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Sneaker Style: 4 Of King Beyoncé's Best Sneaker Moments

Happy Birthday Beyonce! Here is one thing with love about Beyonce: it’s not always about uber sexy, sky high heels and it’s not always about playing by the rules, either. In fact, sometimes, ‘Yonce combines her fashionista with a pair of sneaks that continue to set her own style agenda.

Queen Bey is turning 34 today and in honor of her birthday, birthdate, and favorite number we've decided to compile four (count 'em) of our favorite sneaker moments courtesy of the Queen. Take a look!

beykicks We begin back in 2013, when Bey's Tumblr presence was just beginning and where a pair of Reeboks from their 2013 collaboration with the Keith Haring Foundation, had the whole world trying to match her steez.

BeyonceacutewaswearingLESSLESSmidicropsweatshirt60andNikeAirMax1SPLiquidGoldtrainers_zpsb4b4f513 Fast forward to 2014 when the Knowles-Carter fam was spotted out and about in South Beach with matriarch Beyoncé showing off her toned physique in a pair of $81 Wildfox Couture Le Femme Deluxe Sunglasses, a $54 L.E.S.S Midi Crop, and these coveted Nike Air Max 1 Liquid Gold Sneakers.

15culture-well-beyonce-1-blog427-v4 As 2014 wore on, Beyonce was in hyperdrive. Little did we know she was preparing to drop all types of surprise amazingness with her epic self-titled album when this awesome shot appeared in T Magazine. Yonce, dressed up her Chanel Sneakers in a Miu Miu mini for this Juergen Teller candid. Love.

bvxkah 2015 has been Bey's year to getaway. Snaps of her time with the family have made us ohhh and ahh at her jetsetting life. Bey, always the strategist, posted a slew of shots pairing cute looks with Classic Converse Chucks. Coincidence? We didn't think so. Our favorite Yonce Converse moment? This 'Merica themed look featuring a pair of very short blue shorts, a white T-shirt, a fab red blazer and these classic Chucks.

Is Beyonce Teaming Up With Converse?

So, look. I've been peeping game as of late and Beyoncé has been sticking to her sneakers quite often lately. While there's nothing at all questionable about Bey slipping into the comfy canvas of Converse, it's kind of her M.O. to step out fly in one designer before she announces something big. For weeks, Beyonce has made super fresh and cute appearances on the sidewalk catwalk in Converse Chuck Taylors. We thought it was just one of those one-in-a-blue-moon occasion we would see the Queen Bee in a pair of sneakers. But, no. Candids in New York and pre-plane attire to the whole fam in the game, Bey has made her world a Converse-loving one:



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Now could Bey just love herself some Converse and that's all there is to it? Sure! However, with the release of the new Chuck II this week, we (read: me...all me) foresee a possible collaboration with the iconic brand. It's a pattern with B.

Last year, when she wore TopShop almost every day, she later announced a huge partnership with the company. When she flossed her fit body during and after her On The Run tour with her husband Jay Z, she announced her Vegan meal system. When she posed with a Slurpee from 7-11, she released an entire song named after the frosty beverage. Catch where I'm going with this?

Bey, the international brand that she is, rarely promotes anything just because. And we love that. So this Converse cowinkidink is giving us pause and making us wonder about a possible Beyonce x Converse collab in the future.

Would you love to see a Beyonce sneaker? Let us know your thoughts.

Throwback Kicks: Beyoncé x Isabel Marant Concealed Wedge Sneakers

In 2011, Beyoncé was riding high following the release of her album 4. After four other singles were released, Beyonce opted to release visuals for the up-tempo "Love On Top" that pretty much launched a wave of wedge sneaker silhouettes and 1,000 Isabel Marant knock-offs. tumblr_m2rmdmvWA31qgmtmvo1_500

The Bekett leather and suede concealed wedge sneaker, which still sells well in 2015, can be purchased here.

Watch the video for "Love On Top" below and reminisce on the days when this song was Blue Ivy Carter's announcement to the world.

Get The Look: Beyonce in H&M, Phoenix With Love x Converse

Queen Yonce was out and about in Los Angeles last week and while she was making a mad dash for her waiting car, photogs captured the singer and all of her casual glory rocking a steal of an outfit. $39.95 H&M Skinny High Jeans, a $30 No Coffee No Workee tee by From Phoenix with Love, and $35 Converse Chuck Taylor Allstar Shoreline Slip-on Sneakers in Black. beyonce-knowles-los-angeles-pic200012

A Beyonce outfit for under $100? Sign us up! Lucky for us, even though Bey was being elusive, we got the deets on her laid-back fit for your purchasing pleasure.

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Her H&M jeans are washed stretch with distressed details, ultra-slim legs and a high waist.

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This awesome tee (which I NEED, btw) is a 52% combed and ring-spun cotton, 48% polyester blend and comes in grey with white block lettering. Bey's sneaks are a popular take on the OG Converse, but the "Shoreline" offers an easy slip-on, slip-off design that makes for little fuss.

Are you feeling Bey's relaxed fit?

KOTD Weekend Recap: Beyonce, Rihanna, Gigi Hadid And More!

Happy Monday everyone! Dallas got some summer heat this weekend, though most of our faves could be found taking in warmer weather on the West Coast. From Hawaiian vacays to some overseas romps, there was no shortage of chances to showcase their superb sneaker style.

