January 17, 2024
Summer’s here and it’s finally time to wear your favorite pair of shorts. Question: What shoes are you going to wear with them?
Shorts come in all shapes and sizes—from your classic denim cutoffs to tailored linen for more formal occasions. The right pair of shoes will make any pair of shorts pop.
At Kizik, we believe in the power of versatile footwear that adapts to your lifestyle and wardrobe. Whether you’re strolling through the city or headed to a BBQ, here are some tips to help you find the right pair.
When it comes to picking the perfect shoe to match your favorite pair of shorts, there's more than just personal style to consider. It's an art of blending comfort and fashion in a seamless way.
Here's what you should keep in mind:
Remember, comfort should always come first. Nothing beats the feeling of slipping into a pair of shoes that elevates your style and hugs your feet with a snug fit. Our innovative hands-free Kiziks ensure exactly that, making them a sound choice for almost any shorts-shoe pairing!
Picking the right shoes to go with your shorts isn't just about style. It's about finding the balance between comfort, functionality, and looks.
Here's a guide to help you match your shorts with different Kizik styles for a variety of settings:
Going for a jog or a brisk morning walk? Opt for our limited-edition Mars Roamer.
With the award-winning Kizik shoe-entry technology and a Quilted Jet-Puffed upper, your feet won't just look good; they'll feel fantastic, too. The Mars Roamer is not just another active shoe—it's a stylish statement that’s ready to roam.
Hanging out downtown or going for a casual day out? Denim shorts paired with the forever favorite Athens is the way to go. Our signature spring-back heel Cage and extra Rabbit Foam® outsole deliver all-day comfort and style.
For those dressy occasions where you're rocking tailored shorts, the Madrid Eco Knit is your best bet. Its breathable, eco-friendly upper is made from 100% recycled plastic bottles. This ensures that you not only look good but also do good for the environment.
Wearing your favorite pair of shorts to the boardwalk or a beach picnic? Go with the Venice.
It has a snug-fitting, stretch canvas up top, dual underfoot cushioning on the inside, and a heel that never crushes out. Plus, their style embodies that carefree beach day vibe that beachgoers love.
Paired with your comfy cargo shorts, the Lima offers generous rebound from Rabbit Foam® outsoles, a breathable knit upper, and extra ankle padding. Run your errands in them, explore a new city, or just get your day started with great style and all-day comfort.
Got summery floral shorts for an afternoon lunch with friends? Pair them with the classic simplicity of the Vegas.
The full-grain premium leather upper, coupled with the cushioning of Rabbit Foam® outsole, provides unmatched comfort. Oh, and there’s no break-in period needed; just unbox and step into style!
And we mean swanky! For upscale events where you’d still wear shorts, beach-party linen shorts paired with the Milan is the way to go. Its sleek, on-trend appearance gives you a refined look, and the structure ensures all-day comfort—making it an apt choice for just about anywhere.
Headed to a skate park? Or aiming for a streetwear look? Pair your freestyle shorts with the Prague. The shoe’s deluxe canvas, genuine suede touches, and Rabbit Foam® outsoles grant both style versatility and durability—making it the perfect companion for your adventurous side.
Got a casual brunch lined up that calls for khaki shorts? Pair them with the Irvine.
It combines impeccable style with unmatched comfort. Inside you’re met with extra padding, dual underfoot cushioning, and a spring-back heel. It's the perfect choice for adding a relaxed yet refined touch to your brunch date outfit.
Hiking or planning an adventure? Cargo shorts teamed up with the Wasatch create a winning combo. Its edgy look makes you trail-ready, while its comfort offers a relaxed feel for lounging post-adventure.
When those cuffed-up woolen shorts make an appearance in cooler weather, opt for the Toronto. It’s the first-ever hands-free Chelsea boot. It’s rugged and stylish—perfect for stepping into the chilly weather.
The right pair of shoes can boost the style of your shorts. But there are a few faux pas that can quickly turn your look from sophisticated to shabby.
Before you head into the sun, here are some things to watch out for when sporting your favorite pair of shorts:
When it comes to fashion, shorts are just the beginning. A well-rounded wardrobe has various styles of shoes for your many style combinations.
Whether it's a casual day out or a formal evening, the shoes you choose can significantly impact your overall look. Let's explore some essential styling tips to ensure your footwear always compliments your outfit—no matter the occasion.
As we've journeyed through the world of shorts and shoes, we hope you've picked up some valuable insights on how to pair them perfectly for every occasion. At Kizik, we're all about combining style, comfort, and convenience to make footwear that fits seamlessly into your life.
Whether you're dressing up for a special event, heading out for a casual day, or even transitioning into cooler weather, the right pair of shoes can elevate your look and boost your confidence.
Remember, fashion is an expression of your unique style and personality. While it's great to follow trends and guidelines, always listen to your own fashion instincts.
And when in doubt, a pair of Kiziks can be your go-to choice, offering both comfort and style.
So go ahead, step in and step out and make the most of every sunny day and every outfit!