Forget mom jeans; fashion has now reached peak dad! Dad shoes got their name thanks to their retro appearance. Known by many names – chunky sneakers, ugly sneakers, turbo trainers – this style of footwear is enjoying a moment. Most look like they've come straight out of your father's ’80s wardrobe: Think nondescript white Buffalo shoes, paired with GUESS x J Balvin tube socks and a Lee Cooper jeans. Many feature thick soles and an overall chunky look, which screams comfort over chic.
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When done right, these kicks go with everything from office suits to sequin dresses, bringing an irreverence to any ensemble. Chunky gym shoes are fast becoming the fashion trainer of choice. Check out our following carefully selected looks for Spring that will help you channel your own inner ‘dad on vacation’ vibe!