Let’s see the shoe game!

beyonce-knowles-hawaii-pic198100 Beyonce Knowles hiked on yams of perfection wearing a Beach Bunny Swimwear Black Diamond Monokini, Agent Provocateur Varla Cutout Sequined Coverup and Converse Chuck Taylor Classics in Black.

gigi-hadid-beverly-hills-pic198082 Gigi Hadid roamed the streets of Beverly Hills wearing a simple white tee/jean combo paired with a fresh pair of adidas Original Stan Smith Classics.

khloe-kardashian-leaving-the-gym-pic198062 Before heading to Indio for weekend 2 Coachella festivities, Khloe Kardashian pumped some iron in a dream-worthy pair of Nikes.

tumblr_nmrifqGU7Q1sxpryvo1_500 Karreuche did some shoe shopping in Los Angeles in these AHHmazing Nike Air Huaraches in Bronzine.


Rihanna was spotted at Giorgio Baldi restaurant in Los Angeles before taking flight to Hawaii. The singer wore a white tank top with Rag & Bone‘s shredded zipper capri jeans. Those Puma R698 Trinomic sneakers in Snow Splatter, though? Yes, Rih.

cara-delevingne-lax-airport-pic198393 Cara Delevingne brought a bit of airport grunge wearing Chanel Sneakers with a cropped tee and trench overcoat.

christina-milian-leaving-the-mayfair-hotel-in-london-april-2015_7 It was peace across the pond for Christina Milian who headed to London over the weekend.  The singer was spotted leaving the Mayfair Hotel in those trusty adidas Original Stan Smith Classics.

Kicks Of The Day: Weekend Recap

vashtie-puma Vashtie skewed subway fierce, opting to hit a strong stance in her PUMA Future Suede 2.0 Lo.

BeyxBlue Beyonce x Blue Ivy opted for Mommy/Daughter comfort as the pair posted an uber cute pic both in Converse Classics. Buy Bey's here and nab Blue's here.

jurneeJeanettekellymelanieEssence Jurnee Bell, Jeanette Jenkins, Kelly Rowland and Melanie Fiona linked last week to celebrate Essence's Black Women In Hollywood by breaking a sweat for a morning workout with Pretty Girls Sweat. The group kept it bright in matching pairs of the Nike Zoom Fit Agility training sneaker in Volt.

gigi-hadid-duffs-cakemix-pic188820 Fresh from her NYFW appearances, model Gigi Hadid hit a bakery in metallic kicks paired with a Saint Laurent Classic Sac De Jour Leather Tote and Krewe Du Optic St. Louis Sunglasses.

#CNK | Celeb Kicks 9.22

Happy Monday All! Last week (and this weekend) we were treated to more than a few of your favorites (and an assortment of newbies) rocking some pretty dope kicks as they mingled about town. Rita Ora and Rihanna continued to show off their sneaker prowess, but with a bit of a couture twist. Angela Simmons had plenty of options on a sneaker shopping trip, Amber Rose stepped out in Senor Jordan for the second week in a row, and even Ciara got her groove on in some pretty snazzy shoes from the Flux family.

Peep below and let us know who nabs your top choice for this week.

Angela Simmons

Angela Simmons in Nike KD 7 and Air Jordan Future (GS). Also pictured: Air Jordan 1 Hi Photo: IG


Amber Rose in Air Jordan 6 “Sport Blue” Photo: Zimbio


Ciara in the Nike R.T. Air Force 1 Boot “Beige” (Release Date: 10/16) Photo: IG


Alicia Keys in the Reebok AK Wedge Boot Photo: Slaven Vlasic/Getty


Khloe Kardashian in Nike Free 5.0 Deep Royal Blue/Hyper Pink , Nike Rally Futura Capri Pant and Nike Rally Signal Full-Zip Sweatshirt Photo: FameFlynet


Rita Ora in adidas by Stella McCartney Trochilus Boost Photo: Zed Jameson/Daily Mail


Teyana Taylor (with an appearance from August Alsina) in Air Jordan 3 “Sport Blue” Photo: IG

Ciara in adidas ZX Flux Video: IG


Sophia Bush in Play by Comme Des Garcons Chuck Taylor High Top Photo: Getty


Beyonce in Unknown platinum sneakers Photo: Spread


Erykah Badu in Kobe 9 "Elite Devotion" (NOLA Gumbo League Collection)

Photo: Twitter


Tae Heckard in Jordan Future (GS) Photo: IG


Rihanna in Chanel Photo: RihannaCouture


Rita Ora in Givenchy Photo:FameNet

Which Gorgeous Gal Wins Your Vote?
Rita Ora
Tae Heckard
Amber Rose
Angela Simmons
Alicia Keys
Khloe Kardashian
Erykah Badu
Teyana Taylor
Sophia Bush

Poll Maker

#ChicksNKicks | Beyoncé Strikes a Pose In Chanel Sneaks

Beyoncé struck a pose in a pair of tweed kicks courtesy of Chanel's Spring 2014 Couture Collection via her spread in T Magazine out this weekend in print and online now. The spread, shot by Juergen Teller and styled by Poppy Kain, features Bey in high-fashion Chanel tweed kicks which boast bright colors and even a few high top versions.


Peep more of the 2014 Collection here and read Bey's full interview here.