The Ultimate Summer Guide to Wedge Sneakers

Monday, July 01, 2013

--Guest Post By Jenny Crompton

The most exciting summer footwear trend of 2013 is the wedge sneaker. This unique fashion is marvellous for when you're enjoying casual summer days simply hanging out with your friends. The sneaker wedge is certainly a must-have for your wardrobe. With an array of funky designs from street to sporty-chic you're sure to find a pair that you just love.

This style of shoe is a sneaky (and brilliant) way to create the illusion of height without being it being blatantly obvious. So, how do you wear the wedge sneaker? And what styles are out there? Here is the ultimate summer guide to 2013's biggest trend; the wedge sneaker.


Wedge sneakers are sporty yet incredibly feminine, they make your legs look fantastic and accentuate your beautiful curves. To take full advantage of this style, wear with a cute, block-coloured skater dress.

A really fantastic way to make your summer wardrobe more exciting is to purchase a pair with an eye-catching pattern. JD has a fabulous selection of Nike wedge sneakers, an excellent choice if you're a girl who loves sport but also enjoys experimenting with fashion.

For festival-wear these are nothing short of essential, they provide you with sublime comfort which is definitely needed when you're on your feet all day!

Nike Dunk Sky Hi Wedge

→ Buy the Nike Dunk Sky Hi Wedge, £65.00 (was £85.00), at

Princess of Punk

For the ever-on-trend punk look try a pair of studded wedges. With a concealed wedge, these shoes from Top Shop are simply divine.

Complete the alternative look with a pair of high-waist denim shorts and leather jacket for those cool summer evenings. Channel the glamour of the 1980s with a pair of Aviator sunglasses - an edgy look perfect for a confident, rock chick.

Topshop Accelerate Stud Wedge Sneakers

→ Buy the Topshop Accelerate Stud Wedge Sneakers, $120.00, at

High Fashion

High-tops, like these available from New Look, have made a huge return to the fashion scene this year and are a great addition to summer fashion. With a unique shape, this style of wedge is ultimately eye-catching.

For a super comfortable casual look wear a pair of these wedge sneakers with a pair of skinny jeans. Create an incredible, bright and summer-ready outfit with colourful or patterned leggings.

New Look Coral Piped Concealed Wedge Sneakers

→ Buy the New Look Coral Piped Concealed Wedge Sneakers, £24.99, at

Comfortable, stylish and wholly on trend you can't go wrong with sneaker wedges, so make sure your summer wardrobe is up-to-date, go out and grab yourself a pair. Summer fashion is about colour bursts and experimentation, so whether you're enjoying a holiday abroad or just chilling with your friends make sure you're rocking the sneaker wedge look!

This post was written by Jenny Crompton, an aspiring Fashion writer.