Yes, you can wear your sneakers outside of the gym, but there are rules! Okay, okay, I know some are eager to say that it’s just fine to mix the two, your gym shoes and your non-gym sneaks, but really … unless you are in a pinch, there are better choices to make than to wear your stinky running shoes to dinner. When not trying to sweat, take it up a notch with tried-and-true brands (think Nike, New Balance, Converse), since the retro sneaker look is HUGE. And consider some slip-on sneaks, as these may just be your go-to shoe that puts some spring in your step. Whether it’s sneakers with jeans or with skirts and dresses, we have five tips to share so you’ll know how to wear sneakers with jeans … and even skirts!