Comfy Sneakers That Secretly Add Height | Clozette


One of the most common fashion advice for petite gals is to wear heels because they elongate the silhouette. But although pumps and platforms are super sexy and give us that vertical boost, sometimes we just want to rest our feet, go for a more casual look and wear a pair of sneakers even if it means sacrificing a little height. We know, it's not the most ideal scenario but sometimes we just have to live with what we have, right? The good news is we have another option: heeled sneakers. Call them sneaky, but with these pairs, we can now have the best of both worlds. Here are some of the pieces to choose from.


For dainty outfits


Women's Keds X Rifle Paper Co. Triple Kick Rosalie Embroidered Jute

Women's Keds X Rifle Paper Co. Triple Kick Rosalie Embroidered Jute, USD79.95 (keds.com)


Having those extra inches means more space for creative designs like the pretty flower patterns on this pair from the Rifle Paper Co. and Keds collaboration. This particular piece, the Triple Kick Rosalie Embroidered Jute in the white upper, is a perfect match for floral dresses or for any casual look with a feminine touch. On top of the one-inch platform, it also features an extra height in the midsole and a comfy cushion for comfort.


For street style ensembles


Aldo Seveisa

Aldo Seveisa, USD85 (aldoshoes.com)


If you're a petite gal who has always wanted to try street style fashion but hesitated because most of the looks won't go well with traditional heeled footwear, then you may want to add Aldo's Seveisa in black and white colourway. With almost three inches of height and its athletic look, this pair will level up your street style cred.


For sporty occassions


New Balance X-90

New Balance X-90 in Oyster Pink with Sea Salt, USD89.99 (newbalance.com)


Whether you're planning to run a marathon or just do some light exercises, the New Balance X-90 series offers some great selections. All pairs in the collection have a light built and feature a retro '90s look that's very trendy these days. Among all the choices, this Oyster Pink variant is one of the most stylish ones that can easily be matched with any athleisure outfit. Plus, you get a very subtle one-inch heel!


For any casual outfit


Kurt Geiger Laney White Leather Chunky Trainers

Kurt Geiger Laney White Leather Chunky Trainers, GBP95.20 (kurtgeiger.com)


Looking for durable, high-quality heeled sneakers that you can wear with almost anything? Consider splurging on a pair. We suggest checking out Kurt Geiger's Laney, which comes in a crisp white design with a black counter, leather finishing and pumped with a 35mm platform. Because of its versatility, this could easily be your new favourite.



For dressy occasions


Keds x Kate Spade New York Triple Decker Pearl Foxing

Keds x Kate Spade New York Triple Decker Pearl FoxingPHP3,995/~USD76.29


Although this piece is from a bridal collection, it's not exclusive to brides-to-be. It's also a good choice for anyone who's on the hunt for heeled sneakers that are appropriate to wear on dressy occasions. This sophisticated pair with a one-inch pearlised platform and metallic canvas will complement even the most elaborate gowns or cocktail dresses.


(Cover photo from: @riflepaperco)


Next, discover some cute beach-ready flats.


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It's safe to say that the gingham pattern is this season's style staple. Year after year, we've seen this pretty trend come into dominance every summer. And it's not hard to see why it's a fashion favourite. The design is dainty, fun and encapsulates everything we love about this season. Keep scrolling for fresh inspiration from the Clozette Community on how to style this beloved fabric pattern. 


Neutrals


Gingham Outfits

(Photo from: Suzanneooi)


Cutesy


Gingham Outfits

(Photo from: Jeslyne)



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Our dads have always been there, silently supporting us. After years of driving us around to weekend trips and buying us fancy dinners on Friday nights, it’s now our fathers' turn to enjoy a holiday just for him. With Father’s Day fast approaching, make sure you’re well-equipped to show your love to your dads. Make the number one man in your life smile and get him these Father’s Day gifts. Whatever your father might enjoy, there’s surely something in here that he’d appreciate.

