The fact that retro is topical again at the moment cannot be overlooked when looking in the streets. Many trends from the 80s and 90s are flourishing again today. In terms of footwear, models with thick soles are once again in vogue, such as the platform sneaker. For all fans of this shoe is called: Watch out! Ugly sneakers and chunky sneakers combine thick soles and extraordinary style. If this is not a reason to take a look at the new A.S.98 fall / winter collection!
What are Ugly Sneakers and Chunky Sneakers?
Ugly Sneaker and Chunky Sneaker are names that stand for one thing above all: Thick soles, flashy colors and colorful stitching. Ugly sneakers are characterized by their chunky and disproportionate appearance and shape. The combination of bright colors and unusual shapes results in a shoe trend that can hardly be surpassed in eccentricity. Due to their gaudy design, they catapult us straight back to the 90s.
Who can wear chunky sneakers?
For those who long for a change from their traditional sneakers, chunky sneakers are probably the best alternative. However, you should be aware of this: You are definitely no longer inconspicuous with the trendy sneaker! Due to its bright colors and unusual shape, the chunky sneaker immediately catches the eye. The Ugly Sneakers are now even combined on business looks. However, due to its eye-catching appearance, the shoe is more recommended as a casual shoe. Ugly sneakers turn plain outfits into something special. Due to the thick sole, they also cheat us a few centimeters taller and stretch the leg. So, both short and tall women can wear the shoe without any problems.
What can be combined Ugly Sneakers on?
As the name already reveals, chunky sneakers generally belong to the sneakers and sneakers. The fact that urban and sporty looks can be created with these in particular is therefore completely out of the question. Quite classic on jeans and shirt works just as well as the combination with trendy mom jeans and bomber jacket. The rule here is: more is more! If you prefer something more classic, focus on the shoe and keep the rest of the outfit rather simple. The fact that chunky sneakers just cry out for style breaks should have already been noticed by the experimental and daring women among us. Elegant pieces like pantsuits in combination with a gaudy Ugly Sneaker result in an edgy look that is really worth seeing. However, if you're still getting to grips with the style-breaking theme, start with monochromatic chunky sneakers and a loose summer dress first.
Ugly Dad Sneakers - (not) a shoe for dads?
Ugly Dad Sneakers can be considered as a special form among Ugly and Chunky Sneakers. The name says it all: Ugly Dad Sneakers stand for particularly chunky and bulky sneakers, as they were worn in the 90s especially by fathers in the USA because of their comfort. Today, the Ugly Dad Sneaker is mainly worn ironically and, like all other chunky sneakers, can create extraordinary looks.