what it is that has always fascinated me but I imagine growing up as a teenager in the late '90s with the likes of Oasis and Blur making sports casual something cool and desirable has a lot to answer for.As I've gotten older, I've always enjoyed the softening effect that sneakers can have on outfits. Formal shoes can feel too old-fashioned with suits but the moment you wear a pair of Adidas Stan Smiths, you've got a Phoebe Philo-approved look. Add a pair of high-top Converse to a slinky slip dress and you'r...