 

For extra-hardworking ones


A brown bottle of cleansing foam is one of the many father's day gifts your dad will appreciate.

Sulwhasoo Men’s Refreshing Cleansing Foam 150ml, SGD50


Remind your fathers that, while taking care of the family, it’s great if they could remember to care for themselves too. Help them pamper themselves by getting them something from Sulwhasoo’s latest men’s range. From a Refreshing Cleansing Foam to a Relaxing UV Protector, this line of skincare products for men will surely bring your dad the luxurious pampering he deserves.


For the style savvy


Polo shirts in the shade of red all neatly folded

Brooks Brothers Soho Fit polo shirts, price unavailable


Why don’t you give your dad a wardrobe update? Shop for elegant new menswear pieces from Brooks Brothers’ new BrooksGate Collection.  Their new menswear items include slim-fitting Soho Fit and Tailored Fit polo shirts, among other sophisticated separates crafted from Italian fabrics. If you’re looking for an extra special gift, opt to have menswear pieces tailor-made for your dads. The Brooks Brothers Paragon boutique just also launched a Made-to-Measure program, which would give them a complete luxurious customisation experience.

 

For timepiece collectors


A gold-plated watch with hologram dials

Fossil’s The Hologram Watch, price unavailable


Everyone has their indulgences — even your dad! If he’s the type who likes collecting timepieces, then quit browsing through all potential Father's Day gifts. This upcoming Fossil’s The Hologram Watch is surely the one for him. As the name suggests, the watch features a unique holographic lens dial against images that change at the flip of the wrist. If you’re eyeing this as your gift, then be quick! The limited-edition gold-plated timepiece is only available in six sets in Singapore. Get them exclusively at ION Orchard starting 3 June.



For the jet-setters


A huge black suitcase

RIMOWA Essential Sleeve Cabin in Black, price unavailable


One of the most enjoyable things in life is getting to travel around the globe. If your father is one who enjoys such pursuits, then he might be in need of a brand new luggage to bring along. Help dad pack for his escapade by getting him RIMOWA’s Essential Sleeve Cabin luggage. With this, he’ll have more than enough room to store his essentials and more on his next vacation. What’s more is that he can rest assured that his belongings are safe and sound inside this durable quality suitcase.

 

For the adventurous


A small black camera

GoPro HERO7 Black, price unavailable

 

If your dad’s the type who enjoys doing all sorts of fun and sporty activities during weekends, then an action cam is for him. Get him one like the latest GoPro HERO7 so he can take buttery-smooth videos and high-quality snaps of his memories. Adventure-loving dads will surely appreciate this sturdy and convenient gadget.



For the bookworms


Storytel, an audiobook app as shown in different devices

Storytel app, subscription starts from SGD9.9 per month (Storytel.com/sg)


Does your father love reading more than everything else? Instead of scouring through bookstores looking for a book he’d love, why not buy him an audiobook subscription instead? With Storytel, he has the freedom to listen to books about everything — from business to fiction. Now, he won’t get bored waiting while you and mum are shopping.

 

For the at-home chefs


A number of Cantonese dishes neatly laid on a table

Mitzo’s Enhanced Weekend Brunch, ~SGD78


Out of all possible Father’s Day gifts, there’s nothing cooking dads would enjoy more than a scrumptious feast. This June, you can choose from the numerous restaurants serving their very own special offerings. For the patriarch who enjoys Chinese food, a dimsum brunch at Mandarin Oriental’s Cherry Garden on 15 and 16 June would be a treat. You can also opt to bring him to an enhanced brunch buffet of Cantonese dishes at Grand Park Orchard’s Mitzo, also available on 15 and 16 June. If that’s not an option, Mitzo’s also offering an indulgent 5-course set menu throughout the month. For dads who enjoy steaks more than anything else, then perhaps Brooks Brothers x Ruth’s Chris Steak House’s special set menu that’s also available until the end of June would do the trick. 


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