Uptown Bourgeois is an arts, news, and culture blog created by New York-based freelance writer Jefferey Spivey. UB explores universal themes through a black, queer lens. 

Trainers

I have to admit I've never really been a fan of wearing athletic sneakers with anything other than joggers or gym clothes. In my mind, wearing sneakers with denim or chinos was something you'd only do for comfort or if you were in too much of a rush to style your look. But with the high-end resurgence of streetwear and so many brands reinvesting in top quality sneakers, there are definitely options out there that pique my interest and fit in perfectly with my wardrobe.  My trainers of the moment are the Nike Roshe Run sportswear shoes.  The gold pair shown here add a pop of color to my muted casual outfit and they're also extremely comfortable, functional running shoes.  Though trainers may seem like the trend of the moment, adding a sporty element to your look is a style approach that's fresh and timeless.

Photo by SahedPhotography.com

Sweater: H&M; Jeans: Banana Republic; Sneakers: Nike

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