The black tennis they are a fundamental part of your wardrobe. We know it, you know it and there they are. In their box or on a shelf, always ready for action, because they have the honorable task of being the footwear “for battle.” However, we want to tell you something: they do get dirty, the abuse is noticeable and you can’t bring them in without cleaning. But above all this there is something that is even stronger: these can be combined with many more clothes than a pair of jeans. Popular belief dictates that black footwear goes with everything; nor should we fall into that other extreme. We do not know for sure if we think this because of our school years, if it is because of a cultural heritage where the entire male wardrobe was made up of ultra-sober suits, but no. It is not like that at all. So, thinking that it may be easy to overlook what goes best with your black shoes, we have a couple of tips for you and those sneakers that today are waiting to be used better than ever.
So, thinking that some classic jean pants are not your only option, let’s review with what bottoms you can use your black tennis without making any mistakes along the way.
Dolce and Gabbana. The classics that should not be missed.
Of course the first option is to match your sneakers with the color of your pants. The great thing about living in the new 20s is that it doesn’t matter if this is denim or tailored, if it’s straighter or skinny and even wide. Yes indeed; Remember that the trend of this entire decade is towards the broader models.
Valentino. A very current cut.
There is some inheritance humphrey-bogartiana in all this and, therefore, your look will be impregnated with a certain elegance or sophistication, even if you bring the most street possible. If you opt for this alternative, you could put a denim jacket or an ecru sweater on top.
Light brown chinos
Burberry. A very 90’s model.
If a very traditional tailor read this, perhaps he would tell us that these pants should never coexist with some black tennis. However, there is nothing to fear. This combination, in fact, is key in urban fashion and has its pillars (or antecedents) in the style of the communities skate. Today it is a type of basic pants that every man should have.
Now in gray
Zegna. For a more sober, but cool look.
Here the point is that you realize something: if you use your kicks With classic gray joggers or pants, why not change the fabric? This will modify your appearance a bit and will then make the look you have decided to bring expand its horizons of opportunity.
Givenchy. Fundamental and very modern.
Yes. As you read it. Nothing has more character and makes your personality explode like a red garment in your outfit. Above all, speaking of a garment that is usually seen in gray, blue or denim. Don’t be afraid of this hue and add a light sweatshirt, a beanie and even a watch in steel. You will see how everything makes more sense.
Checked tailored trousers (or full suit)
Boss Hugo Boss. Elegancia relajada.
One of the best legacies that the first decade of the 2000s and its musicians left us is the conjunction of suit and tennis. What today translates into more relaxed lives, fun when choosing your outfit of the day and work meetings where people can be more comfortable. Although with this style you must pay close attention to the rules of care for your tennis shoes, without any excuse.
Maybe a solid color tailored pants
Brunello Cucinelli. A texture that will go very well with your sneakers.
The important thing here is that you take a little risk and experiment with more colors than black or gray. Here is a list of tips in color. Although, remember: the final decision is up to you and if you feel comfortable, no one can tell you not to use this or that thing. This is just a basic decision guide, the rest is up to you. We do not know; Maybe your confidence and style belies everything we believed in.
With those that do:
- Light grey
- Tan (which can range from earthy to ocher colors)
With those who don’t:
- Olive green
- Coffee (if it was the other way around, it would look better)
Now you have what it takes to show the power of your tennis without fear of absolutely nothing.