How to Rock "Dad Sneakers" Like a Celeb

Look like a fashion insider with these outfit ideas inspired by Emily Ratajkowski, Elsa Hosk, and Ashley Tisdale.
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Every week, I scour the web to find inspiring outfits on your favorite celebs and help you recreate their looks! This week, I was inspired by Emily Ratajkowski, Elsa Hosk, and Ashley Tisdale, who all rocked the "dad sneaker" trend. Read on to see how you can get their looks for yourself.

Celebrity Look #1: Emily Ratajkowski's Sultry Streetwear  

Emily Ratajkowski is known for her sexy ensembles, so she put a sultry spin on her pair of dad sneakers by pairing them with a bodycon dress.

Emily opted for an olive dress with a square neckline, spaghetti straps, and a fit that accentuated her physique. She kept accessories minimal, wearing some mauve cat-eye sunnies and carrying a shopper tote with woven straw detailing.

Outfit Inspired by Emily

Emily Ratajkowski Outfit: gray square neck spaghetti strap midi bodycon dress, plastic cat eye sunglasses, crochet shoulder bag, and white chunky sneakers

Products: Dress - Nordstrom, Sunglasses - Forever 21, Bag - Zara, Sneakers - Mango

Who says dad sneakers can't be sexy? Take a cue from Emily and balance out a pair of chunky, neutral-colored sneakers with a form-fitting dress.

This gray bodycon midi dress features a square neck and spaghetti straps similar to Emily's, making it perfect for summertime wear. While you can also dress it up, we like the idea of giving it a more casual vibe by copying Emily's streetwear look.

Complete the look with some tinted cat-eye sunglasses and a textured shopper tote, like this trendy crochet one.

Celebrity Look #2: Elsa Hosk's Laid-Back Meets Feminine

Elsa Hosk's model-off-duty style is always a source of outfit inspiration, and this past week, she wore a fashion-forward summertime look.

Elsa paired a feminine, green floral print mini dress with some Yeezy Wave Runner sneakers for a laid-back vibe. She also carried a white shoulder bag and wore oval metal frame sunglasses.

Outfit Inspired by Elsa

Elsa Hosk Outfit: green floral print puff sleeve mini dress, white quilted handbag, round metal frame sunglasses, and multicolor sneakers

Products: Dress - H&M, Bag - Macy's, Sunglasses - Forever 21, Sneakers - Zara

Elsa's ensemble will make you look like a fashion it-girl, perfectly balancing on-trend chunky sneakers with a classic floral frock.

This green floral print mini dress features puff sleeves like Elsa's dress, adding to its feminine look. Contrast the girly design with a pair of chunky, multicolor sneakers for a cool, unexpected look. 

Accessorize with some oval metal frame sunglasses and a white handbag.

Celebrity Look #3: Ashley Tisdale's Fall-Ready Ensemble 

Ashley Tisdale looked ready for fall in a black crewneck sweater, black denim mini skirt, and some Louis Vuitton Archlight sneakers.

She also wore a Louis Vuitton fanny pack over her shoulder, along with some angular cat-eye sunnies.

Ashley's outfit is trendy but casual – ideal for when temps start to drop in the coming months!

Outfit Inspired by Ashley

Ashley Tisdale Outfit: black crew neck sweater, black denim mini skirt, black chunky sneakers, a printed fanny pack bag, and angular cat eye sunglasses

Products: Sweater - H&M, Skirt - Topshop, Sunglasses - Forever 21, Fanny Pack - Bloomingdale's, Sneakers - Steve Madden

A simple black crewneck sweater is a wardrobe essential, which pairs well with a black denim mini skirt. (Or swap the sweater out for a white short sleeve tee if you don't want to wait for sweater weather.)

Make the outfit stand out with trendy touches including a pair of chunky black sneakers, angular cat-eye sunglasses, and a printed fanny pack. Sling the fanny pack over your shoulder instead of wearing around your waist for bonus style points.

What do you think?

Which outfit would you be most likely to wear? What other celebs would you like to see featured? Leave a comment and let us know!

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